REDEFINE

WHAT'S POSSIBLE

Our mission. Your big ideas.

Idea

Whether you're dreaming up a research project abroad, exploring ways to collaborate with friends and partners on campus, or coming up with the next world-changing idea, the Center is here to support and celebrate your vision.

OUR UPCOMING EVENTS

Abolition for the 21st Century

Visualizing Incarceration

Monday, October 25 | 7:00 PM | Webinar

A conversation with curator Sean Kelley, filmmaker and author Brett Story, and artist Rowan Renee.

Safe

Cinema in Conversation: Films of Freedom, Captivity, and Human Rights

Wednesday, October 27 | 7:00 PM | Maine Film Center

Safe is a 1995 British-American psychological drama film written and directed by Todd Haynes and starring Julianne Moore. 

Medical Humanities and Artificial Intelligence: A Critical Nexus for Data Ethics and Racial Equity

Medical Humanities and Artificial Intelligence: A Critical Nexus for Data Ethics and Racial Equity

Wednesday, November 3 | 7:00 PM | Page Commons

Kirsten Ostherr, Gladys Louise Fox Professor and Chair, Department of English; Director, Medical Humanities; Director, Medical Futures Lab

-ANNUAL THEME-

Freedom and Captivity

What does it mean to be free, to imagine freedom? Conversely, why are logics of control and capture adopted? How and to what ends is it possible to resist these strictures? How is the body implicated in freedom and in capture?

The Center By The Numbers

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Environmental Humanities courses

See how Colby Students and making an impact in Maine and across the globe

HUMANITIES LAB SPOTLIGHT

Chinese Food Culture and Changing Landscape

This advanced Chinese language course used cuisine as an entry point for exploring Chinese culture, history, and literature, and was created by Assistant Professor of East Asian Studies Andie Wang.