CALLING MAINE HOME: Immigrants' Images, Voices, and Visibility
6th floor, Glickman Family Library, USM Portland Campus
October 26, 2009 - February 26, 2010 (during regular Library hours)
OPENING RECEPTION November 19, 5:30-6:30pm
Annual Exhibition of the Jean Byers Sampson Center for Diversity in Maine
Curated by: David Carey, Jr. and Blanca Iris Santiago
Assisted by: Robert Atkinson, Reza Jalali, Victoria Chicon
In the whitest state in the nation, recent immigrants struggle between wanting to be visible and wanting to fade into the background. Whether by conscious decision or destiny, Maine is now home. This exhibition explores the triumphs and challenges of Mainers from such diverse paces as Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
For further information or to schedule a gallery talk, contact Susie Bock, firstname.lastname@example.org, 207-780-4269.
For directions: http://usm.maine.edu/discover/maps.html
Susie R. Bock
Head, Special Collections
Director, Sampson Center for Diversity in Maine
Library Liaison, Women and Gender Studies
University of Southern Maine Libraries
314 Forest Ave.
PO Box 9301
Portland, ME 04104-9301