Tuesday, September 14, 2010

French at UMA

Calendar of Events

French Conversation Table
Wednesday, September 1st
4:15 - 5:15pm
UMA Honors Lounge

Film | Réveil: Waking Up French (2006)
Wednesday, September 8th
6:30 – 9:00 pm
Michael Klahr HHRC
Maine filmmaker Ben Levine’s documentary explores the stigma of language loss faced by Maine’s Franco-American communities. Witness the story of Maine’s French heritage from Canadian immigration through persecution by the Klu Klux Klan to the cultural renaissance of today.

Lecture | The Destiny of New England's Franco-Americans
Wednesday September 15th
7:00 – 9:00 pm
Michael Klahr HHRC
Presenter: Eric Waddell – Professor of Geography, Laval University

Roundtable | Melting Pot or Salad? The Hidden Cost of Assimilation
Wednesday, September 22nd
7:00 - 9:00pm
Who are the true Mainers? And who is from away? Join us for an open community discussion.

Field Trip

Saturday, September 25th
8 a.m.
Embarking from the Forks on the Kennebec River, explore the history of the Canada Road on foot with Franco-American scholar Barry Rodrigue

Film | The Last of the Mohicans (1992)
Wednesday, September 29th
6:30 - 9:00pm
An epic adventure and passionate romance set in the Colonial America of 1757, during the brutal conflict between the British, French, Scots-Irish, and Native
Americans. Stars Daniel Day-Lewis and Madeleine Stowe.

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