Registration Open for CAPAL17: “Foundations & Futures: Critical Reflections on the Pasts, Presents, and Possibilities of Academic Librarianship”

Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)

May 2, 2017

(via Dr. Lisa Richmond, Wheaton College)

You are warmly invited to attend CAPAL17: “Foundations & Futures: Critical Reflections on the Pasts, Presents, and Possibilities of Academic Librarianship”, the fourth annual conference of the Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians (CAPAL), to be held in Toronto, Ontario, from Tuesday, May 30, to Thursday, June 1. A preconference workshop on Exploring Critical Theory in Research and Scholarship will be held on Monday, May 29.

Registration for the conference is available here (the deadline is Monday, May 15). Please visit our website for the full program.

Also, note that the following Illinois librarians will present, or have a significant role in the planning and organizing process, at the conference.

  • Spencer Brayton, Blackburn College (along with Dr. Natasha Casey, non-library faculty member at Blackburn College)–“Critical Librarianship in Practice: A Case for Media and Information Literacy Instruction” (Concurrent Session 2C: Critical Librarianship in Practice 1—May 30)
  • Dr. Lisa Richmond, Wheaton College—convenor of the Closing Keynote Address on June 1, “Affective Resistance and the Academic Librarian”, given by Lisa Sloniowski, York University
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