2014 Mitchell Symposium

2014 Mitchell Symposium, “Occupational Activism for Global Justice,” featuring Gelya Frank, PhD

When Mar 04, 2014
from 06:00 PM to 07:30 PM
Where Bondurant Hall G100
Contact Name Antoine L. Bailliard, PhD, OTR/L
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2014 Mitchell Symposium

Occupational Activism for Global Justice

Speaker: Gelya Frank, PhD

Tuesday, March 4, 6:00 pm

Bondurant Hall G100

Free and Open to the Public

Please join us for a reception following the presentation.

Brought to you by the UNC Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

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About the 2014 Mitchell Symposium Scholar

Gelya Frank, PhD
Gelya Frank, PhD is Professor at the University of Southern California, Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy. As a founding contributor to OS, her work bridges OT, OS, and anthropology in projects such as the interdisciplinary NAPA-OT Field School in Guatemala that she has led since 2008. Dr. Frank is author of the award-winning books Venus on Wheels: Two Decades of Dialogue on Disability, Biography, and Being Female in America (University of California Press), Defying the Odds: The Tule River Tribe’s Struggle for Sovereignty in Three Centuries (Yale University Press), and the forthcoming Occupational Reconstructions: Embodiments of Social Justice (Duke University Press).