• The 'Female' in Indigenous and Pre-Socratic Cultures

      Hanson, Kristin Helweg; Olsson, Wolfgang Q.; Mason, Rachel; Rahm, Jacqueline Marie (University of Alaska Anchorage. Bookstore, 2015-08-24)
      Guest speakers include: Jacqueline Rahm, Ph.D. (UAF Department of Indigenous Studies); Rachel Mason, Ph.D. (UAA Department of Anthropology and National Park Service); Kristin Helweg Hanson, Ph.D. (UAA Department of Philosophy); and Wolfgang Olsson (UAA alumnus, B.A. with honors in English '16). Topics covered include: The search for the feminine in pre-Socratic society and places of possible intersection with indigenous philosophies; the importance of Aspasia; changing understandings of female hunter-gatherer and why the "female" has been suppressed and/or discarded over the years.
    • Iñupiaq Translations and Transformations of Protestant Beliefs and Practices

      Hanson, Kristin Helweg (University of Alaska Anchorage. Bookstore, 2016-04-14)
      Dr. Kristin Helweg Hanson's book Alaska Native (Iñupiaq) Translations and Transformations of Protestant Beliefs and Practices: A Case Study of How Religions Interact, has recently been published by Edwin Mellen Press. It explores how Iñupiaq spirituality-culture has and can inform and shape the immigrant Christian system.