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12:00 PM

Downriver: Into the Future of Water in the West

April 24, 12:00 PM
Room 209/210, Grossman Hall, Colby College, Mayflower Hill Drive
Waterville, ME
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Join the Environmental Studies lunchtime lecture series for a presentation, discussion, and book reading with author/environmental journalist Heather Hansman, Colby Class of ’05. Hansman is interested in the intersection of science, adventure, and culture. Her book, Downriver: Into the Future of Water in the West is about her trip down the length of the Green […]

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1:00 PM

An Afternoon of Poetry

April 24, 1:00 PM4:00 PM
Winslow Public Library, 136 Halifax Street
Winslow, ME
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Free

Join us at Winslow Public Library for a showing of the Robin Williams classic film Dead Poets Society, followed by a community poetry read.  Bring your favorite poem to share.  Light refreshments will be served.  Celebrate National Poetry Month!

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5:00 PM

Extraction and Empire: Controlling Africa’s Resource Wealth

April 24, 5:00 PM
Free

This year’s Hunt Lecturer is Dr. Jemima Pierre of UCLA. She is a sociocultural anthropologist whose research and teaching interests are located in the overlaps between African Studies and African Diaspora Studies and engage three broad areas: race, racial formation theory, and political economy; culture and the history of anthropological theory; and transnationalism, globalization, and […]

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7:00 PM

Pride Week Keynote Speaker Elle Hearns

April 24, 7:00 PM
Ostrove Auditorium, Diamond Building, Colby College, 4000 Mayflower Hill Drive
Waterville, ME
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Free

Elle Hearns is an organizer, speaker, strategist, and writer. Elle is a cofounding member of the Black Lives Matter network, an organization formed with multiple local chapters as a political project in the wake of the murder of Trayvon Martin in order to explicitly combat implicit bias and anti-black racism and to protect and affirm […]

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