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Franco Festivities, a documentary about Maine’s Franco American culture by Maine filmmaker…
Victoria M. Devlin is the new vice president for development and alumni affairs at Bates College, President Donald W. Harward announced.
Christine Stevens, professor of mathematics and computer science at Saint Louis University, will discuss the consequences of more men than women entering careers in mathematics, science and engineering in her talk Mathematical Inequalities, Social Inequities and Science Education May 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Chase Hall’s Skelton Lounge. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
Bates senior Meredith A. Haviland of Beverly, Mass., will perform a trumpet concert May 16 at 8 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
Michael Petit, deputy director of Child Welfare of America, discusses Breaking the Link Between Child Maltreatment and Youth Violence Thursday, May 7, at 3 p.m. in Chase Hall’s Hirasawa Lounge. Petit’s talk is sponsored by the psychology and sociology departments, as well as Advocates for Children. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
Bowdoin native Kerry Laitala is one of several filmmakers whose works will be featured at the Museum of Art’s screenings of the 17th annual Black Maria Film, Video and Animation Festival Saturday, May 2, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, May 3, at 2 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Appriximately 18 of the winning entries will be shown in the two screenings. Admission is $5 for each screening, and tickets can be purchased at the door.
Dr. Kathleen McCartney, a child psychologist and professor of psychology at the University of New Hampshire, will discuss “Clinical Implications of Attachment Theory” May 6 at 4 p.m. in Chase Hall. McCartney’s talk is sponsored by the psychology department and the Center for Service Learning, as well as the Department of Behavioral Medicine at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
Howard Zinn, a civil-rights historian, playwright and award-winning author, will discuss Civil Rights and Economic Justice May 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
The Brunswick Regional Youth Orchestra will perform at Bates May 10 at 3 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. Advance tickets are $7 and $3 for seniors and students. Tickets at the door are $8 and $4 for seniors and students. To purchase advance tickets, call 207-846-5244.
The second annual Auburn Land Lab fair will be held May 8, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., and May 9, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., at the Auburn Land Lab at the corner of North Auburn and Holbrook roads in Auburn. This free event will bring together students, environmental educators, parents and community members to learn more about the environment. For more information, call Anne Wilson at 207-783-4563.