Luncheon Speakers

Jan. 6, 2022 — Frank Baker — 50 years of Alaska outdoor adventures through the seasons: nature’s and his own

Author, photographer, and outdoorsman Frank Baker will begin his presentation with a 10-minute slide show of the four seasons. He will follow with a discussion of how his outdoor adventures paralleled those season while dealing with age-related health issues, injuries, and other challenges. Frank will describe his motivations to write and photograph these adventures and […]

Dec. 2, 2021 — Paola Banchero — Media Literacy Strategies

Being a savvy media consumer means knowing the differences between fake news and legitimate reporting. Paola Banchero is a professor of journalism and public communications at the University of Alaska Anchorage. She teaches journalism, strategic communications, and media literacy. Paola worked as a reporter and editor for newspapers in Kansas, Arizona, and Alaska, as well […]

Oct. 7, 2021 — MaryLee Hayes and Angie Slingluff — Alaska Women Speak Anthology

We are currently meeting on Zoom. Contact sherrie@arctic.net for the Zoom login information. Co-editors MaryLee Hayes and Angie Slingluff will present their recently published book Alaska Women Speak Anthology, a collection of art, stories, poems, and photographs covering 25 years of the Alaska Women Speak journals, from 1992 to 2017. Hayes was managing editor of the […]