Please see below for information regarding the *Politics of Libraries III:
Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Intersectionality in LIS* virtual conference.
Registration is free.

All of the presentations are relevant to today's LIS landscape, so please
follow the forwarded link to find out more about them. I am providing the
description of a presentation that relates to information literacy:

*"April 23, 12-1 pm MST – Indicators of Truly Epic Post-ness: Information
Literacy, Authority, and the Contemporary Political Podcasting Ecosystem,
Joel Blechinger*

Both of LIS’ guiding documents on IL – 2000’s *Information Literacy
Competency Standards for Higher Education* and its more recent successor,
2016’s *Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education *– face
significant challenges in the “wild west” of contemporary political
podcasting. Specifically, political podcasting is where “authority” – as
traditionally constructed and understood by LIS – is, I would like to
argue, liquefied in quite radical ways. I will look closely at the
right-wing conspiracist phenomenon QAnon, and how it has been analyzed
across the spectrum of contemporary political podcasting to illustrate this
brave new world of *liquid *authority."

Kind regards,

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From: Michelle Albrecht <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Fri, Mar 19, 2021, 11:14 AM
Subject: [Jerome-L] Politics of Libraries III: Gender, Race, Sexuality, and
Intersectionality in LIS
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Dear colleagues,

We are pleased to announce that the schedule & registration are now
available for Politics of Libraries III.
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share widely. The 2021 series promises to be insightful and thoughtful.

We hope to see you there!

Michelle Albrecht
BEd, MLIS Candidate
Student Representative for Greater Edmonton Library Association
Politics of Libraries III Organizing Committee
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Information Literacy Interest Group Convener
Atlantic Provinces Library Association
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