Event: Building Bridges in a Divisive Climate: Diversity in LAM (URI Libraries)

Building Bridges in a Divisive Climate: Diversity in Libraries, Archives, and Museums

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* This event is organized by the University of Rhode Island (URI) Libraries and co-sponsored by the URI Office of Community, Equity and Diversity and the URI Multicultural Center. * This program is free and open to the public.  * Registration is required, and light lunch is provided.

Diversity comes in many dimensions such as age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, race/ethnicity, and socio-economic status. The University of Rhode Island Libraries invite you to come explore current issues and challenges in diversity, equity, and inclusion in libraries, archives, and museums with our diverse panel in order to further advance civic values in our society and profession.

Program Schedule

Opening Remarks:

  • Donald H. DeHayes, Provost and Vice President, Academic Affairs, University of Rhode Island
  • George R. Gallien, Director, Multicultural Center, University of Rhode Island
  • Karim B. Boughida, Dean of Libraries, University of Rhode Island

Moderator:

  • Bohyun Kim, Associate Professor and Scholarly Technology Librarian, University of Rhode Island

Panelists:

  • Beatrice Pulliam – Director of Technology and Information Services, Providence Public Library
  • Edward Garcia – Director, Cranston Public Library
  • Karim Boughida – Dean of Libraries, University of Rhode Island
  • Lareese Hall – Dean of Libraries, Rhode Island School of Design
  • Lorén Spears – Executive Director, Tomaquag Museum
  • Renee Neely – Project Archivist, Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice, Brown University; Diversity Initiatives, University of Rhode Island Libraries

Visitor parking information: http://web.uri.edu/parking/visitorparking/
Questions: rneely@uri.edu

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