FARMINGTON — The University of Maine at Farmington announces the following events:

* A reading: “The Splendid Drunken Twenties Salon,” a 1920s-style salon, a gathering with readings of works by 1920s authors, music of the 1920s and surrealist games, will begin at 4:30 p.m. Monday at UMF Emery Community Arts Center. The reading is sponsored by ECAC.

For more information, email [email protected], call 778-7880 or visit emeryarts.umf.maine.edu/.

* Pixel Hunter, the sixth annual video and animation festival, will begin at 7 p.m. Monday at UMF Emery Performance Space. The event is sponsored by UMF Emery Community Arts Center.

For more information, email [email protected], call 778-7880 or visit emeryarts.umf.maine.edu/.

* Arts Night, celebration of visual and performing arts, is set for 4:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesday at UMF Emery Community Arts Center. The event is sponsored by UMF Emery Community Arts Center.

For more information, email [email protected], call 778-7880, or visit emeryarts.umf.maine.edu/.

* Adult Education — The Power of Possibility is planned for 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at UMF Emery Community Arts Center. This presentation will highlight a service-learning collaboration among Franklin County Adult Education, Somerset County Jail, students enrolled in Professor Gaelyn Aguilar’s ANT250S: Ethnography course, Professor John Messier and student researcher Marina Giovannini. Our main framework will showcase the collaboration’s expansive process of learning that speaks to the promotion of active citizenship and to the transformative power of adult education, despite the numerous social, cultural and economic barriers that many adult learners face. Free, open to the public.

For more information, email [email protected] or call 778-7573.

* International Conference on Postcolonial Literature is set for 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 2, at UMF Emery Community Arts Center. The conference should be of interest to scholars and students of postcolonial literatures, autobiography, African literatures, women’s writing and literary theory. The conference is sponsored by UMF Provost and VPAA.

For more information, email [email protected], call 778-7276 or visit postcolo nial.umf.maine.edu/.

* “The Vagina Monologues,” a celebration of female sexuality in all its complexity and mystery, will begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 2, at The Landing, UMF Olsen Student Center. In this phenomenon that has swept the nation, Eve Ensler gives us real women’s stories of intimacy, vulnerability and sexual self-discovery. V-Day is a global activist movement to stop violence against women and girls. Suggested donation is $2. The performance is sponsored by UMF Student Activists for Gender Equality.

For more information, email [email protected]

* International Conference on Postcolonial Literature is planned for 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Friday, May 3, at UMF Emery Community Arts Center. The conference should be of interest to scholars and students of postcolonial literatures, autobiography, African literatures, women’s writing and literary theory. The event is sponsored by UMF Provost and VPAA.

For more information, email [email protected], call 778-7276 or visit postcolo nial.umf.maine.edu/.

* Second Annual Maine Fiddlehead Festival will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 4, at UMF Emery Community Arts Center. The festival celebrates local foods both wild and cultivated, and promotes community involvement in enhancing the local food system and supporting farmers. There will speakers, workshops, food and craft vendors, live music and kids activities. The event is sponsored by UMF, UMaine Cooperative Extension and others.

For more information, email [email protected], call 778-7096 or visit maine fiddleheadfestival.com/.