Dorothy Schwartz Forum
Inviting people in Maine to think about themselves and the world.
Dorothy Schwartz Forum
Saturday, October 21, 2017
Maine Charitable Mechanics Association Hall
519 Congress Street, Portland
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Doors open at 10:00 am
Each fall at the Schwartz Forum we bring people together to wrestle with a big idea. Each time, we invite leaders from a range of relevant fields and devise a schedule for the day that is particularly appropriate to the topic at hand.
The living question at the heart of the 2017 Forum invites active participation: this year’s leaders will be engaging us in a series of explorations of aspects of the question “How can we know?”
We’ll start with an hour of Doubt.
Devote the middle of the day to Curiosity.
And close with an hour of Trust.
(and there will be cake, too!)
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- Paul Han, MD, MA, MPH, Director, Center for Outcomes Research & Evaluation, Maine Medical Center
- Jonathan R. Cohen, PhD, Professor of Philosophy, University of Maine at Farmington
- Don Lindgren, Owner, Rabelais Fine Books on Food & Drink
- Lindsey Bourassa, Founding Director, Bourassa Contemporary Flamenco Dance Studio
- Seanna Annis, PhD, Associate Professor of Mycology (that’s the study of mushrooms—we had to ask too!), University of Maine School of Biology & Ecology
Pay as you will … $9 – $49
Lunch included—and don’t forget about the cake!
If you’d like to order more than two tickets, please call Karen at 773-5051 and we can handle it in a single transaction over the phone.
What people are saying about the Schwartz Forum
"I'm from rural Maine and your programs are essential to my 'lifelong learner' experience."
"The most meaningful part of the Darwin Forum was the balance achieved between humanities, science and art. This was a big, bold, ambitious project."
"Lovely day - more than informative: inspirational."
“This is such a fantastic idea- to have a multidisciplinary approach to these issues to encourage collaboration."
"[The most meaningful part of the experience was] the sense of community and update on information [about climate change].”
"[I was] exposed to more, and many, connections in Maine between organizations, institutions, and people."
"[I left with] an enlightened understanding of the unfortunate changes [due to climate change] and conviction that we can act to change the future.”