ALA Midwinter 2014
FTF Events and Other Events of Interest to FTF Members

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Feminist Task Force

Friday, January 24, 7:30-9:00pm at the Loews Hotel, Commonwealth D (at the SRRT All Task Forces Meeting)
Sunday, January 26, 6:00-7:30pm at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Room 308 – we need you!

Book List Committees

Amelia Bloomer Project Committee Sheraton, Logans 2
  • Friday, Jan 24, 12:00-4:00pm
  • Saturday, Jan 25, 8:30am-5:30pm
  • Sunday, Jan 26, 8:30am-5:30pm

Over the Rainbow Book List Committee Doubletree, Assembly B
An annual bibliography of books that exhibit commendable literary quality and significant authentic LGBT content for general adult readers over age 18.
  • Saturday, Jan 25, 12:00-6:00pm
  • Sunday, Jan 26, 12:00-6:00pm

Rainbow Project Committee Sheraton, Parlor A
Annual recommended bibliography for the public and professionals of newly published titles with significant GLBTQ content aimed at youth ages birth through 18, with some adult crossover.
  • Saturday, Jan 25, 2:00-5:00pm
  • Sunday, Jan 26, 9:00am-5:00pm

Other Meetings & Programs

Programs and meetings that may be of particular interest to FTF members and feminist colleagues. Event links go to the ALA Conference Scheduler

Saturday, January 25

8:30-10:00am, LLAMA Diversity Officers Discussion Group Marriott, Room 408
8:30-11:30am, SRRT Action Council I Marriott, Room 412
1:00-2:30pm, ACRL Diversity Committee Meeting Loews Hotel, Library
3:00-4:00pm, Diversity 101: The common shibboleths, questions, and issues that arise when writing for children Pennsylvania Convention Center, 201A
4:30-5:30pm, Challenges of gender issues in technology librarianship Pennsylvania Convention Center, 201C
4:30-5:30pm, Trends Impacting YA Services: Sex, Mind, and Body: How Guys and Girls Search for Health Information Pennsylvania Convention Center, 102A

Sunday, January 26

8:30-10:00am, ACRL RBMS Diversity Committee Meeting Pennsylvania Convention Center, 110A
10:30-11:30am, ACRL WGSS Discussion Group Marriott, Franklin 09
10:30-11:30am, Women Administrators Discussion Group Pennsylvania Convention Center, 115B
3:00-4:00pm, SRRT Action Council II Pennsylvania Convention Center, 202A
3:00-4:00pm, Diversity Research Update Pennsylvania Convention Center, 201 B
5:30-7:30pm, GLBTRT Social Mixto Restaurant 1141 Pine St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, $5.00 recommended donation accepted at the door.