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Activist Scholar to Speak at Labriola Center Reception

Dr. Debbie ReeseEvent:  Meet and Greet Reception for Dr. Lori Arviso
Date/Time:  Thursday October 20, 2016, 10:30am
Location:  Labriola Center, Hayden Library, 2nd Floor, Tempe campus

Dr. Debbie Reese will discuss her work as a librarian and Indigenous children’s literature expert at a morning reception, Oct. 20, in the Labriola Center, on the second floor of Hayden Library.

The featured speaker for the fall 2016 Simon Ortiz and Labriola Center Lecture on Indigenous Land, Culture, and Community, Dr. Reese will deliver her lecture, titled “Some Truths, but Lots of Lies: Indigenous Peoples in Children’s Literature,” later that day, at 7 p.m., at the Heard Museum in Phoenix.

Dr. Reese (Nambé Pueblo) is an activist scholar and critic, and publishes the internationally acclaimed blog American Indians in Children’s Literature (AICL). Her work provides critical perspectives and analysis of Indigenous peoples in children’s and young adult books, school curricula, popular culture and society.

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