This page gives you information about the class, including the intended size for the class and how many spaces remain. To register for the class, click on the blue button at the bottom right of the page that says, “Add to Cart”.
After you click, an additional button will appear ("View Cart") that will take you to your shopping cart which contains this class and any others you have chosen. You can click if you like, or you can click on the button at the bottom left that takes you back to the list of other classes.
Note: You can only choose the class once. If you click “Add to Cart’ an extra time, a second class will not be added and a reminder message will appear.
2019 Fall Class
Maine Women Take Center Stage
Instructor: Susan O’Halloran and Linda Williams
Mondays • 9/16-11/18 • 10:15 AM-12:15 PM • 8 classes (no class 10/14 and 11/11)
Class size 6 to 20 students
3 seats remaining
Location: Jewett 293
As Maine prepares to celebrate its bicentennial, this course will explore the role that women played in that history. Maine’s Remarkable Women (2016) will serve as our text but we’ll invite participants to find unknown or little known women who could easily have been included. Guest speakers and field trips are possible. This class will be participatory with class members encouraged to present a remarkable Maine woman. Let’s learn and share together about herstory in Maine. Classroom
Susan O’Halloran grew up in the White Mountains of NH, living winters in the paper mill town of Berlin and idyllic summers at Moose Brook State Park in Gorham. After college she began her career teaching Special Education at the elementary school level in NH as well as in Hawaii. Following marriage and the arrival of children, she served as a certified childbirth educator for a dozen years….perhaps the most joyful, rewarding teaching job a person could ever have.
Upon moving to Maine Sue expanded her experience in working with families by completing a two year program in Family Systems. She has facilitated women’s support groups and a wide variety of state sponsored initiatives including a decade of helping Maine communities address the prevention and/or aftermath management of Youth Suicide.
Linda Williams taught 21½ years. She has a BA in History and a MA in Education from University of Michigan. In Maine, Linda worked extensively with the Office of Substance Abuse, the Maine Youth Suicide Prevention Program, and Somerset County Hospice as Executive Director. Linda’s classes are always well-received and highly rated.