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Equeer: Human-Equine Erotics in Shakespeare's 1 Henry IV

Taking as its starting point the relationship between two celebrated horsemen, Hotspur and Prince Hal in Shakespeare’s second tetralogy, this talk investigates how the conjunction of cognitive theories of embodied mind, the insights of animal studies, and queer theory can illuminate Shakespeare’s depiction of the human-equine partnership’s erotic content.
The Merry Wives of Windsor poster

USM’s fully-staged comic opera, ‘The Merry Wives of Windsor,’ opens March 3

The USM Department of Theatre and School of Music will present their quadrennial opera, Otto Nicolai’s “The Merry Wives of Windsor,” on Friday, March 3, through Sunday, March 12 on the Main Stage at Russell Hall in Gorham.

USM Muslim student inspires others to rally behind American dream

USM Muslim student inspires others to rally behind American dream
Gray Parrot Book

Kate Cheney Chappell '83 Center for Book Arts "Bookbinding and the Pursuit of the Human Touch" exhibit open now through April 30

The Kate Cheney Chappell '83 Center for Book Arts presents "Bookbinding and the Pursuit of the Human Touch: The Work of Gray Parrot," now through April 30 in the UNUM Great Reading Room on the 7th floor of the Glickman Family Library.
Portland Brass Quintet

USM School of Music 2017 season opens with Portland Brass Quintet, Lantz and Kargul Valentine’s concert

USM School of Music 2017 season opens with Portland Brass Quintet, Lantz and Kargul Valentine’s concert
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Maine Art Education Association members’ “Portals” exhibit opens with large reception and workshops

On January 28, the USM Art Department and galleries celebrated the opening of “Portals: Work by Maine Art Education Association Members” at the USM Art Gallery in Gorham.

Becoming American: W.E.B. Du Bois and the Meaning of Race and Citizenship in the Jim Crow Era (Redux)

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2017 Becoming American: W.E.B. Du Bois and the Meaning of Race and Citizenship in the Jim Crow Era (Redux) Reception at the Franco Heritage Center in Lewiston, 46 Cedar St, Lewiston, Maine at 5:00 p.m. with hors d'oeuvres; Program begins at 6:00 p.m. and will end around 8:00.

DO NOT RESIST

MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2017 DO NOT RESIST Luther Bonney Auditorium, 6-9 p.m.
French Horns

USM School of Music Announces Spring 2017 Concert Season

The USM School of Music has announced its spring calendar including a full slate of diverse performances featuring faculty-led student ensembles, faculty concerts, USM’s quadrennial opera, the world premiere of an interdisciplinary collaboration, an award-winning visiting artist’s concerto premiere with the USM Concert Band and more.
Unity by Clint Fulkerson

Portland artist Clint Fulkerson opens USM Art Department and Galleries’ spring 2017 season with “Fluid Geometry” exhibit, new mural in Portland

Beginning on January 17, the USM Art Department and Galleries will present the exhibition “Fluid Geometry” by prolific Portland-based mixed media artist Clint Fulkerson. Fulkerson is currently creating a new mural on the wall of the USM AREA Gallery in Portland, and will also exhibit 15 paintings based on intricate compositions of repeating geometric shapes.

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