Reference Materials

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Fall 2017 courses are listed in alphabetical order by course code.

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Fall 2017 Reference Materials


OLLI Winter Lecture Series (OWLS)

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Lecture 1


ART-05 & ART-13, Creating Your Own Fabric I & II (Fall 2017) 
taught by Karen Malone

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Improve your gelatin prints
Make your own gelatin/glycerin plate
Changing the color of fabrics
RIT dye color chart
Fabric Painting Basics
Painting on fabric
One-gallon bucket dyes
Hand-dyed silk scarf
Silk scarf tutorial
Notes silk eco dyeing
Metallic Painting
Microwave fabric dyeing
How to use Shiva Paintstiks
Paintstik instructions by Laura Murray
Dyeing with Procion MX dyes
Primary Tints: A Beginning Fabric Dyeing Tutorial
Dyeing with shaving cream
Hand-dye tutorial
Web links for ideas & techniques (Word)


CP-01 Mac Survival (Fall 2017)
taught by Lewis Overton

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Mac Survival


CP-06 Home Computer Security (Fall 2017)
taught by Barbara Horner-Miller and Jan Julian

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Week 1
Week 2
Week 3
Week 4
Week 5


EX-01 Chair Yoga (Fall 2017)
taught by Toni Kaufman

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poses


EX-03 Strength Training for Athletes with Needy Knees (Fall 2017)
taught by Susan Sugai

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Assessment, week 1
Lower Control Zone, week 1
Core Strength References, week 2
Floor exercises, week 2
Strengthening your hip muscles, week 2
Supine stability, week 3
Ball Bearing exercises, week 3
Female Athletes Guide, week 3
Week 4
Lunge progression, week 5
Posterior chain progression, week 5
Prone trunk stability, week 5
Roman Dead Lift Progression, week 5


EX-07 Pinochle (Fall 2017)
taught by Karen Emerson and Nori Bowman

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Week 1


EX-11 Refresher for Athletes with Needy Knees (Fall 2017)
taught by Susan Sugai

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Ball Bearings 1, week 1
Ball Bearings 2, week 1
Female Athlete Guide, week 1 (3.9 MB)
Core References, week 1 (doc file)


FF-02 Cooking with an "Instant Pot" (Fall 2017)
taught by Terry Roberts

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Week 1
Week 2
Week 3
Week 4


FF-04 Herbs (Fall 2017)
taught by The Herb Bunch

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Week1, Lavender (1.9 MB)
Edible Flowers presentation
Edible Flowers descriptions
Edible Flowers rules


HIS-01 History of Ester (Fall 2017)
taught by Matthew Reckard

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Week 1 (1.1 MB)
Week 2 (2.0 MB)
Week 3 (2.5 MB)
Week 4 (1.7 MB)
Biographies (1.1 MB)
Journal article (1.7 MB)
Cleary Creek


HIS-04 History of Ocean Exploration (Fall 2017)
taught by Mark Johnson, Dave Norton, and Marvin Falk

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Week 1, part 1
Week 1, part 2
Week 2, part1
Week 2, part 2
Week 3
Week 4
Week 4b
Future Arctic


HIS-06 De-mystifying Cannabis (Fall 2017)
taught by Carl Addington

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Presentation


HIS-08 Europe Recovers from 20th Century Horrors (Fall 2017)
taught by Renee Blahuta with help from Dave Norton

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Week 1
Week 1, maps
Week 2
Week 3
Week 4


HL-04 Burnout Intervention: Restore Joy in Life (Fall 2017)
by Jean Tsigonis

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Prolong & Restore Joy to Your Career Life
Resiliency
Mindfulness
Compassion Fatigue
Happy MD Videos
Burnout Prevention Matrix
Caregiver


