Ca. 7,000 year old caribou mandible from the Tingmiukpuk archaeological site in Gates of the Arctic National Park. NPS photo by Jeff Rasic


Anchorage talk at UAA on October 23 “The ‘forgotten’ 1916 polio epidemic in New Zealand”

Date Posted: October 9, 2018       Categories: Uncategorized

Dr. Heather Battles of the University of Auckland, New Zealand, will give a presentation on her medical anthropological research on the “forgotten” 1916 polio epidemic in New Zealand. She is visiting Alaska for the first time Oct 21-26, and will be giving this public talk on Oct 23, at 7:30 pm on UAA campus, Rasmuson Hall Room 110.

Parking is free on campus starting at 7:30 pm.

Dr. Battles’ work should be of interest to a wide audience – anthropologists and other social scientists, health scientists, and history buffs alike!