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  • Scroll Through Colonial Life [“Colonial North American Project at Harvard University”] (Megan Sniffin-Marinoff, Harvard Gazette, October 12, 2017)
    "Approximately 450,000 digitized pages of all the known archival and manuscript materials in the Library relating to 17th- and 18th-century North America will be available to the public."
  • Blasting Through the Hunley Mystery (Evan Lubofsky, Hakai Magazine, August 1, 2017)

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Events on Campus

Wednesday, November 1  12:00pm  Hill Auditorium, Barrows Hall
"The Reformation at 500."
In the midst of the five hundredth anniversary of Martin Luther's posting of the 95 theses, University of Maine faculty (Joel Anderson, Caroline Bicks, and Michael Lang) will offer reflections on the Reformation, its reverberations across early modern Europe, and its complex contemporary legacies.

Wednesday, November 8  12:00pm  Coe Room, Memorial Union
"National Symbols, Airport Kitsch, and Canadian History." 
Donald Wright, Professor of Political Science, University of New Brunswick

Thursday, November 9  12:30pm  Hill Auditorium, Barrows Hall
Anders Winroth, Forst Family Professor of History at Yale University will deliver a lecture on the Vikings. 
Part of the History Department's 2017-18 Symposium Series.

Thursday, November 9  6:30pm  Minsky Recital Hall, Class of 1944 Building
"Kids, Don’t Take My Advice: 45 Years of Braggin’ About Maine"
Bill Green, Host of Bill Green’s Maine
Featuring a conversation with NPR’s Brian Naylor and presentation of the UMaine Alumni Association’s Black Bear Award.
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