Recent Submissions

  • Author and UAA Professor E. J. R. David.

    David, E. J. R. (University of Alaska Anchorage. Bookstore, 2018-04-12)
    E. J. R. David is Associate Professor of Psychology at UAA and Director of the Alaska Native Community Advancement in Psychology (ANCAP) program. He earned his Bachelor's degree in psychology from UAA and his Master of Arts and doctoral degrees in clinical-community psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In the new book, We Have Not Stopped Trembling Yet, Letters to My Filipino-Athabascan Family, E. J. R. David shares intimate letters written to his Fili-Baskan (Koyukon Athabascan and Filipino) family. In these letters, he addresses the need to nurture connectedness, strength, freedom, and love, in order to heal the injuries endured from historical and contemporary trauma and oppression.
  • Cheryl Dalena presents Healthy Alaskans 2020, our statewide health improvement plan

    Dalena, Cheryl (University of Alaska Anchorage. Bookstore, 2019-04-03)
    Healthy Alaskans 2020 is the strategic health improvement plan for Alaska led jointly by the State of Alaska and the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium. The framework for the plan contains Leading Health Indicators (LHI’s) which are tracked annually, and overtime, to assess how we are improving and insuring health equity for all Alaskans and thereby advancing wellness. This event will provide an overview of the statewide health improvement plan, share a summary of the strategies, actions and community partners engaging in activities to help measure and meet statewide targets. Cheryl Dalena, who serves as Alaska Native Tribal Health Co-Chair for Healthy Alaskans 2020, will provide an overview of the statewide health improvement plan, share a summary of the strategies, actions and community partners engaging in activities to help improve health and meet statewide targets and share status and plans. This event is held in celebration of National Public Health Week and is cosponsored by the UAA Masters of Public Health Program and UAA Campus Bookstore.
  • Spanish poet Jorge Manrique (1440-1479)

    Ball, Rachael; Garcia, Rebeca Maseda; Fagan, Patricia (University of Alaska Anchorage. Bookstore, 2017-04-03)
    UAA professors dr. Rebeca Maseda Garcia (Department of Languages), Dr. Ray Ball (Department of History), and Dr. Patricia Fagan (Department of Lanugages) introduce Jorge Manrique's classic poem "Coplas a la muerte de su padre" (Coplas on the death of his father), with historical background and bilingual readings. Alaska Poet Laureate, John Haines (1924-2011) recited and referred to this poem throughout his life. Wherever and whenever he could, he would recite stanzas--even to his dying day. This event, held in memory of John Haines, will explain the meaning and significance of this timeless masterpiece in world literature. Poets everywhere are encouraged to attend. A command of Spanish is not necessary.
  • Plays and poor relief in the early modern Spanish empire

    Ball, Rachael (University of Alaska Anchorage. Bookstore, 2014-04-03)
    Historian Ray Ball presents plays and poor relief in the early modern Spanish empire. Ray Ball, (UAA History Department), shares her research on the relationship between Spanish theatre and health care funding in the Spanish empire. Her book project Treating The Public: Public Drama, Public Health, and Public Opinion in the Early Modern Atlantic World is a comparison of commercial theater, charitable organizations, and public health in cities in the Spanish and Anglo Atlantic worlds during the 16th and 17th centuries.
  • Global and local climate change and adaptation: lessons from Paris.

    Wuerth, Soren; Littel, Jeremy (University of Alaska Anchorage. Bookstore, 2016-04-02)
    Soren Wuerth shares stories and photos from his visit to the Paris Climate Change Conference in december. The world of global politics and climate change is discussed. Soren Wuerth is a teacher, environmental activist, and writer living in Girdwood, Alaska. As a traveler on Spaceship Earth, he works to keep fellow passengers aware of systemic problems that threaten the engines of our biosphere. He maintains a blog at glacierwatch.wordpress.com. Joining Soren Wuerth is Jeremy Littel, a USGS climatologis.
  • Reinhold Sackmann presents: Employers, Migrants, and Labor Markets in Germany case studies.

