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LACUNY report
« on: January 23, 2018, 04:30:58 PM »
NEWS FROM LACUNY

Leadership changes for Executive Council:

In November 2017, VP Kimberley Bugg (CityTech) resigned from LACUNY EC, as she was leaving CUNY to go to the Library of Congress as Chief of Humanities and Social Sciences Division. Nora Almeida (City Tech) was elected VP in a special election.

Programming:

LACUNY Institute 2018: Librarianship in Challenging Times: Advocating for Intellectual Freedom, Democracy, and Equity
Friday May 11, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York (CUNY)

Types of proposals:
•   Panel discussion (15 minutes/presenter): Moderated panel presentations with time for questions and discussion.
•   Interactive presentation (45 minutes): Teams of two lead a discussion on topic of their choice related to the theme, with one person presenting context and the other facilitating conversation.
•   Alt-sessions (15-30 minutes): An opportunity for exploring topics through multiple ways of knowing (e.g., short documentary, spoken word, performance art).
•   Poster sessions

Submission Deadline: Friday February 16, 2018
Poster session deadline: Friday March 2, 2018
Submission Form: https://tinyurl.com/LACUNY-Inst-2018-CFP
Website:  https://2018lacunyinst.commons.gc.cuny.edu/

Respectfully submitted by

Lee Ann Fullington
Health Sciences Librarian, Brooklyn College (CUNY)
LACUNY liaison to SUNYLA