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Creative Dissent For Sustainable Security, Maine Peace Action Committee Nov 2004

Creative Dissent For Sustainable Security, Maine Peace Action Committee

Cultural Affairs Distinguished Lecture Series

"Creative Dissent for Sustainable Security": Proposal to bring Bread and Puppet Theater to the University. This will be a day full of creative, energizing, and inspiring participatory activities. The eight member troupe of the world famous Bread and Puppet Theater will give a major performance, do workshops, and participate in other activities.


Across The Sands Of Time & Persian Impression, Hudson Museum Nov 2004

Across The Sands Of Time & Persian Impression, Hudson Museum

Cultural Affairs Distinguished Lecture Series

Across the Sands of Time: Art and Artifacts from the Middle East and Persian Impression by Marta Morse.


Spring 2005 New Writing Series, English Department Nov 2004

Spring 2005 New Writing Series, English Department

Cultural Affairs Distinguished Lecture Series

The primary objectives of the New Writing Series are (i) to make contemporary poetry and fiction a valued part of the cultural life at the University of Maine, (ii) to broaden the University's local, national, and international reputation as a site of vibrant cultural exchange and creativity, and (iii) to cultivate links within the University as well as between the University and area secondary schools that foster imaginative approaches to thinking about contemporary literary practices. Whereas developing an audience for individual events can be difficult, a Series creates an ongoing context for the exploration of contemporary writing and signals ...


Spring 2005 Women's History Celebration, Women In The Curriculum And Women's Studies Program Nov 2004

Spring 2005 Women's History Celebration, Women In The Curriculum And Women's Studies Program

Cultural Affairs Distinguished Lecture Series

"Drawing on the Past: Feminism for the Future" will focus on women's political participation, with politics broadly defined. We would like to encourage students' political engagement by presenting what women have done in the past and what issues they might wish to address in the present and the future.


Burning With Desire, Art Department Nov 2004

Burning With Desire, Art Department

Cultural Affairs Distinguished Lecture Series

Professor Geoffrey Batcheon is widely recognized to be a leading authority on the early history of photography. We are continuing our efforts to represent the leading figures in the field of art history to the university community.


Inside The 9/11 Commission Report, International Affairs Program Oct 2004

Inside The 9/11 Commission Report, International Affairs Program

Cultural Affairs Distinguished Lecture Series

Inside the 9/11 Commission Report: How Safe Were We? Are We? and Can We Be?


Thwarted Voices, School Of Performing Arts Sep 2004

Thwarted Voices, School Of Performing Arts

Cultural Affairs Distinguished Lecture Series

Annual concert organized and performed by Dr. Phillip Silver devoted to the music of composers who were victims of National Socialist racial policies. This year's concert includes the American premier of a suite for piano by Erich Zeisl, a powerful neo-romantic sonata for cello & piano by Karl Weigl, two Walt Whitman settings by Franz Schreker and the world premier performance of a work by Paul Ben-Haim composed prior to his flight from Nazi Germany.


Fall 2004 New Writing Series, English Department Sep 2004

Fall 2004 New Writing Series, English Department

Cultural Affairs Distinguished Lecture Series

The primary objectives of the New Writing Series are (i) to make contemporary poetry and fiction a valued part of the cultural life at the University of Maine, (ii) to broaden the University's local, national, and international reputation as a site of vibrant cultural exchange and creativity, and (iii) to cultivate links within the University as well as between the University and area secondary schools that foster imaginative approaches to thinking about contemporary literary practices. Whereas developing an audience for individual events can be difficult, a Series creates an ongoing context for the exploration of contemporary writing and signals ...


Challenging Empire, Schonberger Memorial Lecture Fund Sep 2004

Challenging Empire, Schonberger Memorial Lecture Fund

Cultural Affairs Distinguished Lecture Series

"Challenging Empire: Iraq, the UN, and the Second Super Power." A lecture by Phyllis Bennis, Fellow of the Institute for Policy Studies.


One More Thing, Franco American Studies Sep 2004

One More Thing, Franco American Studies

Cultural Affairs Distinguished Lecture Series

"One More Thing" Michael Parent's new one-man show.


Cezanne's Scale, Department Of Art Sep 2004

Cezanne's Scale, Department Of Art

Cultural Affairs Distinguished Lecture Series

Two aspects of cultural and artistic production that have been underrepresented in past years: Art History and foundry practice. This lecture series will not only provide a unique opportunity for students in the Art Department to have first-hand exposure to experts of international stature in the fields of Art History and metal working, it will be of broad popular appeal to all members of the university community.


