July 6th, 2017 Jul 6 Dissent Collars5:00pm, Thomas S. Gates, Jr. Community Center Washington DC artist Roxana Geffen speaks about her body of work, Dissent Collars. July 10th, 2017 Jul 10 The Creation of Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument5:00pm, Thomas S. Gates, Jr. Community Center Lucas St. Clair reviews the long process of making Maine’s newest national monument a reality. July 13th, 2017 Jul 13 Gallery Opening: The Wonders of Tribal Ethiopia5:00pm, Ethel H. Blum Gallery Join artist Clare Stone for the opening reception of College of the Atlantic’s summer exhibit. July 20th, 2017 Jul 20 Wicked Problems: The Importance of the Humanities in the Time of STEM5:00pm, Thomas S. Gates, Jr. Community Center Join us for a talk with National Endowment for the Humanities Chairman William “Bro” Adams. July 29th, 2017 Jul 29 The Champlain Society Reception5:30pm The annual reception of College of the Atlantic’s premier giving society, hosted by COA trustee Stephen Sullens and his wife Allison. August 7th, 2017 Aug 7 Sherry Geyelin Luncheon: Writing The Dude Diet11:00am, The Turrets Join popular chef and food blogger Serena Wolf for a discussion of her newest book, The Dude Diet. August 16th, 2017 Aug 16 A Conversation with Clare Stone5:00pm, Thomas S. Gates, Jr. Community Center Clare Stone joins College of the Atlantic Director of Creative Services Rebecca Hope Woods to discuss her experience photographing Ethiopia’s Omo Valley tribes. August 21st, 2017 Aug 21 Preparing Leaders in American Life: What’s the Role of Religion?5:00pm, Thomas S. Gates, Jr. Community Center Michael Gilligan, current president and former program director for theology of the Luce Foundation, speaks on religion’s place in America and beyond.