Mar 04, 2014
from 06:00 PM to 07:30 PM
|Where||Bondurant Hall G100|
|Contact Name||Antoine L. Bailliard, PhD, OTR/L|
|Contact Phone||(919) 843-4468|
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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
About the 2014 Mitchell Symposium Scholar
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).