Events

June 4, 2015–Bill Sherwonit Offers Fall 2015 Nature and Travel Writing Class

(This was for his winter/spring 2015 class; the same basic information would apply for the fall class) Anchorage essayist and author Bill Sherwonit will teach a 12-week nature and travel writing class in the Sierra Club office downtown. Participants in this workshop-style class will explore and refine their own writing styles, with an emphasis on […]

June 4, 2015–Shirley Holloway–NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)

Shirley Holloway is best known for establishing the Quality Schools Initiative, calling for high expectations for all students in Alaska and proving that all students, no matter their social, economic or ethnic background, can be academically successful. Holloway has been recognized as a woman breaking the glass ceiling to become one of the first female […]

May 2015–UAA Book Store Special Events

1.    Thursday, May 7, from 4:30 p.m. -6:00 p.m. at the UAA Campus Bookstore: Photographer Ben Huff presents his book, The Last Road North In The Last Road North, Alaska photographer Ben Huff explores life along Dalton Highway, where “the physical and psychological line between wilderness and oil” marks the Alaska frontier. At his event, […]

May 15, 2015–Alaska Quarterly Review Spring/Summer Launch Party

AQR – an Alaska institution for 33 years – is set to launch its most provocative issue ever. Fiction, non-fiction and poetry by writers from Alaska and beyond, plus the extraordinary special feature: “Gaza: The Land Behind the Fence” – an essay and photographs by Eman Mohammed, the first female photojournalist in Gaza. Ms. Mohammed’s […]