Join us on Friday, May 4 to hear Justina Ireland talk about DREAD NATION, praised as one of the most anticipated YA novels of 2018. Following her reading, writers Shannon Gibney and Taiyon Coleman will join Justina onstage to talk about all things Black girl zombified! The evening will conclude with a book signing and photo booth.
The MLIS Program presents WAY Beyond Stonewall: LGBTQ+ Young Adult Literature. 2019 marks the 50-year anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. This is a good time to look back at the LGBTQ+ young adult literature that has been published since then. Speakers: Dr. Christine Jenkins and Vee Signorelli.
Newbery Award Selection Committee member Associate Professor, Dr. Sarah Park Dahlen participated in the inauguration ceremony for the sixth National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, Newbery Honor author Jacqueline Woodson.
Veronika Paprocka, the first student to complete the new Digital Humanities minor, will be graduating this Spring.
Congratulations to Dr. Deborah Grealy upon her retirement as Associate Dean/MLIS Program Director.
…find your way in YOUR OWN way. We need diversity in this profession and that thing, whatever it is, that is unique to you, has a place.
Elvira Embser-Herbert (MLIS 2000)
Janis Shearer (LIS Office Coordinator and MLIS student) presents her poster on Diversity Initiatives during the Academic Research Library Division meeting at MLA in Rochester.
What I like most about my job is that we are encouraged to be innovative and creative. I am able to try out ideas in the classroom and in my research – that is very empowering and exciting.
Sarah Huber, MLIS 2014
I have the best job in the world. I love that as a school librarian I am still a teacher, yet I also get to manage a library.
Anna Zbacnik, MLIS 2013
Assistant Professor Anthony (Tony) Molaro will succeed Deborah S. Grealy as Program Director during the upcoming Academic Year 2017-2018.