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History Symposia

Monday, March 19, 3:10 pm - 5:00 pm, Hill Auditorium, Barrows Hall
“Imagination, Identity, and the Cartography of History: Three Maps of Canada”
Dr. Margaret W. Pearce, former Associate Professor of Geography at the University of Kansas

Monday, April 9, 3:10 pm - 5:00 pm, Soderberg Lecture Hall, Jenness Hall
"Examining the Life of Maine Missionary and Suffragist Elizabeth Upham Yates — The Importance of Biography"
Shannon Risk, Associate Professor of History at the University of Niagara

Other Events

Thursday, February 22
Nathan Godfried, Professor of History at the University of Maine, will speak on “Better Dead than Red: The History of Red-Baiting in the United States” as part of the Spring 2018 Socialist and Marxist Studies Series.  The event will take place from 12:30-1:45pm in the Bangor Room, Memorial Union.

Thursday, February 22
Professors Anne Knowles and Michael Lang will speak as part of the Life of Ideas, Notions, and Concepts series.  Professor Knowles’ talk is entitled “The Age of the Map: Finished? Or Just Getting Started?”  Professor Lang’s talk is entitled “Innumerable Times, All at One Time: A History of Ages and Epochs.”  The event will take place from 4:00-5:30pm, location TBA.  For more information, see:
  https://umaine.edu/mhc/event/life-ideas-notions-concepts-michael-lang-anne-knowles-michael-howard/

Thursday, March 1
Alex Grab, Emeritus Professor of History at the University of Maine, will speak on “The Current Situation in the Middle East: Israel and Palestine, Jerusalem, the U.S., and Iran” as part of the Spring 2018 Socialist and Marxist Studies Series.  The event will take place from 12:30-1:45pm in the Bangor Room, Memorial Union.

Thursday, March 29
Enzo Traverso, Susan and Barton Winokur Professor in the Humanities at Cornell University, will speak as part of the Life of Ideas, Notions, and Concepts series.  The event will be held from 4:00-5:30pm, location TBA.  For more information, see:
  https://umaine.edu/mhc/event/life-ideas-notions-concepts-guest-enzo-traverso/

Thursday, March 29
Nancy MacLean, William H. Chafe Professor of History and Public Policy at Duke University, will deliver the 2018 Howard B. Schonberger Lecture: “The Origins of Today’s Billionaire-Funded Radical Right and the Crisis of American Democracy.”  The event will take place at 5:30pm in the Minsky Recital Hall.

Friday, May 4
A panel of environmental historians will celebrate the career and scholarship of Professor Richard Judd on the occasion of his retirement.  The event will take place from 3-5pm; further details TBA.  For more information, contact Emma Schroeder or Eileen
Hagerman.

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