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Thursday
12
APR

Professor EJR David presents Letters to My Filipino-Athabasca

17:00
19:00
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In the new book, We Have Not Stopped Trembling Yet, Letters to My Filipino-Athabascan Family, E.J.R. David shares intimate letters written to his Filibaskan (Koyukon Athabascan and Filipino) family. In these letters, he addresses the need to nurture connectedness, strength, freedom, and love, in order to heal the injuries endured from historical and contemporary trauma and oppression.

E. J. R. David is Associate Professor of Psychology at UAA and Director of the Alaska Native Community Advancement in Psychology (ANCAP) Program. He earned his Bachelor's degree in Psychology from UAA and his Master of Arts and Doctoral degrees in clinical-community psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

E. J. R. David is the author of Brown Skin, White Minds: Filipino -/ American Postcolonial Psychology, The Psychology of Marginalized Groups, and The Psychology of Oppression. In 2014, he was honored by the Alaska Psychological Association with the "Cultural Humanitarian Award for Exemplary Service and Dedication to Diversity”, and in 2015 he was inducted as a Fellow by the Asian American Psychological Association for “Unusual and Outstanding Contributions to Asian American Psychology.”

Everyone is encouraged to attend this event. All UAA Campus Bookstore events are free and open to the public. There is free parking for this event in the South Lot, Sports Complex NW Lot, West Campus Central Lot, and Sports Campus West Lot.

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