News from Alice Taff, Cathy Connor, and David Noon.
At the Linguistic Society of Americaʼs annual conference, Jan. 2-5, 2014, in Minneapolis, Alaska Native Language faculty Alice Taff presented a talk on Tlingit Conversation Documentation, part of a panel on Documenting Conversation organized by the LSA Committee for Endangered Language Preservation.
Professor of Environmental Science Cathy Connor recently published “Tracking Glacial Landscapes: High School Science Gets Real”, in Alaska Park Science, Volume 12, Issue 2. This article about the Design, Discover, Research (DDR) program is available online.
History faculty David Noon travels to Las Vegas February 20-23 to attend the 26th annual meeting of the Far West Popular and American Culture Association. He will present his paper “Barack Obama and the Myth of the superheroic Presidency”. Noon is an Associate Professor of History and Chair of the Social Sciences department.