UAS hosts Dauenhauer memorial

Richard Dauenhauer in his office in 2006.

The University of Alaska Southeast is hosting a memorial service in remembrance of Richard Dauenhauer, the poet and translator who died in August 2014 of cancer.


Dauenhauer and his wife, Nora Marks Dauenhauer collaborated on works that helped the survival of the Tlingit language.

Friday’s event includes readings and memories from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Egan Lecture Hall at UAS. A social hour will take place from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Glacier View Room following.


Read more about Richard Dauenhauer's life's work, and community reflections after his passing:

Poet, translator Dauenhauer dies at 72

Dauenhauer: 'Songs of vision and experience': Community members reflect on his life and work

Community members share memories of Dauenhauer

Poem: 'Readings with Richard'

My Turn: In memorandium of Richard Dauenhauer


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