[act-ma] 3/1: Social Justice Librarianship Panel, Simmons College

Susie Husted susie_husted at yahoo.com
Thu Feb 10 16:21:09 PST 2011


Social Justice Librarianship: Experiences from the Field

An event sponsored by the Simmons College Chapters of:
The Progressive Librarians Guild (PLG) and Special Libraries Association (SLA)

Tuesday, March 1, 2011
6:30‐8:30pm
Kotzen Meeting Room
Lefavour Hall
Simmons College
300 The Fenway, Boston

Please join us for a panel discussion on social justice librarianship. This 
discussion seeks to define progressive librarianship, explore how social
justice values fit in the library, and highlight potential career paths. The 
panel will be moderated by Susie Husted (Boston Radical Reference &
CUNY‐Queens College MLS '02) and will work within a format that incorporates 
story telling as well as audience participation.
We are fortunate to welcome the following panelists:
Clayton Cheever – Metro Boston Library Network Administrator; Boston Public 
Library Project Manager; Massachusetts Library Association Youth Services 
Section Chair; Boston Workmen’s Circle
Heather McCann – Urban Studies & Planning and GIS Librarian, MIT Libraries; 
Boston Radical Reference Collective; Special Libraries Association (SLA)
Tom Blake – Digital Projects Manager, Boston Public Library

This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided.

For questions regarding the event, contact the PLG at Simmons College via email 
at PLG at simmons.edu or through our website: http://plgatsimmons.wordpress.com/

A map of the Simmons College campus can be found here: 
http://www.simmons.edu/undergraduate/visit/maps/



 
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