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My Turn: In memoriam Richard Dauenhauer, 1942-2014

...Latin. Then he began to study Finnish, his first non-Indo-European language. In the late 1960s he spent two years in Finland as a Fulbright scholar, and his first published book was an anthology of Finnish literature in translation.It looked, in...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-10/memoriam-richard-dauenhauer-1942-2014
Opinion
Fall Arts Preview

...multiple platforms.Jan. 5-7: Harri Koskinen, industrial design, HelsinkiHarri Koskinen is a product designer based in Finland. His design studio, Friends of Industry, provides product and concept design as well as exhibition architecture for a range...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-09-11/fall-arts-preview
Art
US, Canada, Sweden, Finland in semis

...intriguing matchup, top-seeded Sweden faces Finland in a rematch of the 2006 Turin Games final...both teams," Toews said.Sweden and Finland, neighbors in Europe, also are not fond...tournaments like this we're disrespected," Finland forward Olli Jokinen said.

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-02-21/us-canada-sweden-finland-semis
Sports
Exhibits at the Anchorage Museum

...7"Gyre: The Plastic Ocean" tells a global marine debris story through the work of 26 artists hailing from Australia to Finland, as well as a National Geographic film, documentary photography, and hands-on activities for families. The exhibition...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-28/exhibits-anchorage-museum
Art
Today in Sports History

...the first world track and field championships at Helsinki, Finland.1985 - Commissioner Peter Ueberroth announces the end of...meters at the world track and field championships, Helsinki, Finland. The 23-year-old Olympic champion wins in 9.88 seconds...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-07
Sports
Poet, translator Richard Dauenhauer dies at 72

...Ph.D. dissertation was "Text and Context of Tlingit Oral Tradition," printed in 1974. He also studied for a year in Finland as a Fulbright Fellow before joining the faculty of Alaska Methodist University in the late 1960s.He worked for Sealaska...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-19/poet-translator-richard-dauenhauer-dies
Local
'The Boreal Feast' book signing at Rainbow Foods Aug. 23

...that inspired Genest to include each feast. She relates eye-opening moments from her recent journey to Sweden, Norway and Finland alongside memorable tales from twenty years of life in the Yukon Territory.Genest has lived in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-14/boreal-feast-book-signing-rainbow-foods-a
Art
Dauenhauer: 'Songs of vision and experience'

...had already received his bachelor's in Russian and Slavic languages and his master's in German, and had spent a year in Finland on a Fulbright scholarship. While completing his Ph.D. in comparative literature in 1974, he published his dissertation...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-28/songs-vision-and-experience
Art
Today In Sports History

...at Yankee Stadium to retain the world heavyweight title.1952 - Bob Mathias wins his second Olympic decathlon in Helsinki, Finland.1955 - Doug Ford defeats Cary Middlecoff 4 and 3 in the final round to capture the PGA title.1981 - Pat Bradley shoots...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-25/today-sports-history
Sports
US teenager Mikaela Shiffrin wins slalom opener

LEVI, Finland - Mikaela Shiffrin sent an unmistakable message leading to the Sochi Olympics. The 18-year-old American easily won the World...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-11-17/us-teenager-mikaela-shiffrin-wins-slal
Sports

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