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ALA Midwinter 2016
FTF Events and Other Events of Interest to FTF Members







midwinter2016.pngFeminist Task Force Meetings
Friday, January 8, 7:30 – 9:00pm, Westin Waterfront, Galleria Room (at the SRRT All Task Forces Meeting) – we need you!

Other Meetings & Events of Interest
Programs and meetings at ALA Midwinter 2016 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

Friday, January 08, 2016


12:00 PM - 4:00 PM – Amelia Bloomer Project Committee Meeting 1 - Renaissance Waterfront, Brewster

Saturday, January 09, 2016


ALA Task Force on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Meeting - 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM - Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, 152
SRRT Action Council I Meeting - 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM - Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, 108
GLBTRT Executive Board Meeting - 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM - Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, 153C
Stonewall Book Awards Committee Meeting I - Youth - 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM - Omni Parker House, Holmes Room
Stonewall Book Awards Committee Meeting I - Adult - 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM - Omni Parker House, Dickens Boardroom
Amelia Bloomer Project Committee Meeting 2 - 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM – Renaissance Waterfront, Brewster
Robin Talley-What We Left Behind - 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM – Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Exhibit Hall - PopTop Stage
Author of the critically acclaimed Lies We Tell Ouselves, Robin Talley is a Lambda Literary Fellow who writes young adult fiction focusing on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender teenagers. When Robin's not writing, she's often planning communication strategies at organizations fighting for equal rights and social justice.
Over the Rainbow Book List Committee Meeting I - 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM – Boston Park Plaza, Tremont Room
Women Administrators Discussion Group (LLAMA) - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM – Seaport Hotel, Cityview 2
Rainbow Booklist Committee I - 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM – Boston Park Plaza, White Hill Room

Sunday, January 10, 2016


If I hadn't Believed It, I Wouldn't Have Seen It: Exploring Systemic Racism and Its Implications for Our Lives and Work - 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM – Seaport Hotel, Constitution
Over the Rainbow Book List Committee Meeting II - 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM – Boston Park Plaza, Tremont Room
Rainbow Booklist Committee II - 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM – Boston Park Plaza, White Hill Room
Stonewall Book Awards Committee II - Adult - 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM – Omni Parker House, Dickens Boardroom
Stonewall Book Awards Committee II - Youth - 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM – Omni Parker House, Holmes Room
Amelia Bloomer Project Committee Meeting 3 - 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM – Renaissance Waterfront, Brewster
News You Can Use: Celebrating June is GLBT Book Month @ Your Library...and in Your Community - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM – Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, 253 B
SRRT Action Council II Meeting - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM – Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, 259A
Progressive Librarians Guild - 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM – Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, 259A
GLBTRT Social - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM – Off Site

Monday, January 11, 2016


If I Hadn't Believed It, I Wouldn't Have Seen It: Exploring Systemic Racism and Its Implications for Our Lives and Work - 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM – Seaport Hotel, Constitution
Amelia Bloomer Project Committee Meeting 4 - 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM – Renaissance Waterfront, Brewster
Closing Speaker: Chelsea Clinton - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM – Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Ballroom


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