Friday morning films and closing

Angela Schmidt (Alaska Film Archives) presented a film about early Alaskan adventurers. Laura Kissel presented Byrd 1933, a full-length silent film constructed of footage from Byrd’s 1933 Antarctic expedition. Finally, we came to the sad part of the Colloquy, where we close and say “Farewell”. Some of our retiring colleagues …

Thursday afternoon – Banquet and outcry auction

After the afternoon excursions, some people rushed back to outbid their colleagues at the silent auction. During the lovely salmon dinner, Professor Paul Krejci spoke to us about sea shanties and the role of the accordion in the north. We sang along to several of the songs. The outcry auction, …

Thursday morning

Marcel Brannemann presented two research platforms: Meereisportal.de provides scientific information for political decisions. The four real-time feeds of wind and water conditions …

Wednesday afternoon

Weds afternoon we heard two papers; one from Joe Bouchard of Universite Laval, Canada and Laura Kissel, Byrd Polar, USA. Joe described …

Wednesday lunch

While we enjoyed another tasty lunch, Marvin Falk, Professor Emeritus, Rare Books and Maps, UAF gave us some glimpses into the history …

Wednesday morning

Sandy Campbell (University of Alberta Libraries, Canada) and Marcel Branneman ( Alfred Wegner Institute Library, Germany) were interviewed about the Colloquy by …

Wednesday July 13th

First up Shannon Vossepoel introduced us to the Arctic Connect projects, showing us mapping visualisation software and Arctic Scholar – a site …

Tuesday afternoon

After a boxed and viewing the poster session at University House, AUF buses took participant to a choice of three excursions. I …

Tuesday morning

Tuesday morning (Day 2 of the Colloquy), UAF buses took us to the beautiful University House, until recently the residence of the …

Monday afternoon

On Monday afternoon, Leslie McCartney offered an introduction to Oral History workshop for 18 PLC members. In addition to “do’s and dont’s” …

Monday morning

The Colloquy opened with a presentation of three traditional dances by the Pavva Inupiaq Dancers. The troupe had three drummers and four …

Hello from PLC2016 in Fairbanks

Hello from PLC2016 in Fairbanks. The Colloquy opened with a reception. It was lovely to see retired members Judi Triplehorn and Ron …