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2009 Evening at Egan Collection


Further Adventures in Scientific Surrealism
by Ray Troll

Well-established Southeast Alaska artist and author, Ray Troll, shows slides of new work completed in the last few years, including large public art installations, collaborative works, his latest offbeat T-shirts, and new book projects. In this presentation, he also unveils a large oil painting, entitled Deep Forest, which was commissioned by UAS.

Recorded September 18, 2009
Sponsored by: University of Alaska Southeast
Produced by: UAS Video Production Services
© 2009 University of Alaska Southeast

Running Time : 1 hour, 3 minutes

 


Predator and Prey Management in Alaska: Itís Complicated
by Kim Titus

Dr. Kim Titus, Alaska Division of Wildlife Conservation, reviews the recent history of the predator management programs currently underway by the State of Alaska, discusses relevant laws and regulations, and presents the state of science on a complicated issue.

Recorded September 25, 2009
Sponsored by: University of Alaska Southeast
Produced by: UAS Video Production Services
© 2009 University of Alaska Southeast

Running Time : 1 hour, 12 minutes

 


Rogue Cops, Elegant Criminals, and the Popular French Crime Novel
by Robin Walz

Forget about mastermind detective Sherlock Holmes, leave mild mannered Miss Marple to solving crimes in country villages! What French popular crime readers loved in the late 19th and 20th centuries were stories about flamboyant rogue cops and sophisticated criminals. In this presentation, Dr. Robin Walz talks about two such real life individuals.

Recorded October 2, 2009
Sponsored by: University of Alaska Southeast
Produced by: UAS Video Production Services
© 2009 University of Alaska Southeast

Running Time : 1 hour, 2 minutes

 


Not One Drop: Why it is Not Okay to Drill, Drill, Drill
by Riki Ott

Forget about mastermind detective Sherlock Holmes, leave mild mannered Miss Dr. Riki Ott experienced first hand and on many levels the devastating effects the Exxon Valdez oil spill had on her hometown of Cordova, Alaska. Armed with courage and a PhD in Marine Biology she retired from fishing, founded three organizations to deal with the lingering harm, and wrote the seminal book, Sound Truth and Corporate Myth$. In this presentation, Dr. Ott shares the long-ranging effects from the vantage point of two decades.

Recorded October 9, 2009
Sponsored by: University of Alaska Southeast
Produced by: UAS Video Production Services
© 2009 University of Alaska Southeast

Running Time : 1 hour, 35 minutes

 


Origins, Evolution, and Destiny: Clues from the Deepest Sea
by David Gallo

New undersea technologies have allowed us to explore the underwater world with unprecedented clarity and resolution, revolutionizing the way we think about life on Earth and other planets. In his presentation, Dr. David Gallo uses high resolution video to share some of the most recent discoveries.

Recorded October 16, 2009
Sponsored by: University of Alaska Southeast
Produced by: UAS Video Production Services
© 2009 University of Alaska Southeast

Running Time : 1 hour, 9 minutes

 


15 Years of Clay
by Jeremy Kane

Jeremy Kane, UAS Assistant Professor of Art, speaks about his artwork and what has influenced his vision and process in the past 15 years. In this presentation, he shares images of his most recent show at the Alaska State Museum as well as images from his Fellowship at the Archie Bray Foundation.

Recorded October 23, 2009
Sponsored by: University of Alaska Southeast
Produced by: UAS Video Production Services
© 2009 University of Alaska Southeast

Running Time: 47 minutes

 


Security and Governance in Post-Taliban Afghanistan: What Went Wrong and Why?
by Nazif Shahrani

Dr. Nazif Shahrani, Professor of Anthropology at Indiana University, is a main academic analyst and commentator on the current situation in Afghanistan. In his presentation, Dr. Shahrani shares his insights on U.S. foreign policy in Afghanistan and provides a background for understanding the past, present and future relationship between the two countries.

Recorded October 30, 2009
Sponsored by: University of Alaska Southeast
Produced by: UAS Video Production Services
© 2009 University of Alaska Southeast

Running Time: 1 hour, 53 minutes

 


Where Cold is Hot: A Murreletís Eye View of Glacier Bay
by Matt Kirchhoff

Matt Kirchhoff, Director of Bird Conservation for Audubon Alaska, describes the unusual life history of Southeast Alaskaís signature seabirds ó the Marbled Murrelet and the Kittlitzís Murrelet. In his presentation, Mr. Kirchhoff offers a peek into the Murreletís day-to-day life, both above and below the waterís surface in Glacier Bay.

Recorded November 6, 2009
Sponsored by: University of Alaska Southeast
Produced by: UAS Video Production Services
© 2009 University of Alaska Southeast

Running Time: 1 hour, 2 minutes

 


An Evening with Alexander Tutunov
by Alexander Tutunov

One of the most outstanding piano virtuosos of the former Soviet Union, Dr. Alexander Tutunov returns to Juneau on his yearly worldwide concert itinerary. Bringing together the daring Romanticism of the 19th Century with the restless modernism of the 20th Century, Tutunov performs two challenging works in this presentation. First, he delivers Schumannís masterpiece Carnaval, and then one of Prokofievís genial War Sonatas, No. 7, Op. 83.

Recorded November 13, 2009
Sponsored by: University of Alaska Southeast
Produced by: UAS Video Production Services
© 2009 University of Alaska Southeast

Running Time: 1 hour, 39 minutes

 


Predator Control in Alaska: Is Sound Science Constrained by Politics?
by Victor Van Ballenberghe

In his presentation, Victor Van Ballenberghe, wildlife biologist, reviews the scientific basis of the current wolf and bear control programs in Alaska and examines the political constraints that inhibit application of sound science.

Recorded November 20, 2009
Sponsored by: University of Alaska Southeast
Produced by: UAS Video Production Services
© 2009 University of Alaska Southeast

Running Time: 1 hour, 32 minutes

 

 
 

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