HL-05 Self-Hypnosis (Fall 2017)
taught by James Conner

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What Is Hypnosis?, wk 1
Sample Scripts, wk 1
Practice Script, wk 1
MiniPractice, wk 1
Quantum, wk 2
Wisdom Of Cells 1, wk 2
Wisdom Of Cells 2, wk 2
Wisdom Of Cells 3, wk 2
Rules of the Mind, wk 2
Week 3
Week 4
Week 5
Week 6a
Week 6b
Week 6c
Week 7, 10/27/17
Week 8, 11/3/17


HL-08 The Heart of the Matter: Cardiology Meds (Fall 2017)
taught by Brittany Karns

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Week 1, 3.8 MB
Week 2, 2.9 MB
Week 3, 4.4 MB


HL-09 Complementary, Alternative and Integrative Medicine (Fall 2017)
taught by Nancy Frei

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Week 1
Week 2


LIT-03 & LIT-04 Modern American Poetry I and II (Fall 2017)
by Scott Sexton

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Emily Dickinson
Whitman - Song of Myself
Week 2 Poems
Week 3 Poems
Week 4 Poems
Week 5 Poems
Week 6 Poems
Beatniks
Sleeping (cover) (jpeg)
Sleeping with Dictionary (jpeg)
My Emily Dickinson
The Age of Huts

LIT-05 Beat Poetry Roundtable (Fall 2017)
taught by Scott Sexton

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Poets Birth and Works
Allen Ginsberg
Amiri Baraka
Anne Waldman
Bob Dylan
Bob Kaufman
Charles Bukowski
Charles Olson
Denise Levertov
Diane di Prima
Elise Cowen
Frank OHara
Gary Snyder
Gregory Corso
Jack Kerouac
Joel Oppenheimer
John Ashbery
Kenneth Rexroth
Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Michael McClure
Patti Smith
Richard Brautigan
Robert Creeley
Robert Duncan


LIT-07 History and Future of Libraries (Fall 2017)
taught by Greg Hill

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Libraries (2.6 MB)


MTH-01 Land Survey: Measuring Land (Fall 2017)
taught by Scott Sexton

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Measuring Land, week 1
Defining Property, week 1 (2.9 MB)
Links, week 1


MTH-02 Fun with Math (Fall 2017)
taught by Clark Milne

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Week 1a
Week 1b
Week 3a
Week 3b
Week 4


RB-01 Neophyte's Guide to Numerology with Added Ages & Stages (Fall 2017)
taught by Ginny McDowell

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Numerology Stuff (1.4 MB)


SCI-01 DNA Exploration (Fall 2017)
taught by Kyndall Hildebrandt

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DNA Structure and Function, week 1
Hereditability and ancestry, week 2
Week 3
Week 4


SCI-02 Evolution: A Primer (Fall 2017)
taught by Ed Murphy

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Week 1 (1.9 MB)
Week 2 (1.9 MB)
Week 3 (1.9 MB)
Week 4 (2.6 MB)


SCI-05 Understanding Climate Variability and Climate Change (Fall 2017)
taught by Uma Bhatt

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Week 1, (1.5 MB)
Week 2, (1.5 MB)
Week 3
Week 4, (2.4 MB)


SCI-06 Weather Satellites and Alaska Weather (Fall 2017)
taught by Eric Stevens

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Week 1, (3.7 MB)
Week 2a
Week 2b, (12 MB)
Week 2c, (2 MB)
Week 3, (2 MB)
Week 4, (3.4 MB)
Chaos Machine, (excel file)

SOC-02 Beginning Genealogy (Fall 2017)
taught by Ruth Knapman

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Genealogy Websites (pdf)
Genealogy Websites (word document)


SOC-03 Ted Talks (Fall 2017)
taught by Mary Ann Borchert

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Week 1
Week 2
Week 3
Week 4


SOC-04 The Power of Story (Fall 2017)
taught by Montie Slusher

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Week 1, (3.2 MB)
Hero's Journey, week 2, (1.2 MB)
Beyond the Pale (2.4 MB)


SOC-10 Amateur Mediation (Fall 2017)
taught by David Frey

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Day 1


SOC-11 Death, The Trip of a Lifetime (Fall 2017)
taught by Ron Johnson and Larry Roberts

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Why talk about it
Death discussion resources
Death discussion resources (doc file)


SOC-16 Perspectives on the North (Fall 2017)
taught by Mary Ehrlander

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Walter Harper, (1.2 MB)
Week 1
Week 4, Arctic Council, (1.3 MB)


Materials from Spring 2017 are below.


