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Thursday, May 23 • 09:00 - 09:45
Instruct and Deconstruct: Information Literacy Within Carceral Institutions

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This four-person panel will discuss the ways in which some Canadian prisons influence the definition and role of “information,” and subsequently, information literacy. Drawing upon over a decade of intensive volunteer experience, panelists will engage with librarians’ roles within the context of carceral institutions, focusing on ethics, authority, and service.

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Allison Sivak

University of Alberta & GELA Prison Libraries Project
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Jessica Thorlakson

University of Alberta Libraries & GELA Prison Libraries Project
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Kirsten Wurmann

Winnipeg Public Library & Manitoba Library Association- Prison Libraries Committee
Talk to me about the Prison Libraries Committee!
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Liz Fulton-Lyne

Associate Chair, Library Instruction, NorQuest College & GELA Prison Libraries Project
Talk to me about information literacy instruction and prison library services!



Thursday May 23, 2019 09:00 - 09:45
2M70 - Manitoba Hall

Attendees (17)