Anchorage 100 Speaker Schedule

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - 19:00

Room 150 at the UAA Eagle River campus

March 1: A Salmon Cannery in Cook Inlet — Kate Ringsmuth, a historian with the National Park Service, will discuss the history of salmon canneries.

March 8: From Tents to Towers: Anchorage’s Built History — Executive Director of the Alaska Historical Society Jo Antonson will discuss how Anchorage evolved from a railroad construction camp to an urban center.

March 29: “Attu Boy” and the Lost Villagers Project — Dr. Rachel Mason, a cultural anthropologist with the National Park Service, will discuss her collaboration with Nick Golodoff, who was taken prisoner by the Japanese at 6-years-old. The two worked on a book together titled “Attu Boy.”

April 12: Anchorage and the 1964 Earthquake — Dr. Kristine Crossen, who heads UAA’s geology department, will talk about how the state’s largest earthquake transformed Anchorage.

April 26: The Dena’ina of Cook Inlet — Karen Evanoff, cultural anthropologist for the Lake Clark National Park and Preserve, will discuss Dena’ina history.

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