The Center for Global Humanities is a public forum dedicated to the study of human destiny in the 21st century. Global in perspective and connected to similar national and international programs, CGH offers seminars and lectures by leading scholars from around the world who are doing innovative scholarship. Various international seminars enhance our regular program. Because the Center believes in the vital necessity of a humanities culture to civic and democratic life, it works closely with the local community to encourage reading, discussion, and debate.
The Mid-Coast Forum on Foreign Relations was organized in 1983 by a small group of area residents with a special interest in the United States role in international affairs. The Forum meets on the second Monday of each month throughout the year and the format includes a brief social period, speaker’s presentation, question period and luncheon. Forum speakers have included U.S. and foreign government officials, diplomats, representatives of international organizations, academicians, working journalists, exchange students, international businesspeople, and other foreign policy specialists.
Founded in 1986 as a non-profit language school and center for international exchange, Penobscot School is a unique community international school. Over the years, hundreds of people from the U.S. and from around the world have advanced their foreign language skills at Penobscot School and have learned more about the world in the process.
The World Affairs Council of Maine is a nonprofit and nonpartisan educational organization. It is Maine’s preeminent public forum and resource for understanding, analyzing, and debating international issues.