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Public Events for Thursday, November 1, 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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Zuihitsu - smudge studio

Zuihitsu - smudge studio

Event Date and Time: 
Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 7:00 AM to Sunday, December 9, 2012, 10:00 PM
Location: 
Area Gallery, Portland
Contact Name: 
Carolyn Eyler
Contact Phone: 
207 780 5008
Contact Email: 
ceyler@maine.edu


Zuihitsu

Zuihitsu
October 24-December 9

Smudge studio considers Portland’s shoreline
in Zuihitsu, an exhibition that addresses the
landscape as event—as a continuous
streaming of forces, configurations, and
undoings. Smudge’s landscape-based workshop with students will also be on view.

 

Read the press release:

USM Visiting Artists smudge studio and art students mount an exhibit created from a Casco Bay Mailboat Tour

October 24, 2012 to December 9, 2012
7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Area Gallery, Portland
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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.

November 1, 2012
9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
2nd Floor Conference Room- Sullivan Recreation and Fitness Complex-Portland
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Gudrid, the Far Traveler

Gudrid, the Far Traveler

Event Date and Time: 
Thursday, November 1, 2012, 5:00 PM to 7:45 PM
Location: 
423 Glickman Library, 314 Forest Ave. USM Portland campus
Contact Name: 
Lauren Webster
Contact Phone: 
(207) 780-4289
Contact Email: 
wgs@usm.maine.edu

Lecture by author Nancy Brown on Gudrid Karlsefni, a Viking woman who, 500 years before Columbus, sailed with her husband Thorfinn to the New World where she gave birth to their son Snorri.

FREE


Co-sponsors: USM Women & Gender Studies, Department of History, and Classics Program

November 1, 2012
5:00 PM to 7:45 PM
423 Glickman Library, 314 Forest Ave. USM Portland campus
Lecture by author Nancy Brown on Gudrid Karlsefni, a Viking woman who, 500 years before Columbus, sailed with her husband Thorfinn to the New World where she gave birth to their son Snorri.
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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

November 1, 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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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.

November 1, 2012
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Conference Room, 102 Bedford International House, Portland Campus
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