CP-10 Home Computer Security (Spring 2017)
taught by Barbara Horner-Miller and Jan Julian

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Week 1
Week 2
Week 3
Week 4


CP-12 eBay, Craigslist, Paypal (Spring 2017)
by Frank Abegg

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Day 1- Welcome, 7.7 MB
Day 1- Other Websites, 1.3 MB
Day 1- Selling on eBay, 2.2 MB
Day 2- Class Overview Handout, 6.4 MB
Day 2- eBay Sniping Handout, 1.4 MB
Day 2- Search Handout, 2.4 MB


EX-06 Beginning Yoga (Fall 2017)
by Marsha Munsell

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Handouts


EX-13 Intermediate Needy Knees
taught by Susan Sugai

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Ball Exercises
Goodman Core workout swissball
Lunge progression
Posterior chain progression
Prone trunk stability
Roman Dead Lift Progression
Rotating Core Planks posterior bridging

Female Athlete Knee

Easter Bunny Requests
Athletes Ball shoulder sequence
Gravity assisted back extension
Prone walk out series
Supine knee hip exercises
Shoulder internal external rotation


FF-02 Gluten-Free Baking (Spring 2017)
by Marsha Munsell

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Foods to Avoid on a GF Diet, 74 KB
So What Can You Eat, 32 KB
Gluten-Free Baking Tips, 155 KB
Gluten-Free Breads, 136 KB
Gluten-Free Flatbreads, 104 KB
Gluten-Free Quickbreads, 158 KB
Gluten-Free Sweets, 92 KB


FF-06 Practical Beekeeping for Fairbanks (Spring 2017)
by Jeffrey Simonson

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FF-07 Growing Trees From Seeds (Spring 2017)
by Jim Smith

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Transplanting Trees and Seedlings, 783 KB
Alaska Plant Hardiness Map JPG, 301 KB
Alaska Plant Hardiness Map 2, 674
USNA Alaska Plant Hardiness Map 3, 101 KB
Alaska Tree Key, 870 KB
Plant Succession Over Time JPG, 76 KB
Crop Profile for Trees, 23.6 MB
Photos for Tree Handout, 14.7MB
How to Grow a Tree or Shrub from Seed, 77 KB
Raising Trees and Shrubs from Seed, 664 KB
Planting and Caring for a Tree Seedling, 167 KB
Plant a Tree, 640 KB
Seedlings, 85.7 MB
Root Pruning, 28 KB
Trees and Shrubs for Interior Alaska Landscapes, 178 KB
Siberian Larch Handout, 1.7 MB
Spruce from Seed, 431 KB
Black Spruce: The Perfect Fire Species, 21.9 MB
Bird Vetch Control in Yards and Gardens, 1.6 MB
Quotes About Planting Trees, 110 KB


HIS-09 The 150th Anniversary of the Alaska Purchase (Spring 2017)
taught by various

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What Did the US Look Like in 1867 (wk 2)
Alaska Purchase (wk 3)
Alaska Natives and the Alaska Purchase (wk 3)
No Sale (week 4)
What if (week 4)


 HIS-10 Anecdotal Histories of First Ladies and Their Recipes (Spring 2017) 
taught by Steve Heckman

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Week 3 recipes
Week 4 recipes


HIS-11 History of Ocean Exploration (Spring 2017)
taught by Mark Johnson and Dave Norton

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Week 1a
Week 1b
Week 1c
Week 1d
Week 2 (parts a-d)
Week 2a
Week 2b
Week 2c
Week 2d
Week 3a
Week 3b


