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Online Lecture: Alaska's Amazing History — From Ice Age to Modern Age

Program No. 24689RJ
Join us on Wednesday, June 28, 2023, at 2 p.m. (ET)/ 11 a.m. (PT) for a one-hour lecture and Q&A to learn about Alaska’s vast history from the Ice Age to modern times.
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At a Glance

Alaska is the 49th state in the United States. The struggles and triumphs of its inhabitants offer a fascinating journey through a timeline as diverse as the landscape, spanning from the last Ice Age and the arrival of the first Indigenous peoples to contemporary challenges related to environmental conservation and economic development. Join local expert Jerri Roberts to learn about ancient inhabitants, explore the era of international exploration, delve into the little-known history of Alaska's occupation by the Russian Empire and explore modern challenges that affect those who occupy this wild territory.

General Notes

Your online lecture will take place live over the course of 1-2 hours. All times are listed in the EASTERN time zone. If you live in a different time zone, please adjust your schedule accordingly. This live online experience uses Zoom Webinar, an easy-to-use web video service that includes closed captioning. All you need is an Internet connection and your computer. You will receive a confirmation email when you enroll, and a reminder email one week and one day before, as well as the morning of the event with a link and instructions on how to tune in. You will not be pictured on screen during the lecture, but you will have the opportunity to ask the instructor live questions using the Q&A box. Unless otherwise noted, all those who enroll in this program receive access to the live event as well as a recording of the lecture that you can watch any time within the two weeks following the live event.

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