• Reading and Writing with UAA Undergraduate English Students

      University of Alaska Anchorage. Bookstore, 2015-04-15
      Undergraduate creative writing students in the English Department come together to present their current work.
    • Readings and Craft Talk

      Gregovich, Andrea (University of Alaska Anchorage. Bookstore, 2015-04-28)
      Andrea Gregovich earned a MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Nevada Las Vegas and has been honing her skills as a translator of Russian literature with a focus on the work of Vladimir Kozlov. Author Vladimir Kozlov was born in 1972 in Belarus. His fiction and nonfiction has been long-listed for awards in Russia such as the National Bestseller prize, the Big Book prize, and was nominated twice for GQ Russia's Writer of the Year. His book USSR: Diary of a Perestroika Kid is about growing up in the crumbling industrial city Mogilev during the last few years of the Soviet Union.
    • Readings and Writings Presented by UAA Undergraduate English Students

      University of Alaska Anchorage. Bookstore, 2014-12-03
      Faculty-chosen undergraduate creative writing students in the English Department come together to present their course work. Everyone is welcome to attend and be enchanted.
    • Reflections on Surviving an Alaskan Childhood

      Newman, Leigh; Simpson, Sherry (University of Alaska Anchorage. Bookstore, 2013-04-24)
      Leigh Newman (author of Still Points North) and Sherry Simpson (CWLA/MFA program and author of Accidental Explorer) share memories, experiences, and the unusual influence of Alaska on the shaping of their adult lives.
    • 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.
    • Refugee Voices

      University of Alaska Anchorage. Bookstore, 2013-04-30
      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 US means for them. This presentation also features information about refugee assistance and immigration services in Anchorage.
    • 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.
    • Researching Alaska with Ann Fienup-Riordan, Willie Hensley, and Katie Ringsmuth

      Fienup-Riordan, Ann; Hensley, Willie; Ringsmuth, Katie (University of Alaska Anchorage. Bookstore, 2014-04-16)
      Ann Fienup-Riordan, Willie Hensley, and Katie Ringsmuth share insights on how to connect, research, and uncover Alaska's past. Their individual interests, projects, approaches, and challenges researching Alaska will be highlighted. Katie Ringsmuth: National Park Service historian (UAA History Department); Ann Fienup-Riordan: anthropologist, author, and oral historian; Willie Hensley: Inupiaq activist, leader, author (UAA College of Business).
    • Responsive Research in an Era of Reconciliation

      Corntassel, Jeff; Quinless, Jacqueline (University of Alaska Anchorage. Bookstore, 2018-08-06)
      Dr. Jeff Corntassel is a writer, teacher and father from the Tsalagi (Cherokee) Nation and is Wolf Clan. He was the first to represent the Cherokee Nation as a delegate to the United Nations Working Group on Indigenous Peoples. He is editor of the collection, *Everyday Acts of Resurgence: People, Places, Practices* (Daykeeper Press, 2018). Jeff Corntassel received his Ph.D. from the University of Arizona and is currently Associate Professor at the University of Victoria and Associate Director of the Centre for Indigenous Research and Community-Led Engagement. His research and teaching interests focus on the intersection between sustainable self-determination, community resurgence, climate change and wellbeing. Dr. Jacqueline Quinless is a settler whose family origins are rooted to the communities of Secunderbhad and Hyderabad India. She works as Director of Research at Quintessential Research Group, which is a community, informed research practice specializing in environmental impacts, health and wellness research and gender-based analysis. Her forthcoming book is *Unsettling Conversations: Decolonizing Everyday Research Practices (University of Toronto Press) . This event will focus on the 94 recommendations of 2015 Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) in Canada and the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), endorsed by the United States in 2010. In addition, how the relationship between Responsive Research, Indigenous nations and community partnerships can lead to more culturally informed socio-economic, health and environmental outcomes addressed. The event is sponsored by UAA Alaska Native Studies, the National Resource Center for Alaska Native Elders (NRC-ANE), and UAA Campus Bookstore.
    • Restaurant reviews: Ethnic Food and the American Culinary Imagination

      Kiliç, Zeynep (University of Alaska Anchorage. Bookstore, 2014-04-23)
      Dr. Zeynep Kiliç explores how ethnic food is depicted in the American landscape through restaurant reviews.
    • River of Light

