All Arctic Visiting Speaker Tours

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2004

Date(s): 
13 February 2004 to 17 February 2004
Speaker: 
Scott Williams

Presentations

Dr. Williams is traveling to Vermont. He has done doctoral research in northern Finland where he concentrated on reindeer herding communities and the role of the Saami craft tradition in those communities.

He will be conducting a series of workshops and presentations, including a two-day knife-making workshop, at the Center for Northern Studies.

2003

Date(s): 
12 November 2003 to 15 November 2003
Speaker: 
Kirk Dombrowski

Presentations

Professor Dombrowski is traveling from New York to Alaska. He will be conducting a series of presentations focused on his research in Alaska Native issues. Some of his recent articles include:

Date(s): 
6 October 2003 to 9 October 2003
Speaker: 
Patricia Cochran

Presentations

Patricia Cochran worked with the Native American Cancer Research Partnership, the University of Arizona, and the Arizona Cancer Center by helping them in the design and implementation of their community based research initiative. Her work was highlighted in the local newspaper. She was involved in the following activities:

Date(s): 
24 September 2003 to 4 October 2003
Speaker: 
Don Cline

Presentations

Dr. Cline traveled from Minnesota to Alaska. He conducted seminars at University of Alaska Fairbanks - Water and Environmental Resource Center, Geophysical Institute, and International Arctic Research Center. The following public seminars occured:

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1
Noon - 401 IARC
IARC/Frontier Seminar
The NASA Cold Land Processes Field Experiment (CLPX)

Date(s): 
25 May 2003 to 6 June 2003
Speaker: 
Lawrence Kaplan
Molly Lee

Presentations

Both Kaplan and Lee traveled from Alaska to Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada, to present at the IPSSAA 2003 Seminar (International Ph.D. School for Studies of Arctic Societies). Both speakers are experts in the fields of research considered to be of central importance to arctic societies, the first in language and culture and the second, in material culture, art, and ethnohistory.

Date(s): 
25 May 2003 to 6 June 2003
Speaker: 
Lawrence Kaplan
Molly Lee

Presentations

Both Kaplan and Lee traveled from Alaska to Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada, to present at the IPSSAA 2003 Seminar (International Ph.D. School for Studies of Arctic Societies). Both speakers are experts in the fields of research considered to be of central importance to arctic societies, the first in language and culture and the second, in material culture, art, and ethnohistory.

Date(s): 
13 May 2003 to 18 May 2003
Speaker: 
Lucy Tulugarjuk

Lucy Tulugarjuk presented to various campus audiences on visual anthropology as well as at the Speaking to the 7th Generation, Annual Conference on Native American Language Revitalization. She was also present at the showing of the film, Atanarjuat – The Fast Runner, in which she played the character, "Puja". The film is an Inuit-produced, Inuit-acted, Inuit-written film. She was invited to speak about her experiences in making the film and how she views the film as contributing to the preservation of her language and culture.

Date(s): 
7 March 2003 to 17 March 2003
Speaker: 
Susan Crate

Susie Crate presented to a variety of audiences about her research with the Sakha people whom inhabit a subarctic region in northeast Siberia, Russia. She presented at the Anthropology Colloquium Series at UAF, the IGERT classes at UAF, and at Joy Elementary School in Fairbanks.

2002

Date(s): 
14 October 2002 to 6 November 2002
Speaker: 
Leonid Baskin

Presentations

He covered the following topic, “How you can manage reindeer (Indigenous people science of herding)” with a variety of audiences.

General audience: “Herding reindeer: principles and methods used indigenous peoples in Russian North: managing single animal, small and large groups, leaders of reindeer groups and managing their behavior, reindeer dogs as helpers”.

Date(s): 
13 September 2002 to 16 September 2002
Speaker: 
C. Peter McRoy

Presentations

Dr. McRoy traveled to Cold Bay, Alaska with 5 Barrow High School students, a science teacher, and a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biologist. The trip was part of a ecological field trip to Izembek National Wildlife Refuge to address eelgrass bed ecology.

At Izembek Lagoon, Dr. McRoy worked with the students and showed them the eelgrass beds. Students learned how to collect eelgrass samples and process them.