Cole kicks off 2021 Author's Corner lecture series
May 28, 2021
The University of Alaska Fairbanks Summer Sessions and Lifelong Learning and the University
of Alaska Press will host the Author’s Corner lecture series starting June 7.
This 11-week series will highlight the works of a variety of published authors at UA Press. Lectures can be viewed in person at 7 p.m. Mondays at the BP Design Theater, which is located on the fourth floor of the ELIF building on the UAF campus.
Masks are required for unvaccinated people attending the events. The lectures will also be webcast at media.uaf.edu and posted on the Summer Sessions website afterward at www.uaf.edu/summer/events/.
The opening lecture will feature Fairbanks journalist and historian Dermot Cole discussing “Hard Driving: The 1908 Auto Race from New York to Paris,” on June 7. An outdoor reception will follow the lecture.
Other lectures in the 2021 series include:
June 14 – “Go Play Outside: Tips, Tricks, and Tales from the Trails,” Nancy Fresco
June 21 - “Cabin 135, A Memoir of Alaska,” Katie Eberhart
June 28 - “Ivory and Paper: Adventures in and Out of Time,” Ray Hudson
July 12 - “I Thought There Would Be More Wolves,” Sara Ryan
July 19 - “Water Mask,” Monica Devine
July 26 – “Whiteout,” Jessica Goodfellow
Aug. 2 – “Li Bai Rides a Celestial Dolphin Home,” Tom Sexton
Aug. 9 – “Cold Latitudes,” Rosemary McGuire
Aug. 16 – “Coming Out of Nowhere,” Linda Schandelmeier
Aug. 23 – “Alaska in the Progressive Age,” Thomas Alton
For more information, visit www.uaf.edu/summer/events or call 907-474-7021.