Call for Participants: AAAS, Pacific Division Annual Conference: Library Science Symposium, Apr 1

Call for Participants: AAAS, Pacific Division Annual Conference: Library Science Symposium

AAAS, Pacific Division Annual Conference
Ashland, OR, June 16-20, 2020
Call For Papers: Library Science Symposium
General and Interdisciplinary Section

Deadline: Submissions due by April 1, 2020.

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Pacific Division is hosting a Library Science Symposium under their General and Interdisciplinary Section.

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Major Hip Hop, health and wellness expo to take place in Seattle, Mar 6

Major Hip Hop, health and wellness expo to take place in Seattle

Friday, March 6, 2020
10:00 AM to 8:00 PM, PT, for students and families
4:30 PM to 8:00 PM, PT, for general public
Seattle Center Fisher Pavilion

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON – Hip Hop Is Green (HHIG), announces the first-ever Hip Hop is Green Health & Wellness eXpo Friday, March 6th, at the Seattle Center Fisher Pavilion from 10:00 am – 8:00 pm. There will be three sessions; the first two will be for students and families. The general public is welcome to the third session from 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm.

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Career Preparation: San José State University iSchool 2020 Diversity Webinar Series

Career Preparation: San José State University iSchool 2020 Diversity Webinar Series

The SJSU iSchool Diversity Committee invites you to attend our 2020 Diversity Webinar Series. All are welcome to attend these free webcasts and registration is not required. The sessions will be recorded and made available on the on-demand webcast page about two weeks after each event date. Webinars take place once a month from February-May and August-November 2020.

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First Meeting: Librarians Organizing for Racial Equity (LORE), Feb 19

First Meeting: Librarians Organizing for Racial Equity (LORE)

Wednesday, February 19
7:00 PM, PT
Location TBD, Zoom Access Available

Librarians Organizing for Racial Equity (LORE) is a new group for UW MLIS students, formed with the goal of racial equity education in a profession that is overwhelmingly white. Through growing pains and discomfort, LORE aims to become more competent in understanding the extra burdens that library staff of color have to deal with in institutional racism in libraries as well as academia. LORE strives to collaborate on the future of equitable librarianship.

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Call for Volunteers: UW Center for an Informed Public MisInfoDay, Feb 14

Call for Volunteers: UW Center for an Informed Public MisInfoDay

Deadline: Applications due by Friday, February 14, 2020.

UW’s new Center for an Informed Public is hosting the second annual MisInfoDay event on Monday, March 16, from 10:00-2:15. They expect 500 high school students, teachers, and librarians to come ready to learn about how to identify and combat mis- and disinformation.

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Talk: Critical Vote – A Taiwan Post-Election Roundtable, Jan 13

Talk: Critical Vote – A Taiwan Post-Election Roundtable, Jan 13

JANUARY 13, 2020
Kane Hall Walker Ames Room
5:30PM Reception with Refreshments
6:00PM to 8:00PM Roundtable Panel

On January 11, 2020, Taiwan holds its presidential and legislative election. Voters will have the opportunity to elect a new President and Vice President, or re-elect the incumbent administration led by President Tsai Ing-wen and the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP). The 113-seat Legislative Yuan is also up for election. Against the backdrop of the Hong Kong protests and the significant electoral turnout in Hong Kong, the Taiwan election will have major ramifications, both domestically and internationally.

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