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There have been last minute changes and revisions to the 2019 AHS Conference that were too late to be included in the printed program or on the joint conference website.
Click here to view the revised final conference schedule (as of September 25, 2019).
Going to Kodiak for the Alaska Historical Society/Museums Alaska Conference on September 25?
Conference organizers ask that you sign up for these by September 15th. Go to the joint conference website to register.
The 2019 Alaska Historical Society/Museums Alaska conference on September 25-28 in Kodiak is rapidly approaching and the organizing committee is working hard to finalize details.
While the early bird registration deadline was August 31, we still encourage people to register and attend this great gathering of practitioners of Alaska history, museum work, and cultural studies. Visit the joint conference website to view the full program schedule, to see what special events and tours are being offered, to get travel advice, and to register.
SYMPOSIUM: Lost and Found: Uncovering the Mystery of the Franklin Expedition
9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, Auditorium
In conjunction with the major exhibition, Death in the Ice: The Mystery of the Franklin Expedition, the Anchorage Museum is hosting a symposium titled Lost and Found: Uncovering the Mystery of the Franklin Expedition on Sept. 21.
Authors and experts from all over North America will examine aspects of the Franklin expedition, from Inuit oral history to recent archaeological and underwater discoveries. Speakers include American writer and college professor Russell Potter, author David Woodman, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Paul Watson, and anthropologist Anne Jensen.
Registration is required. $35 non-members, $30 members, $20 students. Box lunch available for purchase $20. Click here to register on-line.