Monday, February 13, 2017
Carlene Pavlos, community health and violence professional. Lecture titled, “Addressing Violence from Inside the System: Confrontation, Collaboration, and Collusion.” 4:15 p.m. in Pettengill G52.
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Karlene Griffiths Sekou, De-colonial Scholar and Theologian, Executive Director, Dignidad International, Human Rights Strategist and Community Organizer. Lecture titled, “Anti-Colonial Resistance and the Power of the People.” 7 p.m. in Muskie Archives.
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Fatuma Hussein, Founder, United Somali Women of Maine. Lecture titled, “Post-Election Perspectives of Muslim Immigrant Women in Maine.” 4:15 p.m. in Pettengill G52.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Damon Berry, Visiting Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, St. Lawrence University. Lecture titled, “‘Our Race is Our Religion’: Racial Protectionism and Religion in American White Nationalism.” 4:15 in Pettengill G52.
Chris Hedges, “The Moral Imperative of Revolt,” February, 2017
Laura McTighe, “‘The System Was Designed to Fail Me’: Religion, Incarceration, and the Erasure of Black Women,” April, 2016
Charlene Sinclair, “Resurrecting the Dead: Introducing a Necro-ethic of Resistance to Mass Incarceration and Criminalization,” March, 2016
Lerone Martin, “‘J. Edgar Hoover’s Stained Glass Window’: The FBI and Christian America,” March, 2016
Joshua Dubler, “Why Not Prison Abolition?” February, 2016
Andrew Aghapour, “Pedagogy of the Possessed: Improv Comedy in the Classroom.” January, 2016
Christine Hoff Kraemer, “Eros and Touch from a Pagan Perspective: Loving Touch as Divine Birthright.” April, 2015.
Janet Bennion,“Progressive Polygamy in North America: Is Plural Marriage the New Civil Rights Frontier?” March, 2015.
Thomas Allen Harris, filmmaker, “Through A Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and The Emergence of A People.” March, 2015.
Kent Brintnall, “Refusing Redemption: Making Catholic Sex Abuse ‘Our’ Story,” March, 2015.
Joseph Marchal, “Appa(u)lling Bodies: Queerly Reconfiguring Paul’s Letters,” February, 2015.
Russell J. Hopley, “Sicily: A Mediterranean Island at the Crossroads of Byzantium and Islam,” November, 2013.
Ali Humayun Akhtar, “Byzantium in Ottoman Clothing: Greeks of Istanbul and the Music of Rembetiko,” November, 2013.
Maria Georgopoulou, “Venice, Byzantium, and Islam: Trade and the Arts in the Medieval Mediterranean,” October, 2013.
Michelle Campos, “Between Empire and Nation: Muslims, Christians, and Jews and the end of the Ottoman Empire.” April, 2013.
Ali Humayun Akhtar, “Post-Graffiti Damascus and Cairo: Arab Street Art as a Global Aesthetic.” March, 2013.
Nebahat Avcioglu, “Turquerie and Orientalism: Cultural Transfer between Europe and the Ottoman Empire in the 18th and 19th Centuries.” March, 2013.
David Rodríguez-Solás, “Coming to Terms with Islamic Spain: Contemporary Stagings of Early Modern Spanish Theatre.” March, 2013.
Jeffrey Jackson, “Paris Under Water. How The City of Light Survived the Great Flood of 1910.” April, 2010.