All Arctic Visiting Speaker Tours

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2002

Date(s): 
28 May 2002 to 8 June 2002
Speaker: 
Lawrence Kaplan

Co-referent for panel discussion on Politics and Ethics of Research in the Arctic at theInternational PhD School for Studies of Arctic Societies (IPSSAS) 2002 Seminar

Lecture at IPSSAS on Lexical evolution and relationships among Eskimo-Aleut languages

Date(s): 
18 May 2002 to 2 June 2002
Speaker: 
Dmitriy Alexeiev

Presentations

Possible Cenozoic fossil localities of interest, northeastern Russia

Lunch Seminar, Carneige Museum of Natural History

Tectonics of Kamchatka

Geology and Planetary Science, University of Pittsburg staff

Working in the 'Stans', a geologist's 20 year perspective

Center for International Studies at the University of Pittsburgh

Structural evolution of the Kamchatka - Aleutian arc junction area in the Late Mesozoic and Tertiary

Date(s): 
13 May 2002 to 18 June 2002
Speaker: 
Kathleen Osgood

Presentations

On some problems in recent arctic and Antarctic research

Literatura Borealis: How Far South is North?

The Cultural Lens: Bogoras and the Raven.

Giela ja gova: Nils-Aslak Valkeapää

Authority and Gaze: Who's Writing? Who's Reading? Who's Telling the Stories?

Other Activities

Assist in planning for Anthology of Northern Literature for University of the Arctic.

Date(s): 
1 April 2002 to 2 April 2002
Speaker: 
Vera Metcalf

Presentations

Bridging the Gap – Documenting History and Culture Across the Bering Strait.

This presentation was held for the general public at the University of Alaska Museum.

Notes: Her presentation was shared with Dr. Igor Krupnik of the Smithsonian’s Arctic Studies Center.

2001

Date(s): 
27 November 2001 to 1 December 2001
Speaker: 
David Robinson

Presentations

Northern Hemisphere Snow Cover over the Past Century
This was a seminar at the IARC.

Developing a blended snow cover database
This was presented to general public at Geophysical Institute.

Know your data: Gathering climatic information of the highest quality
Presentation to faculty and students at the Water and Environmental Research Center.

Other Activities

He was interviewed by the University press.

Date(s): 
13 November 2001 to 15 November 2001
Speaker: 
Patricia Cochran

Presentations

Contaminants in the Arctic – Native Knowledge and Perspectives
This was a lecture held at the Geochemical and Environmental Research Group. About 32 graduate students, scientists, and staff attended.

Traditional knowledge in science and policy
This was presented to general public.

Date(s): 
1 November 2001 to 4 November 2001
Speaker: 
Arlene Glenn

Presentations

Culture and Language projects from NSB

This presentation was given at the Memory and History of the North conference and in a working group.

Other Activities

She also met with and discussed her work at GÉTIC, Anthropology, Sociology, and Political Science Departments, and Faculté de théologie et de sciences religieuses of Université Laval and the Multilingual E-Data Solutions. She met with graduate students and staff.

Date(s): 
25 October 2001
Speaker: 
Steven Forman

Summary

Key note speaker at school district (K-12) inservice. His presentation was on Arctic research and progression of environmental and climate change.

Notes: This inservice was for teachers that were preparing to participate in the national education program called, “Jason Project.” This year’s focus in the Jason Project was the Arctic. Steve was invited to provide background to the teachers so they could launch this project in their classrooms.

Date(s): 
15 October 2001 to 18 October 2001
Speaker: 
Noel Broadbent

Presentations

The Archeology of Historic Exploration in the Arctic and Antarctic
This presentation was given at the American Folklore Society conference.

Research Ethics
This presentation was at the conference.

Other Activities

Participated in a radio interview and high school lecture on Arctic Archeology in Talkeetna, Alaska

Date(s): 
15 October 2001 to 18 October 2001
Speaker: 
Ekaterina Belooussova

Presentations

The Image of a Spiritual Midwife in Contemporary Russian Urban Folklore
This presentation was given at the American Folklore Society Conference.

Medieval Russian
This presentation was at the UAA geography department to undergraduates.

Homebirth and Woman’s Issues in Russia
This presentation was at the UAA Languages and Woman Studies Departments to graduates.