The Big Question

The Big Question

At The Big Question, we jump started our year of inquiry, curiosity, and engagement with Maine’s bicentennial.  We view Maine’s bicentennial year, just a few months away, as an invitation to take stock, to look back with new eyes at what’s already happened, to look around with renewed care at what’s happening now, and to… Read more

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Audio | Grappling with questions

Each year, on the third Saturday of October, The Question Is…brings people together with expert guides to grapple with a basic question. In 2017, we asked the question “How can we know?”  Listen to MHC Program Officer Meghan Reedy  talk to folks about how they know things in the work they do. As you listen, you… Read more

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Audio | Birds and citizen science

Each year, on the third Saturday in October, the Maine Humanities Council Schwartz Forum brings people together with expert guides to grapple with a really big question. In 2017, the question we asked ourselves was ‘How can we know?’ One of the most exciting things about asking this question was getting to talk with all sorts of… Read more

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Audio | How can we know?

The fundamental, personal, urgent question at the heart of this year’s Dorothy Schwartz Forum is: how can we know? Want to find out more? Register now and tune in below to hear part one of a preview on the day’s discussion surrounding doubt, curiosity, and trust. Read more

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