sharing deep experience and expertise

Our speakers help the incredible people of Maine explore complex topics, gain insight, and broaden perspectives. Our speaker program, Maine Speaks, is offered free to organizations across Maine. Speakers visit each community once, sharing their presentation and engaging the audience through Q&A and brief discussion afterwards.

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Professor of Literature, University of Maine-Farmington

Coordinator, Maine Prisoner Advocacy Coalition

What if we knew and shared more about shellfish reproduction, with less concern for money?

Founder and Director, Franco-American Women’s Institute

What if we could all really see who we are?

20th and 21st century African American Literature

Historian, Educator

President, Board of Directors Abyssinian Meeting House

Master Drummer from Sangbarala, Guinea, West Africa

Visiting Scholar, Brown University, Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice

Assistant Professor, School of Legal Studies, Husson University

Writer, Educator

Staff Writer, Sun Journal

Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education, University of Southern Maine

Professor of History, University of Maine

Assistant Professor, Teacher Education University of Southern Maine

Poet, Writer, Organizer

Scholar of Cultural Narratives

Historian, scholar, independent museum professional

Assistant Professor of Media Studies, University of Maine

Associate Professor of Africana Studies

Storyteller and oral historian

Professor of Political Science, University of Maine at Farmington

Poet, Writer, Archivist

Community Support Coordinator, Lewiston Public Schools

Associate Professor, Professional Communication and Journalism

What if there were no gender?

Associate Professor of East Asian Studies, Colby College

Professor in Philosophy, Social Theory, and Peace Studies, College of the Atlantic

ETEP Coordinator, University of Southern Maine

Chair, Native American Programs and Director of Native American Research, University of Maine

Professor of Religion and Philosophy, Maine College of Art

Executive Director, Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting

Writer, Veteran

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Education, Bowdoin College

Occupational Therapist, Writer, Teacher

Cultural Historian, Penobscot Nation

Journalist, Historian

Octavia E. Butler’s life and work

Speculative fiction and multimedia installation art

Assistant Professor of Creative Writing, Colby College

Independent Historian

Assistant Professor of Arts and Sciences, Maine Maritime Academy

Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Maine

Educator, Community Interpreter

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We’re looking for people who have deep experience and/or expertise and are eager to help the incredible people who live in Maine explore complex topics, gain insight, and broaden perspectives.

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