Noted Author to Speak at Gallaudet on February 5th
Noted author and CODA Myron Uhlberg will read from his new book, Hands of My Father,
on Thursday, February 5, 2009 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the Sprint Multipurpose Room, I. King Jordan Student Academic Center. Autographed copies of the book will be available for purchase through special arrangement with the Bison Shop.Hands of My Father
is a critically acclaimed book about the relationship between a hearing child and his deaf parents. The book, to be published on February 3, 2009 by Random House, is one of seven "Best of February" selections on amazon.com
. Mr. Uhlberg's previous books include the children's classic Dad, Jackie, and Me,
which has won 28 awards.
Mr. Uhlberg will visit General Studies classes at Gallaudet and elementary and high school classes at the Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center during his two-day visit.
The public presentation on Thursday, February 5th is sponsored by the Office of the Provost and the Program of General Studies.