About the Community Lecture Series

The CAS Community Lecture Series brings the world to Alaska and Alaska to the world. The series will showcase speakers with a broad and diverse range of expertise and a deep well of insight. We’ll spotlight the remarkable contributions of national figures, as well as Alaska-based scholars, artists, and culture bearers to gain a better understanding of our state, nation, and the world around us. Please join us as we celebrate knowledge, inspire curiosity, and strengthen the bonds that make our community unique.

Mission Statement

The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Community Lecture Series will provide Alaskans with events and speakers that challenge, teach, and promote dialogue. The series embodies the mission of the College as it highlights transformative research and creative expression. The College of Arts and Sciences provides a world-class, Alaska-rooted education that prepares students for today's global challenges. We are committed to moving beyond the walls of the classroom to facilitate community exchange and informed conversation.