Dr. Walter Pitman Lecture, Hudson Museum Sep 2004

Dr. Walter Pitman Lecture, Hudson Museum

Cultural Affairs Distinguished Lecture Series

"Evidence for and implication of the Black Sea Noah's Flood: Geology, Archaeology, Language and Myth." by Dr. Walter C. Pitman. Dr. Pitman will present a special lecture marrying science and myth.


Developing White Allies, Diversity Leadership Institute Sep 2004

Developing White Allies, Diversity Leadership Institute

Cultural Affairs Distinguished Lecture Series

"Developing White Allies in the Face of Racial Privilege" by Tim Wise. An internationally known diversity trainer and speaker - one of the most prominent white anti-racist voices in the United States.


A Maritime Album, Museum Of Art Aug 2004

A Maritime Album, Museum Of Art

Cultural Affairs Distinguished Lecture Series

A Maritime Album: 100 Photographs and Their Stories


Spring 2004 New Writing Series, English Department Mar 2004

Spring 2004 New Writing Series, English Department

Cultural Affairs Distinguished Lecture Series

The primary objectives of the New Writing Series are (i) to make contemporary poetry and fiction a valued part of the cultural life at the University of Maine, (ii) to broaden the University's local, national, and international reputation as a site of vibrant cultural exchange and creativity, and (iii) to cultivate links within the University as well as between the University and area secondary schools that foster imaginative approaches to thinking about contemporary literary practices. Whereas developing an audience for individual events can be difficult, a Series creates an ongoing context for the exploration of contemporary writing and signals ...


Dan Moore - Guest Artist, School Of Performing Arts Mar 2004

Dan Moore - Guest Artist, School Of Performing Arts

Cultural Affairs Distinguished Lecture Series

Dan Moore, Associate Professor of Music at the University of Iowa, will present workshops and clinics for Music and New Media students as well as a concert for the general public showing innovations and cutting edge applications of digital music in the area of percussion.


Dr. Steven Vogel Lecture, University Of Maine Chapter Of Sigma Xi, School Of Marine Sciences Mar 2004

Dr. Steven Vogel Lecture, University Of Maine Chapter Of Sigma Xi, School Of Marine Sciences

Cultural Affairs Distinguished Lecture Series

Dr. Steven Vogel will give a public Sigma Xi Distinguished Scientist lecture and a research seminar in the School of Marine Sciences seminar series. A noted author on bio-mechanics, Dr. Vogel's expertise spans many disciplines including biology, marine science, physics, mathematics, and engineering. His public seminar will address the physics of living, and touch on strategies for engaging K-16 students in learning physics.


Dr. Tomlinson Lecture, Intensive English Institute Mar 2004

Dr. Tomlinson Lecture, Intensive English Institute

Cultural Affairs Distinguished Lecture Series

Dr. Brian Tomlinson from the Centre for Language Study, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK. Dr. Tomlinson is a world-renowned scholar in the fields of language teaching methodology, literacy, language acquisition, and reading research. Lecture entitled: "Learner Literature: An Example of an Experiential Approach to Education."


Dance, School Of Performing Arts Mar 2004

Dance, School Of Performing Arts

Cultural Affairs Distinguished Lecture Series

Funding to support dance productions to help in the areas of costume, publicity, programs, lighting, and props.


Chicago, School Of Performing Arts Mar 2004

Chicago, School Of Performing Arts

Cultural Affairs Distinguished Lecture Series

The dazzling world of music and dance that personifies Chicago will be brought to life as the Division of Theatre/Dance in the School of Performing Arts presents the musical of the same name. Director Tom Mikotowicz plans to transform the hall into a 1920s vaudeville stage as Chicago unfolds in the tabloid tale of murder, greed, corruption, violence, exploitation and treachery.


Bent, School Of Performing Arts Mar 2004

Bent, School Of Performing Arts

Cultural Affairs Distinguished Lecture Series

"Bent" a play that offers a tremendous acting challenge to students. It is a hugely significant and thought-provoking piece of drama, portraying the issues around the treatment of homosexuals in Nazi Germany.


Peacemaking In The 21st Century, Peace Studies Program Mar 2004

Peacemaking In The 21st Century, Peace Studies Program

Cultural Affairs Distinguished Lecture Series

Peacemaking in the 21st Century: Inner Peace, Outer Action. Three-day conference is a new initiative intended to be a forum for those interested in peace issues in Maine.