**Lightning Talks!**

We are thrilled to announce that registration is now open for the ACRL Women and Gender Studies Section Lightning Talk Event. 

Wednesday May 22, 2024, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. EST, via Zoom

Our lightning talks event will feature the following presentations:

  • Under legislative attack! How LGBTQ+ librarians are supporting each other, Adriana Sisko, Student Engagement Librarian, University of Kentucky Libraries & Helene Gold, STEM Librarian, University of Kentucky Libraries
  • The Trans Liaison Librarian and Negotiating Faculty Relationships, Cayla Dwyer, Science Liaison Librarian, Grand Valley State University
  • The Emerging Feminist: The Power of Incorporating Feminist Pedagogy Within New Librarian Instruction, Lorena Jordan, Policy and Government Librarian at George Mason University
  • Starting and Maintaining an LGBTQIA+ Collection from Not-Scratch, Teresa Slobuski, Head Librarian, Penn State Brandywine 

Link to lightning talk descriptions: 

This is a fantastic opportunity to hear about the amazing work folks are doing, share strategies, and connect with peers who are passionate about advancing gender equity and social justice in the library and information profession.

To register for the event, please visit the registration page  

Once registered, you will receive further details about accessing Zoom and a calendar invite. This event will not be recorded. 

If you have any questions or require further information, please do not hesitate to contact

Thank you for your interest, and we can’t wait to see you at the lightning talk event!

Warm regards,

ACRL Women and Gender Studies Section Research Committee

Bibliography of Scholarship on Women and Gender Studies Librarianship

Research Agenda for Women and Gender Studies Librarianship

Research Posters at ALA