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SJSU Student Chapter Event: "A Night at the Circus" Monday April 12, 2021 6PM PST

  • 1.  SJSU Student Chapter Event: "A Night at the Circus" Monday April 12, 2021 6PM PST

    Posted 04-07-2021 13:37

    "A Night at the Circus" April 12 @ 6PM PST

    Hosted by the SJSU SLA Student Chapter

    Event Information

    Open to all SLA Members. San Jose State University SLA Student Chapter is hosting "A Night At The Circus" starting at 6pm PDT. There will be 4 Acts:

    ACT 1
    Christina Taylor Gibson, PhD, Special Collections in Performing Arts, Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library, The University of Maryland, College Park
    In Special Collections in Performing Arts with a focus on digital humanities outreach and diversity and inclusion in the archives space. Christina has over fifteen years of classroom experience and a scholarly record on 20th century musical exchange between the U.S. and Mexico.

    ACT 2
    Maureen Brunsdale, Special Collections Librarian at Milner Library, Illinois State University
    Special Collections Librarian, 2008 on. Since that time, she's spent years advocating for all four of the collections under her care, none more unique or spell-binding as the Circus & Allied Arts Collection!

    ACT 3
    Courtney "Jet" Jacobs Head of Public Services, Outreach, and Community Engagement
    for UCLA Library Special Collections
    Her research interests focus on effective book history pedagogy and the intersection between material culture and maker culture. Jet will discuss her background and work experience, share relevant job search resources as well as lessons learned during her career.

    ACT 4
    Our Very Own - Allison Chase Williams SJSU MLIS Student, SJSU SLA Board Member and Circus Performer
    Allison is currently working on her Master's in Library and Information Science at San Jose State University, iSchool, and has her B.A. in History and B.S. in Business (Marketing). Allison has trained and performed in aerial, tramp wall, harness, tumbling, and dance. Along with performing, she has also worked as a costume designer and graphic artist in both theater and circus.

    We hope you can join us for an informative and entertaining night!

    Zoom Registration:

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    SJSU SLA Student Chapter events are posted on their YouTube Channel.

    JonLuc Christensen, MLIS, DAM
    President-Elect: SLA Southern California Chapter
    NASA/Caltech Jet Propulsion Laboratory