Registration Now Open: LACUNY Institute 2020/2011- “Ending the Library Stereotype: Non-traditional Practices for the 21st-century”

Registration Now Open:  LACUNY Institute 2020/2011
“Ending the Library Stereotype: Non-traditional Practices for the 21st-century.”
Virtually, on Wednesday, May 5th and Thursday, May 6th, 2021

Register now:  https://lacuny.org/event-4217159

This year we are waving the standard registration fee, lowering the registration fee to $5.00.

Proceeds from this year’s registration fee will support the LACUNY Institute Mutual Aid Network, which you can learn more about at the following link at https://lacuny.org/news/9040566

If you are having technical difficulties with the registration process or undergoing financial hardship due to COVID-19, please contact MarkAaron.Polger@csi.cuny.edu

This year’s keynote address will be delivered by Dr. Lorgia García Peña, the Roy G. Clouse Associate Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and of History and Literature at Harvard University.

Dr. García Peña is a first generation Dominican Latinx Studies scholar from Trenton, NJ. She studies blackness, colonialism and diaspora with a special focus on dominicanidades.

You can read her biographical sketch at the following link: https://2021lacunyinst.commons.gc.cuny.edu/9-2/keynote-speaker/

You can also read one of Dr. García Peńa’s most recent interviews at the following link:

https://esendom.com/interviews/2020/1/21/the-borders-of-dominicanidadinterview-with-lorgia-garcia-pea

If you have questions, please contact us Prof. Nelson Santana, LACUNY Institute 2020/2021 Chair, at nelson.santana02@bcc.cuny.edu ​​​

Thank you,

LACUNY Institute 2020/2021 Planning Committee ​
https://2021lacunyinst.commons.gc.cuny.edu

About Melody Rood

Student Success Librarian and Assistant Professor at UNC-Greensboro