*See the Program for session descriptions and Presenters for speaker bios

Thursday, May 12th

Welcome and Introduction 12:30 p.m. – 12:50 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions 1:00 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.

Session A: Short talks and papers

“Building Community for Library Workers with Disabilities”

Presenters: Katie Quirin Manwiller; Brea McQueen

“Academic Libraries and Student Homelessness Before and After COVID-19”

Presenter: Vikki C. Terrile

Session B: Short talks and papers

“Preferred Names & Gender at CUNY: LGBTQ Advocacy Work”

Presenter: Elvis Bakaitis

“Dressing Down: Sexism, Classism, and Racism in “Professional Attire” in Libraries”

Presenter: Jenni Jacobs

Session C: Panel presentation

“ScholCom and OER Fellowship: Pathways for New Librarians within CUNY”

Presenters: Rachael Nevins; Elizabeth Arestyl; Eric Silberberg; Ellis Ging

Concurrent Sessions 2:00 p.m. – 2:50 p.m

Session A: Short talks and papers

“Digital Scholarship at the Edge of the Nothing”

Presenter: Leila Walker

“Chronicling Inequity through Culture: The Association for Cultural Equity and the Alan Lomax Archive”

Presenter: William Blick

Session B: Panel presentation

“Imposter Syndrome in Academic Libraries: Indigenous Women Edition ”

Presenters: Emilee Bews; Kaia MacLeod; Bethany Paul

Session C: Interactive presentation

“Built to Belong: A student-driven approach to designing library spaces”

Presenters: Renee Kiner; Leslie Poljak; Rachel Rubin; Diana Dill

Concurrent Sessions 3:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.

Session A: Short talks and papers

“The Information Undercommons, or, What Even is the Library School?”

Presenter: ​​James Lowry

“The Neutrality Myth: Exploring the Invisible Stories our Spaces Tell”

Presenters: Breanne Crumpton; Kelly C. Rhodes

Session B: Short talks and papers

“Local Circulation Policies as Barriers for Readers of Non-territorial Languages”

Presenter: Reyzl Grace MoChridhe

“Sharing for the greater good: How resource sharing and interlibrary loan challenge unequal informational structures (but it’s a struggle)”

Presenter: J. Silvia Cho

Session C: Short talks and papers

The Politics of Intellectual Freedom in the 1930s-1950s American Librarianship

Presenter: Jonathan Cope

“The Clash of the Commons: An Imagined Library Commons Discourse”

Presenter: Emily Benoff

Keynote Address 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Keynote Address by Mariame Kaba

Friday, May 13th

Opening Session 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Alternative session and Interactive Session

“Research Impact Fluxkit: A Playful Exploration of Research Assessment”

Presenter: Erica Finch

“Search and destroy: Interrogations on power dynamics in the library classroom”

Presenters: Ava Brillat; Shatha Baydoun

Concurrent Session 11:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.

Session A: Short talks and papers

“In the Framework, The Information Literate Individual is White.”

Presenter: Anders Tobiason

Reckoning with the Wounds of Coloniality in Information Literacy”

Presenter: Adrianna Martinez

Session B: Short talks and papers

“Exclusionary Architecture: Physical Barriers to Accessing a Children’s Collection”

Presenter: Sarah B. Cohn

“Monuments to the “College Experience”: Academic Libraries as Institutional Propaganda”

Presenter: Ashley Hosbach

Session C: Short talks and papers

“What are you, really?” Multiracial Library Workers’ Experiences in Libraries”

Presenter: Diana K. Wakimoto

Concurrent Sessions 12:00 p.m. – 12:50 p.m.

Session A: Panel presentation

“Neuroatypical Navigation in the Library: Students Renovate and Redesign the Library for Success”

Presenters: Jess deCourcy Hinds and students

Session B: Interactive presentation

“Budgets as storytelling: Using narrative budgets to advocate for support”

Presenter: Cinthya Ippoliti

Session C: Panel presentation

“As You Like It: Black Labor, White Comfort, & DEI Theater”

Presenters: Brea McQueen; Alexandria Brown; Anastasia “Stacy” Collins

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