The Center for Global Humanities at the University of New England is dedicated to exploring the human condition in the 21st century.



All lectures are free and open to the public and are held on the UNE Portland Campus with a reception at 5 p.m. and lecture at 6 p.m.

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Lectures are streamed live and archived on our site.



Revisit some of our past lectures.

W. Ian Lipkin, MD - The Lessons of Covid-19

Amy G. Remensnyder - The Struggle Between Muslims and Christians for the Mediterranean


The UNE Center for Global Humanities will present “What Makes Systemic Racism Systemic?” on Monday, Sept. 28 at 6 p.m.

UNE Center for Global Humanities presents 'What Makes Systemic Racism Systemic?'

Anouar Majid

UNE’s Anouar Majid discusses Moroccan king’s speech to nation with MAP Express

Anouar Majid, Ph.D.

Arabic newspaper Hespress publishes editorial by UNE’s Anouar Majid

Tangier Global Forum

Explore our sister lecture series on our campus in Tangier, Morocco — designed to encourage discussion and critical examination of the burning issues facing the global community.

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Your philanthropic support of this lecture series helps UNE sustain the exploration of the human condition in the 21st century through the exchange of ideas. A donor listing of gifts of $100 or more will be featured in next year’s program.


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Email: | Phone: (207) 221-4435

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Portland, ME 04103
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