This event is the orientation/training session for Colby Volunteer Scribe program. This program enables volunteer scribes to interview those with early stage Alzheimer’s and write their life stories. This program is also a research project of Professor Coane’s.

Volunteer Scribes interview individuals with early stage Alzheimer’s Disease and then write their life stories. Through the program, Colby Volunteer Scribes gain insight into the realities of living life with dementia. This program is in collaboration with the Maine Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association.


Renowned American photographer Emmet Gowin will present his new and older bodies of work in a slide lecture that will conclude with a Q&A.

We will be having a BBQ for dinner and then an alcohol talk in Ostrove after.