College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Posted November 5, 2014
USM offers a bright array of performing and visual arts for November!
Posted October 22, 2014
Youth in Action: Side x Side and USM have been awarded a $1.9 million Arts in Education Model Development and Dissemination (AEMDD) grant to use for a four-year-long, arts-education program, titled “Project Imagine,” in the Portland Public Schools.
Posted October 1, 2014
USM's College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences offers an array of visual and performing arts activities for October.
Posted September 16, 2014
USM College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences offers an array of visual and performing arts activities for September.
Posted August 15, 2014
As the city of Portland grapples with the issue of making a citywide mandatory increase in the minimum wage for all workers, faculty from the University of Southern Maine (USM) are contributing their expertise to this important discussion.
Posted August 13, 2014
More than 80 USM community members affiliated with the university’s School of Music and Department of Theatre, both under the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, have taken part in highly successful PORTopera and Maine State Music Theatre summer productions, plus other notable music and theater companies in the region.
Posted August 12, 2014
The professor, who teaches in the USM College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, has been appointed for a three-year term. Waldrep’s appointment is an example of the “Metropolitan University” concept undertaken by USM, in which the university becomes an important resource for local and regional organizations.
Posted August 7, 2014
Christopher Beam, CAHS adjunct History professor, had a front-row seat to American history when in 1977 he got an internship at the National Archives and listened to hour after hour of the infamous Nixon tapes.
Posted July 1, 2014
Artists, actors and residents will mark the late-night, early-morning occasion of the “king tide” -- a high tide rising above the flood marker of 11.6 feet -- with street theatre, street sculpture, outdoor cinema featuring flood-movie trailers, puppetry and general bonhomie at one of Portland’s most vulnerable areas for tidal flooding.
Posted June 30, 2014
Robin Whitham Acker of the Portland area, a graduate student in USM’s American and New England Studies (ANES) program, has identified a photographic portrait of Alfred, Lord Tennyson, hanging in the Sarah Orne Jewett House in South Berwick, as a valuable artifact created by Julia Margaret Cameron (1815-1879).