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April 2014

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USM LAC Alumni Speaker Series

USM LAC Alumni Speaker Series

Event Date and Time: 
Thursday, April 17, 2014, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Location: 
Room 107, USM Lewiston Auburn, 51 Westminster Street, Lewiston ME
Contact Phone: 
(207) 753-6536
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Art on the Streets: The Polish Poster as Cultural Commentary

Art on the Streets: The Polish Poster as Cultural Commentary

Event Date and Time: 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: 
Olin Arts Center, Bastes College, 75 Russell St, Lewiston ME
Contact Phone: 
(207) 786-8301
Contact Email: 
wlow@bates.edu

In conjunction with the Museum of Art exhibition, Polish Posters: Art and Allusion, there will be a discussion on cultural posters advertising film, theater, and circus events from the 1960's through the 1980's in Poland. Public art mirrored the cultural spirit and struggles of the Polish people while asserting freedom of expression during the Communist Era.

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
 
Diary of a Mental Patient: Author Presentation

Diary of a Mental Patient: Author Presentation

Event Date and Time: 
Thursday, April 24, 2014, 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Location: 
Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring Street, Auburn ME
Contact Name: 
Auburn Public Library
Contact Phone: 
(207)333-6640

Presentation by author Christina Solak-Goodwin on her book, chronicling a full year of her personal life as she stuggles to accept the fact that she has a lifelong mental illness.

2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
 
Non-Toxic Sustainable Housekeeping

Non-Toxic Sustainable Housekeeping

Event Date and Time: 
Thursday, April 24, 2014, 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Location: 
Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring Street, Auburn ME
Contact Phone: 
(207)333-6640

Save money and your family from exposure to dangerous and unnecessary household cleaners. Take home recipes to make your own non toxic household cleaners and learn money saving techniques to keep a safe, clean, comfortable home.

5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
 
The Death of the Book has been Somewhat Exxagerated

The Death of the Book has been Somewhat Exxagerated

Event Date and Time: 
Friday, April 25, 2014, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: 
Glickman Family Library, 7th Floor, USM Portland ME
Contact Phone: 
(207) 228-8014
Contact Email: 
goodale@maine.edu

A presentation by book artist Scott McCarney about how the book industry is not dying.

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Foreign Policy Discussion Group

Foreign Policy Discussion Group

Event Date and Time: 
Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: 
Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring Street, Auburn ME
Contact Phone: 
(207)333-6640

Discussion with materials asks the question is America safer now than it used to be, and how do we assess who our enemies are? Materials for this discussion can be acquired at the reference desk on the second floor.

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
 
Labor Migration and Human Trafficking in Rural Vietnam

Labor Migration and Human Trafficking in Rural Vietnam

Event Date and Time: 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Location: 
Bates College Commons Room 221/222, Bates College, 136 Central Ave, Lewiston ME
Contact Phone: 
(207) 786-6202 or (207) 786-8241
Contact Email: 
dray3@bates.edu

A talk about the important research into human trafficking. Bring a lunch tray to hear a discussion lead by Thomas Sowell, Professor of Economics. Off-campus guest may charge their Commons lunch to the Harward Center for Community Partnerships.

12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
 
 
 
 
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