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Why should I check out the department newsletter? Well, it has an at-a-glance look at classes being offered by HTY and POS and also has them broken down by campus and online. Plus, we've thrown in a little department news and course descriptions for topics classes being offered.
Man Walking in Paris
A photo exhibition at the University of Southern Maine Art Gallery in Gorham presents the Maine of yesteryear, as seen through the eyes of photographers who documented Maine in the early part of the 1900s and helped create the image of the state as a tourist destination.
Professor Eileen Eagan's Portland Women's History Trail App, part of the Digital Maine MEIF grant, was recently featured in the Portland Forecaster.
Six University of Southern Maine faculty and staff members were recently honored with the first-ever President’s Metropolitan University Leadership Awards at a ceremony held on June 19 in USM’s Abromson Center in Portland. Libby Bischof, Associate Professor of History and Department Chair, was presented with the Faculty Award for Advising.
Some of the Maine Historical Society’s recipes are on display through May 31 in the small, eclectic and engaging exhibit “Sugar and Spice: Our Vintage Recipes.”
Professor Abe Peck Contributes to Maine Voices in the Portland Press Herald.
Part of USM's Digital Maine initiative and research cluster in Digital Humanities, the app is based on many years of research conducted by project leader Professor Eileen Eagan and her colleagues and students. The app: http://pmwht.org/ offers maps with texts and photos of sites relating to Portland women’s history in work, education, religion, home, politics, health care, cultural activities and in death. FMI contact: eagan@usm.maine.edu
History and Political Science Newsletter Spring 2015
Whitmore lecture on April 23rd, registration information, course schedules for fall, Portland Women's History Trail app and more in this semester's issue of the Department of History and Political Science Spring 2015 Newsletter.
Summer internships in Boston and Exeter, NH
Scarborough Historical Society and Scarborough Middle School will present a One Book, One Community weekend of events focused on Civil War themes March 7th and 8th. Associate Professors Adam Tuchinsky and Libby Bischof will facilitate. http://leader.mainelymediallc.com/news/2015-02-20/Community_News/One_Book_One_Community_to_explore_Civil_War.html


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