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Considering #CritLib: Inclusion and Diversity in Libraries

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Start Date:  11/11/2016 9:30 AM
End Date:  11/11/2016 3:00 PM
Venue Name:  Loyola University-Columbia
Location:  8890 McGaw Road
   Columbia, MD United States  21045
Organization Name: ACRL-MD/MILEX
Contact: Claire Holmes
   Email: cholmes@towson.edu
   Phone: 410 704-3795


The academic library division of MLA, ACRL-MD, is partnering with the Maryland Information Literacy Exchange (MILEX) to bring keynote speaker, Emily Drabinski to our region. One of the leading voices in the Critical Librarianship movement, Drabinski is the Coordinator of Library Instruction at Long Island University, Brooklyn, and an adjunct faculty member at Pratt Institute. She is a prolific author, editor, and speaker on social justice and librarianship and she is an active voice in the #critlib social media community. Drabinski will share the history of the #critlib movement and perspectives on the intersections between librarianship and social justice, delving into topics ranging from diversity and inclusion to information literacy instruction and metadata. 
Next, the workshop will feature a selection of Lightning Talks by regional librarians involved in the #critlib community. Lightning Talk speakers will lead workshop attendees into smaller affinity group conversations designed to focus on the areas within the wide span of librarianship, including public and school libraries. Join us as we examine our practice, individually, and collectively, through a critical lens.
 

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Closed:   11/7/2016 11:45 PM


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