Patricia Smith - Midnight Sun Visiting Writer - April 2nd 7:00 pm

The Midnight Sun Visiting Writer Series presents poet Patricia Smith Friday April 2nd at 7:00 pm in the Wood Center Ballroom at UAF.

Patricia's groundbreaking book -- Blood Dazzler -- which chronicles the human, emotional and physical toll exacted by Hurricane Katrina -- was a finalist for the 2008 National Book Award, and one of NPR’s Top Books of 2008!

Find out more about Smith, and hear her work at

This event is sponsored by the UAF, English Department.

Contact 474-7193 ~ for more info


Choose Respect Community Rally - March 31, 2010

Choose Respect
Alaskans Ending the Epidemic of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

Join in the Community-Wide Rally

March 31, 2010
Golden Heart Plaza
Fairbanks, Alaska

The Parnell Administration invites Alaskans to join with Fairbanks community partners as - together - we take a stand against domestic violence and sexual assault in our state. Together we can make a difference!

For more information, please contact the Fairbanks Office of the Governor:


Celebrating the Power of Women's Voices - Women's History & Culture Month Keynote RECORDING

***Accessing the Recording***

Below is the URL for the recording of Diane Benson's Keynote Address:

The recording was made through Elluminate LIVE. If you haven’t been into Elluminate LIVE before you might have to download or update java on your computer, and also accept a license agreement, etc.

To access the recording - Click on the link to the recording (above):

when the login screen opens click on the GUEST button,

• enter an email address and name, then click on "Play."

• Click on "Open" in the dialog box that appears.

Depending on whether the computer being used is updated, the computer might have to download some java files in order to play the Elluminate Live recording of the event. (If on a slow dial-up connection the recording might take some time to load). Speakers or headphones are required to hear the audio from the presentation.


Women's History & Culture Month - Tale of Two Disappearing Women

March 25
Alumni Lounge

Sociologist Sine Anahita tells the story of two innovative women advocates for Southern Appalachia, Marguerite Butler and Olive Dame Campbell, who are disappearing from the popular historical record.