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12:00 PM

Oceanic Humanities in Southern Africa: Hydrocolonial Perspectives

October 28, 12:00 PM
Miller Library, Colby College, Mayflower Hill Drive
Waterville, ME
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Free

Isabel Hofmeyr is Professor of African Literature at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg and Global Distinguished Professor in the English Department of New York University. Her most recent book is Gandhi's Printing Press: Experiments in Slow Reading (2013). She currently heads up a Mellon-funded project "Ocanic Humanities for the Global South: with partners […]

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7:00 PM

Latin Dance Classes

October 28, 7:00 PM8:00 PM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 7:00pm on Monday, repeating until November 25, 2019

Free

We will learn beginning dance moves and techniques for various Latin Dance genres (Merengue, Cumbia, Bachata, and Salsa). There are four, biweekly sessions on Monday evenings, October 14 & 28 and November 11 & 25. Come to one or all sessions. No experience necessary, everyone is welcome to learn, build community, and have some fun!

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Exhausted Images: The Destruction and Renewal of Visual Culture

October 28, 7:00 PM
Room 100, Lovejoy Building, Colby College, Mayflower Hill Drive
Waterville, ME
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Free

How do we deal with cultural materials that no longer suit our needs/beliefs/political inclinations? Over the summer, a school board in San Francisco voted to cover up, but not paint over, a series of WPA era murals depicting George Washington, which include scenes that some viewers now consider offensive. While the removal of school murals […]

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Can American Government Institutions Respond to Current Threats to American Democracy?

October 28, 7:00 PM
Free

Democracies around the world — in Brazil and Venezuela, Hungary, Turkey, and Great Britain, and elsewhere — have been challenged by popularly elected leaders who have acted far outside of traditional democratic norms. This year’s first Cotter Debate, sponsored by the Goldfarb Center, addresses whether American governmental institutions are capable of responding to the threats […]

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7:15 PM

Damnationland X

October 28, 7:15 PM
Railroad Square Cinema, 17 Railroad Square
Waterville, ME
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$6.50 – $9.50

See some of Maine’s newest film voices strut their stuff in the Damnationland showcase. Damnationland presents genre-defying works produced by Maine filmmakers, perfect for the dark season descending upon us. This year’s horde of Maine film includes short films by Remy Brecht, Derek Brigham, Jill Harrigan, Sarah Kennedy, Stacey Koloski, and Michael J. Tobin, with […]

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