Join GSLIS at ALISE 2015

Join GSLIS faculty, staff, and students at the 2015 ALISE Annual Conference, which will be held January 27-30 in Chicago. The theme of the conference is “Mirrors & Windows: Reflections on Social Justice and Re-Imagining LIS Education.”

January 27

WISE Pedagogy Pre-conference Workshop, “Integrating Community Engagement in Online Education,” 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., presenters include Associate Professor and Assistant Dean for Student Affairs Kate McDowell and Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Programs Linda C. Smith, moderator

ALISE Academy, “Social Justice in the LIS Classroom: Making it Happen,” 12:15 - 4:15 p.m., leaders/facilitators include Assistant Professor Nicole A. Cooke

Works in Progress Poster Session, “Closing the App Gap,” 6:30 - 9:00 p.m., presented by doctoral student Cass Mabbott

Works in Progress Poster Session, “Collective Leadership for Collaborative Community Action: A New Leadership Framework for Library Engagement around Digital Literacy Education,” 6:30 - 9:00 p.m., presented by doctoral student Kirstin C. Phelps

Works in Progress Poster Session, “#Diverse Children’s Literature: Examining Social Media’s Role,” 6:30 - 9:00 p.m., presented by doctoral students Melissa Hayes and DeAnza Williams

Works in Progress Poster Session, “‘This water is so clear I can see my reflection in it’: Using Rosenblatt’s Transactional Theory of Reading and Writing to Explore Nosy Crow’s Little Red Riding Hood App,” 6:30 - 9:00 p.m., presented by doctoral student D. M. (Mikki) Smith

January 28

Juried Panel, “Re-constructing Utopia: How LIS Educators and Practitioners Can Dismantle Structural Racism on the Internet and in the Profession,” 2:00 - 3:30 p.m., panelists include doctoral student Myrna Morales

Juried Panel, “Fearless Questions and Fierce Conversations: Social Justice and Recruiting and Retaining LIS Doctoral Students of Color,” 4:00 - 5:30 p.m., panelists include Assistant Professor Nicole A. Cooke

Juried Panel, “Looking Back and Looking Forward,” 4:00 - 5:30 p.m., panelists include Associate Professor Kathryn La Barre, Research Associate Professor David Dubin, and ALISE Director of External Relations and Associate Professor Carol Tilley

Doctoral Student Poster Competition, “The Genesis of Youth Services in Public Libraries in China 1912-1937,” 7:30 - 9:00 p.m., presented by doctoral student Yang Luo

Doctoral Student Poster Competition, “Print Networks and Youth Information Culture: Young People, Amateur Publishing, and Juvenile Periodicals, 1867–1890,” 7:30 - 9:00 p.m., presented by doctoral student D. M. (Mikki) Smith

Doctoral Student Poster Competition, “The Scripting of Archival Structures in Digital Spaces using the Open Archival Information System (OAIS) Reference Model,” 7:30 - 9:00 p.m., presented by doctoral candidate Rhiannon Bettivia

January 29

SIG Business Meetings: Session 2, “Multicultural, Ethnic and Humanistic Concerns,” 7:30 - 8:30 a.m., presented by Assistant Professor Nicole A. Cooke and Visiting Diversity and Recruiting Specialist Delicia T. Greene

Juried Panel, “Diversifying the Reflection of LIS Education: Spectrum Doctoral Fellows in the Front of the Classroom,” 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., panelists include Assistant Professor Nicole A. Cooke

Juried Panel, “Teaching and Learning Social Justice across the Pacific: Opportunities and Challenges in US-China LIS Education Exchanges,” 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., panelists include Associate Professor Terry Weech and Associate Professor Kate Williams

Juried Papers: Social Justice in Foreign Cultures, “Lessons in Social Justice Librarianship from Cuba, 1950s and Since: Episodes from the Life and Work of Afro-Cuban Librarian Marta Terry Gonzalez,” 1:30 - 3:00 p.m., presented by Associate Professor Kate Williams

Juried Panel, “The Social Justice Collaboratorium: Illuminating Research Pathways Between Social Justice Issues and LIS,” 1:30 - 3:00 p.m., panelists include doctoral students RaShauna Brannon and Myrna Morales

SIG Program: Multicultural, Ethnic, and Humanistic Concerns, “Creating New Reflections: Using the ALISE Diversity Statement to Inform Social Justice Education in LIS,” 1:30 - 3:00 p.m., panelists include Assistant Professor Nicole A. Cooke and Academic Advisor Karla Lucht; conveners include Assistant Professor Nicole A. Cooke and Visiting Diversity and Recruiting Specialist Delicia T. Greene

Juried Panel, “The West Bend Challenges: Open Access and Intellectual Freedom in the 21st Century Library and Classroom,” 1:30 - 3:00 p.m., panelists include Assistant Professor Emily Knox

January 30

SIG Business Meetings: Session 4, “Assistant/Associate Deans and Directors,” 7:30 - 8:30 a.m., presented by Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Programs Linda C. Smith

SIG Business Meetings: Session 4, “Student Services,” 7:30 - 8:30 a.m., presented by Associate Professor and Assistant Dean for Student Affairs Kate McDowell

Juried Works in Progress Papers: Literacy, Identity, and Social Justice, “Championing Social Justice in LIS Technology Education: A Critical Sociotechnical Systems Approach,” 8:30 - 10:00 a.m., presenters include Senior Research Scientist Martin Wolske

SIG Program: Research, “The Past, Present, and Future of LIS Research: Reflections on Social Justice,” 8:30 - 10:00 a.m., presenters include Associate Professor Kate Williams

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