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Thinking About the Bicentennial in 2020

Thinking About the Bicentennial in 2020

Mar 22, 2020
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Underwood Memorial Library

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A World in Your Library talk w/ Libby Bischof presented by the Maine Humanities Council.

Libby Bischof explores American society through the lens of history—and the lens of a camera. A nineteenth-century American cultural historian, Professor Bischof specializes in the history of photography, particularly in Maine. Her other research interests include Maine history, modernism, how friendship informs cultural production, and nineteenth-century New England women writers.

World in Your Library is a speaker series focused on current events and relevant issues, both local and international. Free to Maine’s libraries, World in Your Library gives small rural communities access to experts and the opportunity to explore complex topics, gain insight, and broaden perspectives.