Wednesday, October 05, 2022

"Hispanic Heritage Month Symposium" - Tuesday, October 11th, an SJSU iSchool Online Event

The School of Information at San José State University is the founding sponsor of the Library 2.0 conference series, a partnership we have had for 12 years. Please consider attending their free upcoming symposium. 

Hispanic Heritage Month SymposiumUnifying the Information Community

Please save the date of October 11, 2022, for the SJSU School of Information’s free online symposium in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month with keynote speaker Dr. Romelia Salinas. Registration is free and the session will be recorded. Register to attend! 


I. Welcome (10:00 – 10:05 a.m.) - Dr. Anthony Chow

II. Keynote Speaker (10:05 – 10:50 a.m.)

III. Focusing on the Hispanic/Latinx experience/culture/diversity (10:50 – 11:15 a.m.)

IV. How libraries can better support their communities (11:15 – 11:45 a.m.)

  • Ms. Madeline Peña Feliz, Associate Director/Principal Librarian, Community Engagement and Outreach Department, Engagement and Learning Division, Los Angeles Public Library
  • Mr. Mario Ascencio, College Librarian & Managing Director, Library ArtCenter College of Design  
  • Mr. David Lopez, Marketing & Communication Librarian, Orange County Public Libraries
  • Dr. Michele A.L. Villagran, Assistant Professor, SJSU iSchool
  • Dr. José Aguiñaga, Assistant Professor, SJSU iSchool

V. Q&A (11:45 – 11:55 a.m.)

VI. Concluding Remarks (11:55 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)

The agenda is subject to change.

Individuals requiring real-time captioning/closed captions or other accommodations should contact Sue Alman as soon as possible.

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