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ALA Annual 2017
FTF Events and Other Events of Interest to FTF Members







Feminist Task Force Meeting & Programs


Other Meetings & Events of Interest
Programs and meetings at ALA Annual 2018 that may be of particular interest to FTF members and feminist colleagues, in order by day and time. Event links go to the ALA Conference Scheduler All listings are open to all conference registrants.

Friday, June 22


10:30 AM – 11:30 AM – ALA Committee on the Status of Women in Librarianship (COSWL) – MCC Rm 205
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM – Opening General Session featuring Michelle Obama – MCC Exhibit Hall F
7:30 PM – 9:00 PM – Feminist Task Force Meeting (SRRT) (at SRRT All Task Force Meeting) – MCC Rm 201-202

Saturday, June 23


8:30 AM – 9:30 AM – Auditorium Speaker Series featuring Doris Kearns Goodwin – MCC New Orleans Theater B
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM – GLBTRT Executive Board Meeting – MCC Rm 204
8:30 AM – 11:30 AM – SRRT Action Council Meeting I – MCC Rm 230
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM – Feminist Task Force Women of Library History Wikipedia Edit-a-thon I (SRRT) – MCC Rm 264
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM – ACRL WGSS All-Committees Meeting – MCC Rm 228
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM – GLBTRT Membership Meeting – MCC Rm 201-202
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM – Feminist Task Force Women of Library History Wikipedia Edit-a-thon II (SRRT) – MCC Rm 264
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – LLAMA Women Administrators Discussion Group – MCC Rm 357
1:30 PM – 2:20 PM – New Directions in Gender: Girl Town, Gumballs, Femme Magnifique – MCC Exhibit Hall – Graphic Novel/Gaming Stage
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM – Auditorium Speaker Series featuring Sally Field – MCC New Orleans Theater B
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM – Gender and Sexuality in Science Fiction and Fantasy – MCC Rm 395-396
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM – LGB and Especially T – Serving Queer Teens – MCC Rm 392
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM – ACRL WGSS General Membership Forum and Poster Session – MCC Rm 209
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM – ACRL WGSS Evening in the Newcomb Archives, Tulane University

Sunday, June 24


11:00 AM – 11:30 AM – LGBTQAI+ Books for Children and Teens – MCC ALA Store
12:30 PM – 1:20 PM – Strong Female Protagonists: From Girl Power to Grown Women! – MCC Exhibit Hall – Graphic Novel/Gaming Stage
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM – Brilliance, Magic and Black Girls – MCC Rm 294
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM – ACRL WGSS Executive Committee Meeting Sheraton New Orleans, Grand Couteau
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM – Trans* Customer Service 101 – MCC Rm 388-389
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM – SRRT Action Council Meeting II – MCC Rm 225
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM – GLBTRT Social Gathering
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM – Progressive Librarians Guild – Braverman Prize Dinner

Monday, June 25


8:30 AM – 10:00 AM – ACRL WGSS Discussion Forum: Social Justice at the Intersection of Arts and Librarianship – MCC Rm 298
9:15 AM – 10:00 AM – Women-driven Mysteries in a post #MeToo world – MCC Exhibit Hall – PopTop Stage
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Annual Stonewall Awards Ceremony Marriott Convention Center, River Bend Ballroom
11:30 AM – 12:20 PM – TOKYOPOP presents: International Women of Manga – MCC Exhibit Hall – Graphic Novel/Gaming Stage
2:30 PM – 4:30 PM – GLBTRT Chair's Program: Intersectionality and the Library of the Future – MCC Rm 281-282

Tuesday, June 26


10:00 AM – 11:30 AM – Closing General Session featuring Viola Davis – MCC New Orleans Theater B


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