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When You've Got It, You've Got It" film poster

Media Studies program to host film screening of faculty, alumni, artist collective collaboration “When You've Got It, You've Got It”

The Department of Media Studies at the University of Southern Maine will sponsor a screening of the film “When You’ve Got It, You’ve Got It” on Thursday, Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. in Talbot Auditorium on USM’s Portland campus.

2017 O'Brien Poetry Event

2017 O'Brien Poetry Reading
Neighborhood 3 performance photo

Department of Theatre's season opener ‘Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom’ receives high praise from the Portland Phoenix and more

The USM Department of Theatre opened their 2017-2018 season on the Main Stage at Russell Hall with the comic and disturbing modern horror story “Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom,” which runs through October 8.
band concert

USM Concert Band joins in worldwide celebration of Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday at 15th Annual Old-Fashioned Outdoor Band Concert

The USM Concert Band, conducted by Dr. Trae Blanco, presented its 15th annual Old-Fashioned Outdoor Band Concert and picnic on the green in front of Corthell Hall on October 7.
Resonance & Memory at the USM Art Gallery

USM Art Department & Galleries present traveling exhibition ‘Resonance and Memory: The Essence of Landscape’ through Dec. 8

USM’s Art Department & Galleries celebrated the opening of the traveling group exhibition,“Resonance and Memory: The Essence of Landscape,” with a reception on October 5 at the USM Art Gallery in Gorham. The exhibition showcases reimagined landscapes with paintings, sculpture, digital drawings, photography and glass works by a group of eight artists. The exhibition runs through December 8.

The Moral Terrain of Gender

The Moral Terrain of Gender: Navigating Work, Family and Religion in Istanbul with Dr. Ozlem Altiok

Multiliteracies and Multimodality: Designing For Our Future

Multiliteracies and Multimodality: Designing For Our Future

Post Mortem Mourning Practices in 18th and 19th Century New England

Post Mortem Mourning Practices in 18th and 19th Century New England
“The Summer King,” by USM Professor Dan Sonenberg, premiered at the Pittsburgh Opera Company in April, 2017. (David Bachman Photography)

At opera’s world premiere, Sonenberg delivers a home run

USM professor Dan Sonenberg’s “The Summer King” earns praise at its world premiere at the Pittsburgh Opera. The event drew praise by the Portland Press Herald.
Students at WWI exhibition opening

"Why We Fought" WWI exhibition opening reception celebrates student work, sparks timely discussion

On September 7, the USM Art Department & Galleries celebrated the exhibition opening reception of "Why We Fought: American WWI Posters and the Art of Persuasion" at the AREA Gallery in Portland.

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