College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Black History Month at USM

Event Date and Time: 
Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Events Room, Glickman Library, Portland campus
Contact Name: 
Jeanne Curran
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  • Contesting and Celebrating Citizenship; Commemorating the Civil Rights Act of 1964,” speakers and panel discussion in recognition of BlackHistory Month;
  • featuring presentations by Leroy Rowe, University of Southern Maine assistant professor of African American history and political science, and Eileen Eagan, USM associate professor of history;
  • panel discussion by Eric Blanchard, public information director for Poor People’s Campaign, and Ida Gammon-Wilson, co-chair, African American Collection Advisory Committee;
  • 5 p.m., reception, 6 p.m. program, Tuesday, March 25, Events Room, Glickman Library, Portland campus; free and open to the public.

Professor Ed Collom Awarded 2015-2016 Trustee Professorship

Dr. Ed Collom, Professor of Sociology, is the recipient of the 2015-2016 Trustee Professorship.  The award was established by the University of Maine System Board of Trustees to reward excellence and support a research project by releasing the holder from a portion of their teaching duties.

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