Monday Mechanics: Bicycle Skills Workshops - Every other Monday afternoon, beginning Sept 17th, 5-7p, Woodbury Campus Amphitheater 5-6p: Lesson about various aspects of basic bicycle mechanics, maintenance, and safety 6-7p: Open Clinic: Ask questions, practice what you learned on demo bikes, and work on your own bike with assistance Learn rules of the road, commuting tips and tricks, routes around the city, winter storage and care of bicycles, and more. Free & open to all members of the USM Community, all types of bikes and riders are welcome!
Mark Silber is a documentary photographer and a cultural anthropologist. He is also an avid gardener, who, for 35 years, owned the well-known Hedgehog Hill Farm in Sumner, Maine. With an AB from Harvard and a PhD from Boston University in Medical Anthropology, his career has been highly unorthodox. Photographing for over fifty-five years, he is an author or co-author of eight books published in Boston, New York, and Maine. His work has been exhibited widely and his photography has been published in national and international magazines. Mark Silber teaches at University of Southern Maine, Lewiston-Auburn College, where, during the fall of 2012, one of his courses is Reading Nature: Landscapes and Literature.
October 1, 2012
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Lewiston campus, Room 170
Documentary photographer and cultural anthropologist Mark Silber will talk about the patterns in nature and the significance of the aesthetics of gardens.