Pushing the Margins Symposium

Storify of #WOCinLIS

Thank you to everyone who attended, spoke, and followed along remotely!

Friday, July 14, 2017

Charles E. Young Main Conference Room,
sponsored by the UCLA Library Diversity Committee and Library Juice Press
co-sponsored by CARL DIAL

This symposium featured authors from the Pushing the Margins: Women of Color and Intersectionality in LIS book to discuss thematic issues that pertain to intersectionality, feminist theory, race and ethnicity, and libraries. Participants broke out into smaller groups to have critical discussions based on the themes presented.


9:15-9:30am: Welcome and Introductions
9:30-10:15am: Keynote Speaker – Fobazi M. Ettarh
10:15-10:30am: Break
10:30am-12:00pm: Panel Discussion 1
12:00-1:30pm: Lunch on your own
1:30-3:00pm: Panel Discussion 2
3:00-3:15pm: Break
3:15-4:15pm: Breakout discussion groups
4:15-4:30pm: Conclusion
5:30pm: Happy hour at the Hammer Museum’s Ammo CafĂ© (organized by CARL DIAL)