Lessons from Jonesboro, Littleton, and Vietnam: How Kids are Learning to Kill and Learning to Like It

2011-05-16 by News, Sports, and Art

The UAA University Honors College presents Lt. Col. Dave Grossman as the keynote speaker for the sixth annual Undergraduate Research and Discovery Syposium. In this podcast, Lt. Col. Grossman presents, “Lessons from Jonesboro, Littleton, and Vietnam: How Kids are Learning to Kill and Learning to Like It”

This podcast was recorded on April 22, 2011.



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Michihiro Ama presents 'Immigrants to the Pure Land'

2011-05-16 by News, Sports, and Art

Michihiro Ama’s new book, “Immigrants to the Pure Land: The Modernization, Acculturation and Globalization of Shin Buddhism, 1898-1941,” investigates the early period of Jodo Shinshu in Hawaii and the United States sets a new standard for investigating the processes of religious acculturation and a radically new way of thinking about these processes.

Michihiro Ama examines the concept of acculturation, a dual process of both “Japanization” and “Americanization.” Michihiro Ama currently teaches at UAA in the Department of Languages.

This podcast was recorded on April 21, 2011



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Indigenous elder teachings on Science, technology and other issues for the 21st Century with Larry Merculieff

2011-05-16 by News, Sports, and Art

Indigenous Elder Teachings on Science, Technology and Other Issues for the 21st Century with Larry Merculieff is a fascinating look at the contributions indigenous knowledge and ways of thinking can benefit people today. Larry Merculief was born and raised in a traditional upbringing on St. Paul Island. In 2003, Larry was instrumental in gaining both Federal and state recognition of Alaska Native subsistence rights to harvest halibut throughout coastal Alaska. Recently he founded Seven Generations Consulting.

This podcast was recorded on April 19, 2011.



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'The Mere Matter of Marching' with Colonel David G. Fitz-Enz

2011-05-16 by News, Sports, and Art

Colonel David G. Fitz-Enz discusses his book, “The Mere Matter of Marching: Thomas Jefferson, the War of 1812 and the Taking of Canada.”

This podcast was recorded on April 18, 2011.



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Richie Farrell author and screenwriter

2011-05-16 by News, Sports, and Art

Meet Richie Farrell, a screenplay writer who contributed to the Oscar winning film “The Fighter.” He will be reading and discussing his memoir “What’s Left of Us.” His deeply moving memoir will take you on a journey through family violence, drug use, survival and also of redemption.

This podcast was recorded on April 13, 2011.



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