• Seeing Yourself in the Library and Creating Communities with Special Collections: Outreach and Inclusion with Latino, Latin American, and African American Programming and Instruction

  • Presenters
    • Cristine Paschild, Head of Special Collections, Portland State University Library
    • Barbara Robinson, Librarian, Boeckmann Center for Iberian & Latin American Studies, Special Collections, USC Libraries
    • Felix Gutierrez, Prof. Emeritus of Journalism, USC
    • Liana Stepanyan, Associate Professor (Teaching) of Spanish, USC
    • Tyson Gaskill, Executive Director, Communications and Events, USC Libraries
    • Anne-Marie Maxwell, Editor/Writer/Curator, Communications and Events, USC Libraries
  • Description

    Panelists from Portland State University and University of Southern California will present examples of successful programming and outreach with Special Collections to address cultural and linguistic diversity and build community.
    They will offer perspectives of librarians, faculty and staff who effectively use local collections and primary resources for community engagement, events, exhibitions, publications and instruction. Drawing upon the cultural and academic centrality of the library as a way to raise visibility and foster inclusivity, the panelists will illustrate the potential for Special Collections as a hub for community connections and collaborations on campus and beyond.

  • Format
  • Track
    • Collections and Access