Polar Nights: Speaker: David Ramseur – Melting the Ice Curtain
7 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 31
Russia and U.S. relations is a daily media topic. Hear author and University of Alaska Anchorage Institute of Social and Economic Research visiting scholar David Ramseur share his current work on the thawing relations between the Russian Far East and Alaska during the 1980s and 1990s. His book on this subject, Melting the Ice Curtain, is slated to be released in June 2017. Ramseur’s presentation coincides with the exhibition Polar Bear Garden: The Place Between Alaska and Russia on view through Sept. 17. Select galleries and spaces are open late with discounted admission Fridays through April.