HIS-12 Scoundrels in Northern History: Chapter VI (Spring 2017)
taught by Dave Norton and Marvin Falk

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Week 1a
Week 1b
Week 1c
Week 2
Week 3a
Week 3b
Week 3c
Week 4a
Week 4b


HIS-17 Elections, Voting Systems, and Electoral Reform (Spring 2017)
taught by Pat Lambert

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Week 1 Links
Electoral College
Ranked Choice Voting


HIS-18 Ireland: The Struggle for Independence (Spring 2017)
taught by Pat Lambert

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Week 1: History
Week 1: Links


HIS-19 Growing Up in WWII and Postwar Austria (Spring 2017)
taught by Rene Blahuta

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Week 1a
Week 1b
Week 2a
Week 2b
Week 2c
Week 3a
Week 3b
Week 4a
Week 4b


HL-01 Health Potpourri (Spring 2017)
Week 4: Vitamin D, by Melinda Evans

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Lecture Slides,1.8 MB
Chart: Disease Incidence Prevention by Serum Levels, 138 KB


HL-03 Know Your Medications (Spring 2017)
by Brittany Karns

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Week 1 Lecture Slides,19.3 MB
Week 2 Lecture Slides, 22.4 MB
Supplements Frei Lecture, 2.3 MB


HL-04 Burnout Intervention: Restore Joy in Life (Spring 2017)
by Jean Tsigonis

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Prolong & Restore Joy to Your Career Life, 5.8 MB
Resiliency PowerPoint, 543 KB
Mindfulness PowerPoint, 42 KB
Compassion Fatigue, 93 KB
Happy MD Videos, 28 KB
Burnout Prevention Matrix, 292 KB
Compassion Fatigue Rumph & Rosson, 29 MB


HL-07 Using Technology to Improve Your Health (Spring 2017)
by Ashley May

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Missed Lecture - Sleep, 4.1 MB


HL-10 Good to Go (Spring 2017)
taught by various

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End of life issues, wk 3 (Derek Averet)
Resources (Vicki Taylor)
Burial Plots
Medicaid Waiver
Veterans Affairs
Miller Trust Fund


HL-13 Diabetes Mellitus:Understanding the Opportunities and Challenges (Spring 2017)
taught by Nancy Davidian, Heather Powers, and Muhammad Ahmed

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Week 1
Week 2


HL-14 First Aid, CPR, AED (Spring 2017)
taught by Terry Solomon

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First Aid (20 MB)


HL-15 Vitamin D: Diet, Supplements and/or Sun? (Spring 2017)
by Melinda Evans

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Disease Incidence Prevention by Serum25(OH)D Level
Vitamin D presentation
Vitamin D resources



LIT-08 Introduction to the Sea Novels of Patrick O'Brian (Spring 2017) 
taught by Greg Hill

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Why Read Patrick O'Brian
Author I'd Walk the Plank For


LNG-03 Spoken Italian for Travelers (Spring 2017)
taught by Don Gray

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Handout


MTH-01 History of Mathematics for Everyone (Spring 2017)
by Jill Faudree

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Day 1: Numerical Representation,
1.3 MB
Day 2: Geometry, 292 KB
Day 2: Problems & Bibliography, 49 KB


MTH-02 MathCounts for Seniors (Spring 2017)
by Clark Milne

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MathCounts for Seniors Handbook
Class Problems


MTH-03 Pi Day (Spring 2017)
by Sarah Garland

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Handouts


SCI-01 Global Climate & Interior Alaska (Spring 2017)
by Chase Stoudt

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How Oceanic & Atmospheric Circulation Affects the Climate of Interior Alaska, 11.5 MB


SCI-02 Natural History of Alaskan Seabirds (Spring 2017)
by Ed Murphy

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Lecture 1
Lecture 2
Lecture 3
Lecture 4
Lecture 5
Nuclear Alaska, Public Radio, Audio File (from 2005)


