The University of Maine at Presque Isle will host Wayne Maines as the next speaker in its 2016-2017 Distinguished Lecture Series. Maines will speak on Tuesday, Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. in the Campus Center. During his talk, titled Understanding Transgenderism: “Becoming Nicole: The Transformation of an American Family,” Maines will share his family’s story and how to embrace life when it plays out unexpectedly. This event is free and open to the public. FMI, contact Gayla Shaw at 768-9452 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Maine at Presque Isle will host Jim Keady as their last Distinguished Lecturer for the spring 2016 semester on Tuesday, April 19 at 7 p.m. in the Campus Center in conjunction with University Day. During his talk, titled Behind the Swoosh, he will share stories of his experiences and his decade-long effort to end sweatshop abuses as he spent a month in an Indonesian slum living with Nike factory workers on $1.25 a day—the typical wage paid to the workers—in order to find out what it’s like to live on a sweatshop wage in a developing country. This event is free and open to the public. FMI, contact Gayla Shaw at 768-9452 or email email@example.com.
The University of Maine at Presque Isle will host UMPI student Caleb Ward as their first Distinguished Lecturer for the spring semester on Thursday, Feb. 11 at 7 p.m. in the Campus Center. Ward’s presentation topic is: Mongolia: The Research Trip of a Lifetime. This event is free and open to the public. FMI, contact Gayla Shaw at 207-768-9452.
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