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October 2017

The “Long” 18th Century: Making Connections within Gale Primary Sources

October 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Fogler Library Classroom Orono, ME United States + Google Map

DISCOVERING THE “LONG” 18th-CENTURY: Making Connections within Gale Primary Sources As part of the 2017 Digital Humanities Week, this workshop will provide an overview of critical primary sources available to scholars at the University of Maine seeking to enhance their digital humanities research experience. Representatives from Gale will review the Gale Primary Sources platform, including core primary source databases available through the library. We will also cover recent research enhancements that may not easily be found within the normal library…

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Book Club: Dystopian Fiction

October 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom Orono, ME United States + Google Map
Free
dystopian fiction book club

Are you a fan of The Hunger Games, 1984, Divergent, or other stories about less than ideal future societies? Then come to the Fogler Library Student Book Club, where we'll be talking about dystopian fiction, discussing our favorite and least favorite aspects of this type of story, and sharing recommendations for dystopian books we enjoyed! You don't need to have read any particular book to join the conversation; you just need to be interested in dystopian stories. About the Book…

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Grants 101: Seeking, Analyzing, and Writing Basics

October 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on November 21, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on January 18, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on March 13, 2018 at 10:00am

Fogler Library Classroom 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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Book Club: Classic Literature

October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
CETA Room Orono, United States + Google Map
Free
classic literature book club

Have you read, or are you interested in, books such as Things Fall Apart, Pride and Prejudice, The Color Purple, The Odyssey, The Metamorphosis, Wide Sargasso Sea, or Les Miserables? Then come to the Fogler Library Student Book Club, where we'll be talking about classic literature and sharing our favorite classic books! You don't need to have read any specific book to join the conversation; you just need to be interested in classic literature. ***Location change: The Classic Literature Book…

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November 2017

Create Your First Video Game Workshop

November 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom Orono, ME United States + Google Map
Free

From Candy Crush to Minecraft, we have all played a video game at one point or another. If you have ever wanted to not only play games, but make them as well, then stop in to learn the basics of the professional game making software Unity. No coding experience is necessary, and by the end of the workshop, you’ll have made your very own video game! About the Presenters The Game Developers Guild. The Game Developers Guild is a brand…

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Book Club: Science Fiction

November 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fogler Library, 5729 Fogler Library, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Free
science fiction book club

Have you read, or are you interested in, books such as Lock In, Ancillary Justice, Kindred, Foundation, The Left Hand of Darkness, The Martian Chronicles, or The Vorkosigan Saga? Then come to the Fogler Library Book Club, where we'll be talking about and sharing our favorite science fiction stories! You don't need to have read any specific book to join the conversation; you just need to be interested in science fiction. About the Book Club The Fogler Library Student Book…

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NaNoWriMo Write-In

November 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on November 13, 2017 at 4:00pm

One event on November 20, 2017 at 4:00pm

One event on November 30, 2017 at 4:00pm

CETA Room Orono, United States + Google Map
Free

November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), which means participants around the world are attempting to complete a novel (50,000 words) in a single month! Are you participating in NaNoWriMo? Do you want a place to work on your writing alongside other writers? Then come to a NaNoWriMo Write-In at Fogler Library!  We'll be meeting in the CETA Room from 4-5 PM on November 9, November 13, November 20, and November 30. All writers are welcome.  Come write with us!

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NaNoWriMo Write-In

November 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on November 13, 2017 at 4:00pm

One event on November 20, 2017 at 4:00pm

One event on November 30, 2017 at 4:00pm

CETA Room Orono, United States + Google Map
Free

November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), which means participants around the world are attempting to complete a novel (50,000 words) in a single month! Are you participating in NaNoWriMo? Do you want a place to work on your writing alongside other writers? Then come to a NaNoWriMo Write-In at Fogler Library!  We'll be meeting in the CETA Room from 4-5 PM on November 9, November 13, November 20, and November 30. All writers are welcome.  Come write with us!

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Films at Fogler: Still Dreaming

November 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
CETA Room Orono, United States + Google Map
Free

Join us for a free evening showing of Still Dreaming. This award-winning film puts an interesting spin on Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” the play being featured in Hauck Auditorium November 10th through the 18th. About the Film STILL DREAMING is the multi-award winning, uproarious film about the powers of creativity, and how engaging in art-making can deeply enrich our lives at any age. At The Lillian Booth Actors Home just outside New York City, a group of long-retired Broadway…

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NaNoWriMo Write-In

November 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on November 13, 2017 at 4:00pm

One event on November 20, 2017 at 4:00pm

One event on November 30, 2017 at 4:00pm

CETA Room Orono, United States + Google Map
Free

November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), which means participants around the world are attempting to complete a novel (50,000 words) in a single month! Are you participating in NaNoWriMo? Do you want a place to work on your writing alongside other writers? Then come to a NaNoWriMo Write-In at Fogler Library!  We'll be meeting in the CETA Room from 4-5 PM on November 9, November 13, November 20, and November 30. All writers are welcome.  Come write with us!

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