Tuesday, February 03, 2009

Author Myron Uhlberg Scheduled to Visit Gallaudet University

Daily Digest

Noted author and CODA Myron Uhlberg will read from his new book, Hands of My Father, on Thursday, February 5, 5-7 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 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 February 5 is sponsored by the Office of the Provost and the Program of General Studies.Come one, come all!

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