EDUCATION AND LEARNING

Maine Humanities Summit

Posted May 01, 2013, at 11:31 a.m.
Last modified May 01, 2013, at 8:37 p.m.

Friday, May 17, 2013 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.

Location: Governor Hill Mansion, 136 State St., Augusta, Maine

For more information: Justin Wolff; 207-581-3259; umaine.edu/umhi

Maine Humanities Summit, featuring panel discussions on humanities-related topics, including museums, libraries and upblic policy, with remarks by Hayden Anderson, director of the Maine Humanities Council, and Julie Richard, director of the Maine Arts Commission, and a lunchtime address by award-winning journalist Colin Woodard, speaking on “Liberal Arts in the Real World: An Author-Historian-Journalist’s Argument for the Importance of the Humanities,” 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., May 17, Governor Hill Mansion, Augusta. Part of the University of Maine Humanities Initiative.

Free and open to the public. Registration required: email amy.cross@umit.maine.edu. More information is online (umaine.edu/umhi) or by contacting UMaine Humanities Initiative Director Justin Wolff, 207-581-3259.

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