2017-18 Lecture Series
The TYHS has an active schedule of speakers at our monthly public free lectures held in Pioneer Hall at Pioneer Park at 7 PM unless otherwise noted. Our next speakers will be:
October 18, 2017: Local resources to celebrate National Archives Month. UAF Alaska Polar Regions & Archives Collection and Fairbanks Genealogical Society.
November 15, 2017: “City Under Water” Fairbanks 1967 flood documentary by Peter Van Nort and commentary by cub reporter Julie Scott.
December 13, 2017 (note this is the 2nd Wednesday of Hanukkah): Dr. T. Neil Davis: A Giant’s Contribution to our University and Community by Rich Seifert.
January 2018: No lecture.
February 21, 2018: Celebrating National Student History events with a panel of UAF student presentations on (tentatively) Jesuits in Alaska, Alaska Steamship Company, etc.
March 21, 2018: Early and Contemporary Interior Alaska American Pioneers by Dorothy James.
April 18, 2018: Sketching and Archiving River Steamers by Ray Bonnell
May 16, 2018: Early Agriculture in the Tanana Valley, panel and discussion led by Pat Holloway.