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Upcoming SLA NY events - Pride, Juneteenth & a Roundtable for JUNE

  • 1.  Upcoming SLA NY events - Pride, Juneteenth & a Roundtable for JUNE

    Posted 05-24-2021 13:55
    Hello folks
    We have some great events lined up for June - all virtual, no cost.  Learn, discover, enjoy and participate!

    Discover Gloria Anzaldúa with Prof AnaLouise Keating and Jason Baumann of NYPL
    When:  Jun 7, 2021 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM (ET)

    Join us in conversation about the work and life of Gloria Anzaldúa.

    Gloria Anzaldúa, was a self described Feminist Visionary Spiritual activist poet-philosopher fiction writer.  As a cultural theorist, she played a major role in shaping contemporary Chicano/a and lesbian/queer theories and identities.  Her writing played a vital role in developing an inclusive, multicultural feminist movement.
    AnaLouise Keating is a professor of women's studies at Texas Woman's University and primarily focuses on transformation studies, U.S. women-of-color theories, Gloria Anzaldúa and pedagogy.
    Jason Baumann is the Susan and Douglas Dillon Associate Director for Collection Development and Coordinator of LGBTQ Collections for the New York Public Library.

    Juneteenth event : A Discussion of Freedom Libraries with author Mike Selby

    When:  Jun 18, 2021 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (ET)
    Join us for a discussion of libraries for African Americans in the American South during 1964 "Freedom Summer".

    Mike Selby is a professional librarian. He received his MLIS from the University of Alabama, which is where he first unearthed the story of the Freedom Libraries. Selby's 2019 published title, Freedom Libraries: The Untold Story of Libraries for African Americans in the South, is the focus of our discussion.

    Librarian Roundtable
    When:  Jun 23, 2021 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (ET)

    Join us for SLA NY's first Librarian's Roundtable. This event will provide a space for members to discuss issues and trends in the library field, as well as ask others about projects, procedures, and general advice.Some of you might know of SLA NY's Manager's Breakfast event. This is intended to be a sister event for non-managers.Topics will be based on attendee needs/wants. The event organizer will reach out to attendees a few days before for topic ideas and then share with the group beforehand.

    "See" you all there,

    Clara Cabrera
    DICE Co-Leader
    SLA NY Events Chair/Diversity Co-Chair

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