Call for Participation
The ACRL African American Studies Section will host a forum at the 2016 ALA Annual Meeting to discuss and present research in the field as well as celebrate the many years of research that members of AFAS have contributed to scholarly work.
This Forum presents an opportunity to focus on contributions of talented African
American scholars and researchers in Librarianship and in the Academy. This will be an
opportunity to share and network on scholarship as well as discuss collections and
management of those collections. The outcome of this session will be: to be better
prepared when we are called on to provide assistance to students and educators.
Please submit a brief summary of your presentation explaining or identifying one
of the following areas of research:
1. Publication on a topic of librarianship
2. Discussion of research in progress
3. Archival development and/or collection development,
4. Other areas that show extended research
Send proposals to the conference planning committee via email at
firstname.lastname@example.org. The committee will select 3-4 participants for the forum.
With all submissions, please include a brief professional bio.
Proposals due: April 1
Notifications of acceptance: April 20
Forum: June 25, 2016