      Morgan, John; Woodward, Kesler (University of Alaska Anchorage. Bookstore, 2014-04-21)
      Poet John Morgan's River of Light: A Conversation with Kabir is based on a trip down the Copper River. Alongside the artwork by Alaskan artist Kesler Woodward, River of Light folds words, sounds, and colors into being.
    • Scandal of the Military

      Dunegan, Linda (University of Alaska Anchorage. Bookstore, 2015-04-14)
      Linda Dunegan was a Medical Administrative Officer, the Medical Readiness Officer, Credentials Manager, Safety Officer, and Chief of Administrative Services in the Alaska Air National Guard. During her 27-year military career, she became one of the highest ranking female officers in the Alaska Air National Guard. Her job was to make reports and investigate potential violations of law within the Air Force. Because she reported deficiencies in the Alaska Air National Guard Executive Management Committee, she encountered a hostile workplace and chose to retire. At this event, Linda explains the Whistleblower Act, describes what happened to her career, and encourages people to continue to stand up for what is right.
    • Sea Travels: Memoirs of a 20th Century Master Mariner

      Sherman, Vaughn (University of Alaska Anchorage. Bookstore, 2013-04-15)
      Sea Travels is the story told to Vaughn Sherman by J. Holger Christensen, a mariner and sea captain who sailed the ocean seas and the "unforgiving waters of the Bering Sea and Gulf of Alaska." Vaughn Sherman was a fisheries biologist, ahs worked fro the CIA, and is the author of 3 books. His presentation includes a slide show with fascinating historical photos for everyone to see.
    • The Secret Life of a Black Aspie

      Prahlad, Anand (University of Alaska Anchorage. Bookstore, 2017-04-12)
      Anand Prahlad is a professor, poet, and authority on African American folklore. His memoir, The Secret Life of a Black Aspie, discusses growing up in the South with autism spectrum disorder, Asperger's syndrome, which was diagnosed when he was 57. Anand Prahlad is a professor at the University of Missouri. The Secret Life of a Black Aspie is published by the University of Alaska Press.
    • Seven Lucky Stars

      Meador, Jana (University of Alaska Anchorage. Bookstore, 2015-12-19)
      Jana Meador's Seven Lucky Stars is a book for all ages. It tells the true story of a sled dog left to fend for himself only to find his second chance in life. Sveinn's incredible story began in the middle of the forested mountains, where he was eventually found. His journey takes him on an unexpected 2000 mile adventure, where he meets his seven lucky stars. Jana Meador is also author of three novels: Of Thorns, Roses, and a Devil's Lie; The Edward Hewitt's Story; Under the Magpie Wings; and two screen plays, "Road To Earl (adapted from the Edward Hewitt's Story) and the comedy Cul-de-sac. She is a recent graduate from the New York Film Academy's screenwriting program.
    • Shadowing the Legendary Dizzy Gillespie

      Brown, David G. (University of Alaska Anchorage. Bookstore, 2018-04-06)
      Shadowing the Legencary Dizzy Gillespie with author and jazz aficionado David G. Brown.
    • Sideways Rain

      Sydnam, Nancy Elliott (University of Alaska Anchorage. Bookstore, 2013-04-16)
      Sideways Rain is Dr. Nancy Elliott Sydnam's memoir of 20 years of travel in the stormy Aleutian and Pribilof Islands. Besides her work as a dedicated medical practitioner, Nancy Elliott Sydnam is an emphatic observer of human nature. In journal entries, letters, and poems she writes with deep affection about the landscape adn the people she encountered on her hazardous routes. Included in Sideways Rain are photos, a map of the islands, and an index of names.
    • Sigma Tau Delta Presents Poetry Slam

      University of Alaska Anchorage. Bookstore, 2018-04-26
    • Snow Child

      Ivey, Eowyn; Stevenson, David (University of Alaska Anchorage. Bookstore, 2013-02-04)
      At this event, Eowyn discusses her book snow Child, reads a passage or two, and is interviewed by David Stevenson (director of the CWLA/MFA program.) The event is sponsored with Alaska Reads.
    • Snow In May

      Melnik, Kseniya (University of Alaska Anchorage. Bookstore, 2014-12-22)
      Kseniya Melnik's book, Snow in May, introduces a cast of characters bound by their relationship to the port town of Magadan in Russia's far east, a former gateway for prisoners assigned to Stalin's forced-labor camps. Kseniya Melnik was born in Magadan, Russia and she moved to Alaska in 1998, at the age of 15. She received her MFA from NYU. Snow in May was short-listed for the International Dylan Thomas Prize and long-listed for the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award.