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Sitka Symposium returns

...and missions.Back in 2009, however, Carolyn Servid was getting tired. She was one of the founding members of the Island Institute, the group that puts on the Symposium, and she was out of energy after 25 years of work.That year's symposium...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-17/sitka-symposium-returns
Art
My Turn: Clearing 'New Pathways'

...between literary art forms and community engagement. The Island Institute's annual residential Sitka Symposium brings together...literary arts can help people serve their communities. The Island Institute hosts writers-in-residence, publishes a biannual...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-30/my-turn-clearing-new-pathways
Opinion
Sitka Symposium is back among Alaska's summer literary events

The Island Institute will host the 2014 Sitka Symposium from July 20 through 26 on the Sheldon Jackson Campus in Sitka, marking the 30th anniversary...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-06-26/sitka-symposium-back-among-alaskas-summer
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Five Good Reads

...Urrea: This is one of those novels where each sentence is somehow better than the last. Urrea will be in Sitka at the Island Institute this July, if you can catch an event of his there, GO!5. "Ishmael" by Daniel Quinn: Quinn's ideas have...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-05-15/five-good-reads
Art
Contagious community: spreading the word for Sitka's Sheldon Jackson campus, partners

...including Sitka Fine Arts Camp, Hames Wellness Center, Sitka Summer Music Festival, Sitka Sound Science Center, the Island Institute and the Alaska State Library, Archives and Museums and Sheldon Jackson Museum. After the university closed in...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-05-06/contagious-community-spreading-word
Neighbors
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...and her husband are the founders and directors of The Island Institute, a nonprofit organization that encourages people...best inhabit the places they live. For 18 years, the Island Institute has sponsored an annual summer conference for writers...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012801/Ent_localreading.shtml
Governor's 2001 awards announced

...honored as a Native artist; Gloria Marinacci Allen was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award; Carolyn Servid of the Island Institute in Sitka and Anchorage author and anthropologist Ann Feinup Riordan were honored as distinguished humanities educators...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101101/Ent_govaward.shtml
Entertainment
Author from Sitka to talk about writing

...and her husband are the founders and directors of The Island Institute, a nonprofit organization that encourages people...best inhabit the places they live. For 18 years, the Island Institute has sponsored an annual summer conference for writers...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012801/Ent_localreading.html
Entertainment
Of monks and men: Coffin combines boxing and Buddhism

...A boxing Buddha, if you will. Coffin, who was The Island Institute of Sitka's April writer-in-residence, also...turn since coming to Sitka. "The fellowship with The Island Institute has changed everything for me because now I'm...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050808/art_277055922.shtml
Writer Susan Power to speak at UAS

...a member of the Standing Rock Sioux, lives in St. Paul, Minnesota, and has spent the past month in Sitka as the Island Institute artist in residence. Power will also be speaking at a brown bag luncheon event at the Alaska State Museum at noon...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012810/art_555995119.shtml
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