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February 2018

Black History Month Book Circle

February 26 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map
Free

Come celebrate your favorite black authors of all genres! Learn about influential classics and new and up and coming authors while supporting black authorship and cultural representation! Presented by Fogler Library and the Black Student Union.

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March 2018

Feminist Book Discussion

March 5 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The University of Maine Feminist Collective and Fogler Library present: Feminist Book Discussion, an opportunity to discuss authors who identify with womanhood. The discussion will take place on Monday, March 5, from 5pm-6pm in the Fogler Library Classroom.

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Reading in Your Life: Children’s Books

March 7 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map
Free

Do you have a favorite children's book that you want to share with others?  Then come to Reading in Your Life:  Children's Book, the finale in a three-meeting series of discussions about the writings that have delighted, surprised, and inspired you. Bring an excerpt from your favorite children's book to share with your fellow story lovers! Participants are not required to attend all three meetings of the series.

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Introductory Python: Making Pictures with Code

March 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map
Free

This seminar will introduce you to the basic concepts of writing and executing code using the Python language. No prior knowledge of coding is expected. We’ll go over how to write, edit, and execute a Python program and basic programming concepts like functions, loops, and conditional statements. To demonstrate and practice these concepts we’ll create pictures using the turtle graphics package. By writing compact and efficient code we can create complicated and interesting images. We’ll also see how what we…

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Grants 101: Seeking, Analyzing, and Writing Basics

March 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map
Free

The Office of the Vice President for Research and Fogler Library are sponsoring "Grants 101: Seeking, Analyzing, and Writing Basics" throughout the academic year 2017-2018. At the workshop, you will: search for grants in PIVOT analyze an agency's Request for Proposals learn Grant Writing Basics RSVP for a Grants 101 Workshop October 10, 2017, 10am-12pm Space is limited. Please RSVP to Jen Bonnet using this form. November 21, 2017, 10am-12pm Space is limited. Please RSVP to Jen Bonnet using this form. January 18, 2018, 10am-12pm Space is limited. Please RSVP to Jen Bonnet…

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HDCC Film Series: Global Oneness Project Shorts

March 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map

As part of the Human Dimensions of Climate Change Film Series,  a showing of films from the Global Oneness Project will be held at Fogler Library on Tuesday, March 20, from 6pm-8pm. The short videos detail how climate change impacts individuals, communities, and other resources on the planet. The film showing includes a discussion led by Beth Hufnagel, Assistant Professor of Science Education. The Human Dimensions of Climate Change Film Series is sponsored by the Anthropology Department, the Climate Change Institute,…

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Fake news, misinformation, and political bias: News literacy for the 21st century

March 26 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map
Free

Claims about fake news, bias, and misinformation have become much more prevalent in the past few years. But what is "fake news"? And what role does personal bias play in our perception of the news? Being a more informed 21st-century citizen requires a critical approach to the media. Join Judith Rosenbaum, Assistant Professor in Communication and Journalism, and Jen Bonnet, Social Sciences & Humanities Librarian, for an interactive workshop where we will unpack the many meanings of "fake news" and learn…

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HDCC Film Series: Island Institute Short Films

March 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map

As part of the Human Dimensions of Climate Change Film Series,  a showing of films from the Island Institute will be held at Fogler Library on Tuesday, March 27, from 6pm-8pm. The short videos highlight threatened fishing communities in Maine, Alaska, and Florida - and what those communities are doing to adapt to these inevitable changes. Film showing includes a discussion led by Karen Burns, Chief Talent Officer at Maine’s Island Institute. The Human Dimensions of Climate Change Film Series is…

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April 2018

HDCC Film Series: Years of Living Dangerously “The Surge”

April 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map

As part of the Human Dimensions of Climate Change Film Series,  a showing of the Years of Living Dangerously episode “The Surge” will be held at Fogler Library on Tuesday, April 3, from 6pm-8pm. In "The Surge," MSNBC's Chris Hayes shadows climate change skeptic, Republican Congressman Michael Grimm, for a year in Staten Island in the wake of Superstorm Sandy and questions what he might have learned about climate change in the process, and conservationist M. Sanjayan travels to the ends…

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