Hispanic Heritage Month Symposium
Unifying the Information Community

The SJSU School of Information hosted a free online symposium in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month with keynote speaker Dr. Romelia Salinas. 

The recording will be available in about two weeks.

Agenda

I. Welcome (10:00 – 10:05 a.m.) - Dr. Anthony Chow

II. Keynote Speaker (10:05 – 10:50 a.m.)

III. Focusing on the Hispanic/Latinx experience/culture/diversity (10:50 – 11:15 a.m.)

  • Mr. David Lopez, Marketing & Communication Librarian, Orange County Public Libraries
  • Ms. Roma Calatayud-Stocks, Award-winning author, Palladian Arts Education

IV. How libraries can better support their communities (11:15 – 11:45 a.m.)

  • Ms. Madeline Peña Feliz, Associate Director/Principal Librarian, Community Engagement and Outreach Department, Engagement and Learning Division, Los Angeles Public Library
  • Mr. Mario Ascencio, College Librarian & Managing Director, Library ArtCenter College of Design  
  • Mr. David Lopez, Marketing & Communication Librarian, Orange County Public Libraries
  • Dr. Michele A.L. Villagran, Assistant Professor, SJSU iSchool
  • Dr. José Aguiñaga, Assistant Professor, SJSU iSchool

V. Q&A (11:45 – 11:55 a.m.)

VI. Concluding Remarks (11:55 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)

The agenda is subject to change.

Hispanic Heritage Month Symposium October 11, 2022