    Sackmann, Reinhold (University of Alaska Anchorage. Bookstore, 2014-04-02)
    A presentation on April 2, 2014 at the University of Alaska Anchorage's Bookstore. Reinhold Sackmann presents Employers, Migrants, and Labor Markets in Germany case studies. Reinhold Sackmann is professor at the Institute of Sociology, Martin Luther University in Halle-Wittenberg, Germany. His research interests include analyzing the social structure of modern societies, demographic changes in Germany, migrant workers, and public sector employment. At this event he will discuss economic and social attitudes toward non-German migrant workers in Germany. The event is sponsored with the UAA Sociology Department.
  • How to become a White House Fellow

    Blazek, Matt (University of Alaska Anchorage. Bookstore, 2013-04-02)
    A presentation on April 2, 2013 at the University of Alaska Anchorage's Bookstore. How to become a White House Fellow. Matt Blazek is a program analyst for the National Ocean Policy in the Alaska Region of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and a Presidential Management Fellow. At this event, he will explain how to become a White House Fellow, share first-hand knowledge of the program, offer details about the application process, and discuss the opportunities and avenues for UAA students and recent graduates seeking part-time or full-time employment within the federal government.
  • Writing Deep Dixie a memoir and Sea Change

    Caston, Anne (2017-04-01)
    A presentation on April 1, 2017 at the University of Alaska Anchorage's Bookstore. Poet Anne Caston discusses writing Deep Dixie a memoir, and Sea Change her forthcoming poetry collection. A Former nurse, a writer, and an educator, Anne Caston is a founding faculty member of the low residency M.F.A. program at UAA. Her poetry collections include Flying Out With The Wounded, Judah's Lion, and Prodigal. She is currently working on a new collection of poems called Sea Change. Her forthcoming memoir, Deep Dixie: A Southerner's Take On Life, Love, Friendship, Romance, Faith, and Coming Of Age Among Southern Baptists is the focus of this event.
  • Literal and visual storytelling

    Dalton, Jack; Share, Susan; Mills, Sierra; Helmick, Eric (University of Alaska Anchorage. Bookstore, 2014-04-01)
    A presentation on April 1, 2014 at the University of Alaska Anchorage's Bookstore. Panelists include performance artist Jack Dalton, artist Susan Share, quilter Sierra Mills (UAA Care Team), and Bosco's Eric Helmick. Topics include art and book forms; quilt making and autobiography; written plays and performance; and the role of text in graphic stories. The writer as artist and performer and the various ways we tell each other stories are themes for this event.
  • Community Engagement projects: a faculty panel presentation

    Mueller, Mike; Causey, Douglas; Barnett, Gabrielle; Pace, Kimberly; O'Malley, Maureen; McNulty, Julie A.; Wilson, Caroline (University of Alaska Anchorage. Bookstore, 2013-04-01)
    A presentation on April 1, 2013 at the University of Alaska Anchorage's Bookstore. At this event, recipients of Center for Community Engagement and Learning funding describe their projects, student involvement, community partnerships, and engaged research. UAA faculty include Mike Mueller & Doug Causey, Gabrielle Barnett & Kimberly Pace, Maureen O'Malley & Julie McNulty and Caroline Wilson. Projects include Alaska Brain Bee; Kodiak Island Science Teacher/Scientist Partnerships, WCF: Women, Culture, Film; An Academic-Clinical and Practice Partnership at ANMC.
  • Refugee voices

    University of Alaska Anchorage. Bookstore, 2013-04-30
    A presentation on April 30, 2013 at the University of Alaska Anchorage's Bookstore. The Refugee Voices panel features refugees from Togo, Bhutan, Sudan and Somalia who have volunteered to share their refugee stories of struggle and survival. They will speak about the refugee situation abroad and what resettlement in the U.S. means for them. This presentation also features information about Refugee Assistance and Immigration Services in Anchorage.