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    Black bodies
    The history of Blacks in Maine is very much a story about Whiteness: its endurance, its entitlement, the ultimate disadvantage of its oneness. In 1790, Maine was 98 percent white. While the rest of the nation morphed and diversified into ever new incarnations of diversity, Maine has essentially stood still.
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    Q&A: The American Sublime

    Team taught by arts faculty members Catherine Clinger, The Allan Stone Chair in the Visual Arts, and professor of drawing and painting Sean Foley, Journey into Substance is a three-course expeditionary program located in physical and cultural landscapes.  Through curated immersive experience, students explore the concepts of beauty, wonder, and the sublime in the context of 19th Century American landscape art. 

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    Pretzel Logic
    College of the Atlantic James Russell Wiggins Chair in Government and Polity Dr. Jamie McKown and math professor David Feldman explain the twisted reasoning behind Gerrymandering, a process of manipulating voting districts that has become a way for politicians to shape the vote in their favor.