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Summer Sessions hosts free lecture series

Submitted by Marmian Grimes
Phone: 907-474-7902

05/28/08

University of Alaska Fairbanks Summer Sessions and the Northern Alaska Environmental Center will host Discovering Alaska, a free public lecture series to be held throughout the summer Wednesdays at 7 p.m. in the Schaible Auditorium on the Fairbanks campus.

The lectures will feature presentations by Alaska artists, authors, historians and scientists. The series is cosponsored by the UAF Center for Research Services, the International Arctic Research Center and the UA Geography Program. Following is a schedule of lecturers. A full description of their presentations is available at www.uaf.edu/summer/events/alaska/:

May 28--Artist David Mollett (held in the media classroom in Rasmuson Library)
June 4 --Artist Bill Brody
June 11--Artist Kesler Woodward
June 18--Poet Derick Burleson
June 25--Scientist Susan Sharbaugh
July 2-- Writer Peggy Shumaker
July 9 --Author Dan O'Neill
July 16--Photographer Monique Musick
July 23--Historian John Whitehead
July 30--Mycologist Gary Laursen
Aug. 6 --Cartoonist Jamie Smith
Aug. 13--Botanist Carolyn Parker

CONTACT: UAF Summer Sessions at 907-474-7021 or via e-mail at summer@uaf.edu.

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