Please note that from fall 2018, we will no longer be requiring the GRE for applications to the MFA program.

Professor Len Kamerling’s most recent film Changa Revisited recently received a Best International Film Award  at the ASTRA International Documentary Film Festival in Sibiu, Romania (October, 2016). The film has also appeared at the following film festivals: 

  • Nordic Anthropological Film Festival,  Bergen,  Norway,  September 2016
  • Jean Rouch International Film Festival,  Muse de l’Homme,  Paris, France,   November 2016
  • Royal Anthropological Film Festival,  Bristol, UK, March, 2017
  • EthnograFilm Festival,  Paris, France,  April, 2017

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Professor Gerri Brightwell‘s short story “Williamsville” has been selected for publication in The Best American Mystery Stories 2017 edited by John Sandford and Otto Penzler. It originally appeared in Alaska Quarterly Review spring & summer 2016.







Associate Professor Daryl Farmer received a 2016 Alaska Literary Award.