American Library Association Conference (New Orleans, LA) – Fri 6/24 thru 6/26

NEW ORLEANS, LA


WHAT: Screening/Discussion at the 2011 ALA Annual Meeting presented by the Anthropology and Sociology Section
WHEN: Sunday, 6/26 @ 8am-12pm
WHERE: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Room 356-357

Screening followed by panel discussion about how the residents of the region responded to the disaster, but also the ways communities began to rebuild. Panel participants include: S. Leo Chiang; Rebecca Troy-Horton, head of the Government Information Department at the McNeese State University Library in Lake Charles, Louisiana, and Frederick Weil, Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge.


WHAT: Screening/Discussion at the 2011 ALA Annual Meeting presented by the Asian Pacific American Librarians Association
WHEN: Sunday, 6/26 @ 10:30am-12pm
WHERE: Morial Convention Center – Rm 287

Screening followed by a panel discussion comprised of local librarians and community organizers who are featured in the film. The panel discussion will focus on how library resources have helped the community after a crisis and the challenges for a community with the destruction of their local library.


WHAT: Versailles Village Bus Tour & Luncheon presented by the Asian Pacific American Librarians Association
WHEN: Friday, 6/24 @ 11:30am-4:30pm
WHERE: Pick up and drop off at W Hotel, 333 Poydras Street New Orleans, LA 7013

The tour will be led by Minh Nguyen, the Executive Director of the Vietnamese American Young Leaders Association (VAYLA).

 

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