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Public Events for Thursday, October 18, 2012

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Photographs by Richard Veit

Photographs by Richard Veit

Event Date and Time: 
Monday, October 1, 2012, 8:00 AM to Thursday, December 20, 2012, 11:00 PM
Location: 
7th floor Great Reading Room, Glickman Family Library, Portland Campus
Contact Name: 
USM Libraries
Contact Phone: 
780-4276
Contact Email: 
libraryadmin@usm.maine.edu

Please enjoy three photographic themes by Richard Veit!  

Filters, Histograms and Magic Wands

Three Cheers, 2010

 

 

Paris, France, 2011

Tuileries Gardens, Paris 2011

 

 

 

Structural Abstracts

Blue Shadows, 2009

For more information, please contact Richard Veit at veitphotos@yahoo.com 

October 1, 2012 to December 20, 2012
8:00 AM to 11:00 PM
7th floor Great Reading Room, Glickman Family Library, Portland Campus
USM Libraries welcome three photographic themes by Richard Veit on display in our 7th floor Great Reading Room, Glickman Family Library, September 2012 - December 2012
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Smudge Studio @ Ci2

Smudge Studio @ Ci2

Event Date and Time: 
Monday, October 15, 2012, 11:00 AM to Thursday, October 18, 2012, 4:15 PM
Location: 
Ci2 Lab 5th Floor Research C-Wing Science Bldg, 70 Falmouth Street
Contact Name: 
Jan Piribeck
Contact Phone: 
2077805276
Contact Email: 
janp@maine.edu

While visiting USM to exhibit, lecture, share and more Jamie Kruse and Elizabeth Ellsworth of smudge studios will research, explore possibilities and push boundaries in the Ci2 Lab beginning on Monday the 15th of October. Come up and assist, share or just observe and while you are at it discover the Ci2 Lab and the potential it holds for your own research.

Contac Jan Piribeck to RSVP and attend:
Phone: (207) 780-5276
Email: janp@maine.edu

Just who and what is smudge studio, you ask? smudge is a Brooklyn-based collaboration between artist, designer and independent scholar Jamie Kruse and New School Professor of Media Studies Elizabeth Ellsworth. Their work "meets sites and moments where the geologic and the human converge." They will conduct a workshop on a Casco Bay Lines mail boat tour with USM art students where they will create material for the exhibit.

smudge studio

October 15, 2012 to October 18, 2012
11:00 AM to 4:15 PM
Ci2 Lab 5th Floor Research C-Wing Science Bldg, 70 Falmouth Street
Ci2 Lab spot for smudge studio to research week of Oct. 15th and USM Art Gallery hosts exhibition by smudge studio “Zuihitsu: Look Only at the Waves,” with work by USM art students and features a 20-foot-long wall drawing and polaroid images of Casco Bay.
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5 Days to Success Program: Tapping all of USM Resources

5 Days to Success Program: Tapping all of USM Resources

Event Date and Time: 
Thursday, October 18, 2012, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: 
119 Bailey Hall, Gorham Campus
Contact Name: 
Courtney Breslin
Contact Phone: 
207/ 228-8191
Contact Email: 
cbreslin@usm.maine.edu

Big project coming up?  Learn about inter-library loan, resources Gorham library offers, enjoy the learning commons and set up a tutor appointment.  Learn about other resources available on Gorham campus for your academic success!  Chance to win PRIZES!!!!

October 18, 2012
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
119 Bailey Hall, Gorham Campus
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Veterans Support Group

Veterans Support Group

Event Date and Time: 
Thursday, September 20, 2012, 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Thursday, September 27, 2012, 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Thursday, October 4, 2012, 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Thursday, October 11, 2012, 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Thursday, October 18, 2012, 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Thursday, October 25, 2012, 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Thursday, November 1, 2012, 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Thursday, November 8, 2012, 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Thursday, November 15, 2012, 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Thursday, November 29, 2012, 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Thursday, December 6, 2012, 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Thursday, December 13, 2012, 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Location: 
2nd Floor Conference Room- Sullivan Recreation and Fitness Complex-Portland
Contact Name: 
Bob Small
Contact Phone: 
780-4050
Contact Email: 
rsmall@usm.maine.edu

This group will offer an opportunity for Veterans to talk with other Veterans about personal concerns in a confidential and supportive environment. A wide range of topics can be discussed. Such as:

  • Transition into college
  • past millitary experiences
  • family and other readjustment issues
  • depolyment
  • relationships
  • stress managment

If you are a Veteran you can attend once or as many times as you would like. Come and have a cup of coffee with us!

