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"Multiple ways of knowing: Global perspectives on academic libraries re-imagining systems of knowledge"

Event Type
Informational
Sponsor
Mortenson Center for International Library Programs and the International and Area Studies Library
Virtual
wifi event
Date
Sep 15, 2020   1:00 - 2:00 pm  
Cost
No Cost
Registration
Free Registration
Contact
Katie Ebeling
E-Mail
ebeling@illinois.edu
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Originating Calendar
Library Calendar

JOIN US for the Chai Wai Series: Race, Social Justice, and Ways of Knowing 

"Multiple ways of knowing: Global perspectives on academic libraries re-imagining systems of knowledge" 

September 15, 1-2pm CST 

Speakers: 

Kanwal Ameen, Professor & Vice-Chancellor, University of Home Economics (Pakistan) 

Spencer Lilley, Associate Professor, Massey University (New Zealand) 

Ana Ndumu, Assistant Professor, University of Maryland, College Park (United States) 

Respondent:  

Paulette A Kerr, Campus Librarian, The University of the West Indies - Mona Campus (Jamaica) 

Moderators: 

Clara M. Chu, Director and Mortenson Distinguished Professor, Mortenson Center for International Library Programs, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (United States) 

Jaya Raju, Professor and Head, Department of Knowledge and Information Stewardship, University of Cape Town (South Africa) 

Abstract: 

This webinar is the first event of the Chai Wai Series: Race, Social Justice, and Ways of Knowing, organized by the International and Areas Studies Library and the  Mortenson Center for International Library Programs of the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. The focus will be "Multiple ways of knowing: Global perspectives on academic libraries re-imagining systems of knowledge," which is the title of the International Insights column to be published in the October 2020 issue of College & Research Libraries News. The authors will present their column contributions, followed by a response, and a panel discussion. 

FREE Registration: https://go.illinois.edu/ChaiWai1 

For more information: https://wordpress.library.illinois.edu/mortenson/chaiwai/ 

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