SCI-04 Epigenetics and theAgeing Brain (Spring 2017)
taught by Thomas

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Human Brain
Human Brain - notes
The Ageing Brain
The Ageing Brain - notes
Epigenetics
Epigenetics - notes
Nutrition
Nutrition - notes


SCI-05 Tote That Barge, Lift That Bale (Spring 2017)
taught by Janice Ott

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Muscles, week 1
Muscles, week 2


SCI-06 The Science of Museum Collections (Spring 2017)
taught by Jennifer Arseneau and others

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Genomic Resources
Arctic lamprey


SCI-07 Paleolithic Art Pieces and the Science Behind Them (Spring 2017)
taught by Dale Guthrie

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Week 1
Week 2
Week 3
Week 4


SCI-08 Explorations in Space & in Alaska (Spring 2017)
taught by Neal Brown

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Week 2
Week 3
General Internet Resources wk4
More references wk4


SOC-02 Alzheimer's & Dementia: What Do We Need to Know? (Spring 2017)
by Joan Adams

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Overview of Alzheimer's Disease, 2.5 MB
Week 3 Handout, 1.7 MB
What is Good for the Brain, 151 KB
Week 4 Handout, 854 KB


SOC-09 The Fairbanks Four in the Golden Heart City (Spring 2017)
taught by Anne Hanley

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Reading List
Collective Story - Harvest To Go


Winter Lecture:
Alaska: an Ocean State of Mystery, Hip Boots, and Exploitation (January 2017)

by Vera Alexander

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  Part 1, 1.3 MB
  Part 2, 1.4 MB


Materials from fall 2016 are below.


LIT-01 Modern American Poetry (Fall 2016)
taught by Scott Sexton

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Week 2 Materials  
NOTE: when you click on the mp3 files, they will automatically download
Week 2: Introduction and Chapter 1 (pdf, 382 KB)
Poems for week 2 (pdf, 127 KB))
ModPo chap 1.2 (mp3, 10.1 MB)
Rae Armantrout The Way (mp3, 442 KB)
Rae Armantrout discusses The Way (mp3, 4.6 KB)
Cid Corman Poem (mp3, 333 KB)
Allen Ginsberg Poem (mp3, 2.2 MB)
Russe Danse (mp3, 44.9 MB)
Lorine Niedecker (mp3, 334 KB)
Lorine Niedecker Wild Man and Forclosure (mp3, 21.8 MB)
WC Williams 1 (mp3 1.4 MB)
WC Williams 2 (mp3, 1.1 MB)

Week 1 Materials
Week 1: Introduction and Chapter 1 (pdf, 272 MB)
Emily Dickenson (pdf, 73 KB)
ModPo Intro (14.4 MB)
Dwell (mp3, 363 KB)
Dwell video transcript (pdf, 46 KB)
Song of Myself Whitman (pdf, 251 KB)
SoM Richetti canto 1 (mp3, 597 KB)
SoM Richetti canto 2 (mp3, 1.2 MB)
SoM Richetti canto 3 (mp3, 1.3 MB)
SoM Richetti canto 5 (mp3, 859 KB)
SoM Richetti canto 6 (mp3, 1.4 MB)
SoM Richetti canto 8 (mp3, 1.0 MB)
SoM Richetti canto 10 (mp3, 1.2 MB)
SoM Richetti canto 14 (mp3, 813 KB)
SoM Richetti canto 47 (mp3, 1.5 MB)
SoM Richetti canto 52 (mp3, 685 KB)
SoM Excerpts (mp3, 4.4 MB)
SoM video transcript 1 (pdf, 46 KB)
SoM video transcript 2 (pdf, 42 KB)
SoM video transcript 47 (pdf, 44 KB)
The Brain video transcript 1 (pdf, 40 KB)
The Brain video transcript 2 (pdf, 34 KB)
Tell all the Truth video transcript (pdf, 40 KB)


Bonus: BIRD CALLS
(from "Natural History of the Birds of Interior Alaska," Spring 2015, taught by Ed Murphy)

MP3 format, for play on either Mac or PC-type computers.


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