By Emilia Marcyk Current scholarship and academic news addressing LGBTQIA identities and concerns, of interest to librarians, educators, and information professionals. Publications Lodge, Reid. “Trans Sites of Self-Exploration: From Print Autobiographies to Blogs.” Queer Studies in Media & Popular Culture, vol. 2, no. 1, 2017, pp. 49–71. URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/qsmpc.2.1.49_1 An examination of gender as expressed […]
LGBTQIA Scholarship Roundup for March 22nd, 2017
By Emilia Marcyk Current scholarship and academic news addressing LGBTQIA identities and concerns, of interest to librarians, educators, and information professionals. Publications Adler, Melissa. Cruising the Library: Perversities in the Organization of Knowledge. Oxford University Press, 2017. URL: http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/960836480 An analysis of the history of sexuality seen through the lens of the Library of Congress subjects […]
Volunteer for the Queer Comics Expo!
Love comics, particularly queer comics? Then this opportunity is for you! The annual Queer Comics Expo, which takes place in San Francisco, CA is looking for volunteers for their July 2017 event. The process is simple: go to the Queer Comics Expo website, fill out the Google form, and you’ll get a confirmation if your […]
Funding Opportunity: The Innovative Library Classroom
The Innovative Library Classroom, a teaching and learning conference hosted by Radford University (Radford, VA), is looking for applicants for travel grant for underrepresented and/or marginalized groups. Per the conference organizers, applicants must: Be working in librarianship (professional or paraprofessional), pursing a job in librarianship, or enrolled in an ALA accredited post-graduate program. Identify as […]
SUNYLA 2017 Annual Conference
The State University of New York Library Association (SUNYLA) has extended the deadline for submissions to its 2017 Annual Conference. Proposals are now due February 14, 2017 (link to the proposal submission form). This year’s SUNYLA Annual Conference will “celebrate libraries as institutions supporting inquiry and access to information while exploring opportunities for inclusivity in […]
Travel grant available from Litwin Books
By John Mack Freeman A travel grant for any LIS-related conference is available from Litwin Books. From their website: Litwin Books provides financial support to scholars in LIS and related fields for travel to conferences they attend, domestically or internationally. Travel grants are limited to $500 for domestic conferences and $1000 for travel to a […]
2015 Conference on Inclusion and Diversity in Library and Information Science (CIDLIS) Registration and Paper Submissions Now Open
Via press release The 2015 Conference on Inclusion and Diversity in Library and Information Science (CIDLIS) is now accepting registrations and submissions. The conference (known in past years as the Symposium on Diversity in LIS Education) focuses on issues of diversity, inclusion, and information access in library and information professions. It will be held at […]
Last Call: Apply by August 1st to be a GLBTRT-Sponsored Emerging Leader!
By Peter Coyl GLBTRT will provide $1,500 to support one member’s participation in ALA’s 2016 Emerging Leaders’ program. The funds go to defray the cost of traveling to the Midwinter Meeting in Boston (Jan. 8-12) and Annual Conference in Orlando (June 23-28). Learn more on the website and access theapplication here.