About Bartlett Lecture Series

The Bartlett Lecture Series was established in 1970 by the Bob Bartlett Memorial Fund and the University of Alaska. 

E.L. Bartlett was one of the first two Alaska Senators sent to Washington D.C. following statehood. He served from 1958 to 1968. The Bartlett Lecture Series was designed to promote a clearer vision of individual freedom and of the public good.             

Individuals of national and world renown present lectures on topics of national and international importance, helping to put problems of Alaska and its people into the context of broad philosophic and cultural as well as social and economic issues. Emphasis is on exchanging ideas, on achieving new understanding and clearer perception on exploring traditional values and the demands of modern life. 

The lectures may deal with human resources or natural environment and politics, economics or social change, with personal lifestyles and aspirations, with communication and transportation or with the public welfare conceived in the broadest terms. 

Generally the Bartlett lecturers are invited to give addresses at the main campuses of the University of Alaska. Lecturers are encouraged to participate freely in the university community, and to meet as extensively as possible with students and faculty.


2012 Bartlett Lecture Series presents James and Deborah Fallows

Monday, November 12, 2012 at 7:30 pm - Wendy Williamson Auditorium

James Fallow, National Correspondent for "The Atlantic" and National Book Award winner

Topic: Postcards From Tomorrow Square

with remarks from Deborah Fallows, China expert, linguist, 

This event is free and open to the public.

For more Information about this event please feel free to contact (907) 786-1219, or email us at: events@uaa.alaska.edu

2012 Bartlett Lecture Series - James Fallows

Bartlett Lecture Series, The UAA Confucius Institute, and the UAA Bookstore presents a "Meet and Greet" featuring a talk and discussion with Deborah Fallows and select remarks from James Fallows, National Correspondent for "The Atlantic."

Monday, November 12, 2012 at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm - UAA Campus Bookstore TechZone, 2nd Floor

Topic: Deborah will talk about cultural ideas and issues  including topics covered in her "Dreaming in Chinese" book. 

NOTE: Seating is extremely limited.

2012 Bartlett Lecture Series - Deborah Fallows meet and greet

**This program is shared amongst UAA, UAS, and UAF campuses.