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.
The SEARCH Open Science Meeting was open to print, TV, radio, electronic and Internet general interest media as well as all scientific media.
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:
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.
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
The NASA Cold Land Processes Field Experiment (CLPX)
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:
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.
NSF/OPP Position Available - Antarctic Geology & Geophysics Program