The group will be sponsored by Bob Small from University Counseling Services. Your involvment will be confidential. We will not keep records about what is discussed

If you think this group may be helpful or you want to check it out, please don't hesitate to attend or if you have questions call Bob.

October 18, 2012
9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
2nd Floor Conference Room- Sullivan Recreation and Fitness Complex-Portland
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Safe Zone Project Training

Safe Zone Project Training

Event Date and Time: 
Thursday, October 18, 2012, 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Location: 
Presidential Dining Room, Brooks Student Center, Gorham
Contact Name: 
Sarah Holmes
Contact Phone: 
780-5767
Contact Email: 
sholmes@usm.maine.edu

The mission of the Safe Zone Project at the University of Southern Maine is to visibly identify and support those members of the USM community who are safe and supportive contacts for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and queer students, staff and faculty.

Please RSVP at sholmes@usm.maine.edu or 780-5767 (sessions with fewer than 5 people may be postponed or rescheduled).

Community members welcome if space allows.

October 18, 2012
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Presidential Dining Room, Brooks Student Center, Gorham
The mission of the Safe Zone Project at the University of Southern Maine is to visibly identify and support those members of the USM community who are safe and supportive contacts for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and queer students, staff and faculty.
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Night Sky Mythology Course

Night Sky Mythology Course

Event Date and Time: 
Thursday, October 11, 2012, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Thursday, October 18, 2012, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Thursday, October 25, 2012, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Thursday, November 1, 2012, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Monday, October 7, 2013, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Wednesday, October 9, 2013, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Monday, October 14, 2013, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: 
Southworth Planetarium
Contact Name: 
Edward Gleason
Contact Phone: 
207-780-4249
Contact Email: 
egleason@usm.maine.edu


NIGHT SKY MYTHOLOGY


Four class sessions


October 7, 9, 14 and 16th at  6:30 - 8:30 p.m.


Where: Southworth Planetarium


Cost:  $60.00 enrollment ($40.00 members)


Learn about more than 45 asterisms, constellations, stars, planets and night sky features and discover their compelling stories.   Our most popular course "Night Sky Mythology" is an odyssey of adventure, romance, epic battles and intrigue.   Conducted for four weeks in the star dome theatre, "Night Sky Mythology" gives you multicultural stories and practical experience to help you find your way around the night sky while discovering the riche mythological tapestry of the stars.


To register, call 207-780-4249 or e-mail egleason@usm.maine.edu

October 18, 2012
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Learn the stories of the constellations! This introductory celestial mythology course takes you on an exploration of the night sky.
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“Should Mainers accept same-sex marriage?” A debate on the merits of Question One

“Should Mainers accept same-sex marriage?” A debate on the merits of Question One

Event Date and Time: 
Thursday, October 18, 2012, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: 
Talbot Hall, Luther Bonney Hall, USM's Portland Campus
Contact Name: 
Victoria M. Rodríguez-Roldán
Contact Phone: 
(787) 327-5181 cell
Contact Email: 
victoria.rodriguez@maine.edu

The LGBT Law Caucus at the University of Maine School of Law will host a debate on Thursday, Oct. 18, regarding the merits of Question 1, which will appear on the statewide ballot this November. The debate is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Talbot Hall, in the Luther Bonney Hall building on the University of Southern Maine campus. Admission is free and open to the public.

Question 1 will ask Maine voters "Do you want to allow the State of Maine to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples?"

The debate will feature Mary Bonauto, Civil Rights Project Director at Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) and Carroll Conley, Jr., Executive Director of the Christian Civic League of Maine.

Dmitry Bam, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Maine School of Law, will serve as moderator.

The LGBT Law Caucus is accepting submissions of questions for the two debaters from the general public. Online submissions will be accepted and considered until the start of the debate.  Please send questions to lgbt.me.law@gmail.com.

