Alumni Lecture Series

Free and open to the public, Maine Media hosts stimulating conversations on a wide diversity of topics in photo, film, book arts, and writing.

Maine Media Faculty and workshop alumni share their work and their wisdom on our visual culture. Guest lecture appearances by leading experts bring additional perspectives.

Sponsors of this events series include: Eaton Peabody Attorneys at Law, Allen Insurance and Financial, Page Gallery, Two Ponds Press, B&H Photo, Video and Audio, Cedar Crest Inn, and WERU Community Radio.


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27th, 2021 4:00-5:00 pm
My Father’s Life in Pictures: a collaboration
David Hilliard, Photographer
Hosted by Elizabeth Greenberg

Join us as Hilliard examines the joys and challenges of his decades long photographic collaboration with his dad and the commitment to see the project through until the very end.


WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 3rd, 2021, 1:00-2:00 pm
Crankie: Scary Halloween Stories
Lucky Platt, Book Artist
Hosted by Richard Reitz Smith


WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 10th, 2021, 1:00-2:00 pm
Being Respectful When Photographing in Unfamiliar Cultural Settings
Dr. Jon Kolkin, Photographer
Hosted by Sue Michlovitz


WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 17th, 2021, 1:00-2:00 pm
Lola Flash: Inside/Out
Lola Flash, Photographer
Hosted by Charles Daniel Dawson


WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 1st, 2021, 1:00-2:00 pm
Migration to Mirrorless
Gabe Biderman, B&H



WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 8th, 2021, 1:00-2:00 pm
Little Black Boy
Rashod Taylor, Photographer, 2021 Arnold Newman Prize Winner
Hosted by Elizabeth Greenberg


Past Alumni Lectures

Alumni of Maine Media enjoy exclusive access to recordings of previous Alumni Lectures.

If you are an alumnus, you can request your password to view this content by emailing [email protected].