“Diversifying the professions” has been identified as a priority area in the Association of Canadian Archivist’s (ACA) latest 2018-2021 Strategic Plan. Join us for an introduction by the ACA President on the importance of membership in professional associations, and a panel discussion on diversity in the Canadian archival landscape.
WHEN: February 13 (Wed), 5:45pm to 6:45pm
WHERE: University of Toronto, Faculty of Information, Room 520
Free event. Refreshments will be provided.
Jamila Ghaddar: Doctoral Candidate at UofT’s Faculty of Information; Senior Doctoral Fellow in Equity at UofT’s New College; Eugene Garfield Fellow with the American Library Association. Previously a social worker.
Loryl MacDonald: ACA President; University Archivist and Department Head U of T Archives & Records Management Services (UTARMS); Acting Associate Librarian, Rare Books and Special Collections and Director, Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
Rebecka Sheffield: ACA Vice-President and Senior Policy Advisor for Archives of Ontario. Previously, the Executive Director of the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives.
Desmond Wong: Outreach Librarian at OISE Library working with Indigenous and International communities at U of T.