October 18, 2012
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Talbot Hall, Luther Bonney Hall, USM's Portland Campus
The LGBT Law Caucus at the University of Maine School of Law will host this debate regarding the merits of Question 1, which will appear on the statewide ballot this November.
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International Relations Association-Weekly Meeting

International Relations Association-Weekly Meeting

Event Date and Time: 
Thursday, October 18, 2012, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Thursday, October 25, 2012, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Thursday, November 1, 2012, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Thursday, November 8, 2012, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Thursday, November 15, 2012, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Thursday, November 22, 2012, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Thursday, November 29, 2012, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Thursday, December 6, 2012, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Thursday, December 13, 2012, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: 
Conference Room, 102 Bedford International House, Portland Campus
Contact Name: 
Mohamed
Contact Email: 
ira.usm@gmail.com

The International Relations  
Association (The IRA) is a group of students with a shared interest in the  
international community and the issues the world faces today. The IRA meets  
weekly to discuss and debate solutions to these issues. In addition, the IRA  
attends national and international model United Nations conferences, as well  
as assists in hosting USM’s high school conference, MeMUNC. The IRA is  
committed to giving back to the community, and hosts civil service projects  
in the greater Portland area at least twice a year.

October 18, 2012
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Conference Room, 102 Bedford International House, Portland Campus
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USM Theatre presents YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU

USM Theatre presents YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU

Event Date and Time: 
Friday, October 12, 2012, 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, October 13, 2012, 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, October 14, 2012, 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Wednesday, October 17, 2012, 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Thursday, October 18, 2012, 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Friday, October 19, 2012, 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, October 20, 2012, 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, October 21, 2012, 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Location: 
Russell Hall, Gorham Campus
Contact Name: 
USM Theatre Box Office
Contact Phone: 
780-5151

It’s the height of The Great Depression, but hey – the Sycamore family could not be any less depressed. Can Alice Sycamore get her straight-laced fiancé to accept her crazy family? Amateur wrestling, ballet lessons, exiled royalty, xylophone serenades and spontaneous fireworks are the chaotic backdrop to a Romeo and Juliet story everyone can relate to.

Click for tickets

October 18, 2012
7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Russell Hall, Gorham Campus
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Unexpurgated Classics: Profane Texts in a Christian Curriculum.

Unexpurgated Classics: Profane Texts in a Christian Curriculum.

Event Date and Time: 
Thursday, October 18, 2012, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: 
Lee Auditorium, Wishcamper Center, Portland campus
Contact Name: 
Jeannine Uzzi
Contact Phone: 
207-780-4917
Contact Email: 
juzzi@usm.maine.edu

Book imageProfessor Richlin's most famous book is The Garden of Priapus: Sexuality and Aggression in Roman Humor (Oxford University Press 1992), and she has published widely; her work is relevant to many departments and disciplines. Professor Richlin is the speaker of choice for USM's Student Classics Club. Additionally, her visit is in part a celebration of humanities at USM and the new online Liberal Studies-Humanities major -  a collaboration of Outreach and the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, and designed by faculty in the Departments of English, History, and Philosophy, and the Classics Program.

Sponsors of Richlin's visit include the Classics Program, the Classics  
Club, the English Department, the History and Political Science  
Department, the Liberal Studies-Humanities Program, the Theater  
Department, and the Women and Gender Studies Program.

If you'd like to explore a few links for a quick peek at Richlin's work, enjoy the following:

 

October 18, 2012
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Lee Auditorium, Wishcamper Center, Portland campus
Amy Richlin, Professor of Classics at UCLA and groundbreaking scholar in the field of ancient sexuality, will speak at USM on Thursday, October 18th. She will give a talk called "Unexpurgated Classics: Profane Texts in a Christian Curriculum."
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Amy Richlin, Guest Speaker October 18th

Amy Richlin, Guest Speaker October 18th

Event Date and Time: 
Thursday, October 18, 2012, 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Location: 
Lee Auditorium, Wishcamper Center
Contact Name: 
Nicole Leclerc
Contact Phone: 
780-4290
Contact Email: 
nleclerc@usm.maine.edu

Amy Richlin, Professor of Classics at UCLA and groundbreaking scholar in the field of ancient sexuality will give a talk entitled Unexpurgated Classics: Profane Texts in a Christian Curriculum.  This event will take place on Thursday, October 18th at 7:30 pm in the Lee Auditorium of the Wishcamper Center.

October 18, 2012
7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Lee Auditorium, Wishcamper Center
Amy Richlin, Professor of Classics at UCLA will give a talk on Thursday, October 18th at 7:30 pm in the Lee Auditorium in the Wishcamper Center, called Unexpurgated Classics: Profane Texts in a Christian Curriculum.
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