Activist Librarianship Conference

This is a little late notice but an interesting looking conference

 

http://radicalreference.info/PracticalChoices

 

Here is a look at the schedule: 

 

930am - 10am: Registration
Registration & networking (light refreshments will be served)

10am - 11am: Symposium Panel
The panelists are librarians who use their skills to undertake consciousness-raising in libraries and within the LIS profession; actively participate in anti-oppression and empowerment work; and develop programming that supports the library as space and library as a means of liberation.

Panelists include:

  • Susie Husted, Facilitator
  • Maria Carpenter, Somerville Public Library
  • Akunna Eneh, Boston Public Library/BPL Professional Staff Association
  • Laura Foner, Boston Public Library
  • Alana Kumbier, Wellesley College Libraries
  • Ryan Livergood, Arlington Public Library
  • Bill Mongelli, Massachusetts Department of Corrections

 

11am - 1230pm: Discussion
Breakout sessions (includes time for a break)

1230pm - 1pm: Wrap-Up
Reconvene and share ideas for moving forward

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