UCLA Department of Information Studies
cordially invites you to

60th Anniversary
All-Class Reunion and Symposium

Join us in celebrating 60 years of excellence
at the forefront of preserving, organizing, and 
rethinking information for the 21st Century

Saturday, December 1, 2018

12pm: Lunch & Keynote | Faculty Center
2pm: Panel Sessions | Royce Hall
4pm: Reception | Powell Library

To reserve your seat, please RSVP by Monday, November 26, 2018
$50 General Admission | $20 Students
Complimentary parking available in Structure 2

For more information and to RSVP
GSE&IS Office of External Relations
310 206-0375 or events@gseis.ucla.edu

UCLA Department of Information Studies Reunion and Symposium

PROGRAM

Luncheon featuring keynote speaker:

Sarah T. Roberts, Assistant Professor, UCLA Information Studies

Calling All Information Professionals: Our Future is Now

Panel discussions

Emerging Issues in Information Studies

Jean-François Blanchette, Associate Professor, UCLA Information Studies
Shawn VanCour, Assistant Professor of Media Archival Studies
Ellen Pearlstein, Professor, UCLA Information Studies
Miriam Posner, Assistant Professor, UCLA Information Studies

Moderator: Anne Gilliland, Associate Dean for Information Studies, Director, Center for Information as Evidence UCLA Graduate School of Information Studies Director, Archival Education and Research Initiative (AERI)

 

Introducing UCLA’s Community Archives Lab

Henry Apodaca, UCLA MLIS expected ’19, UCLA/Mellon Intern at LA Poverty Department/Skid Row History Museum
Julie Botnick, UCLA MLIS expected ’19, UCLA/Mellon Intern at June Mazer Lesbian Archives
Angela Brinskele, June Mazer Lesbian Archives
Clancey Cornell, LA Poverty Department/Skid Row History Museum
Jessica Tai, UCLA MLIS ’18, Project Archivist, UCLA Library Special Collections

Moderator: Michelle Caswell, Associate Professor, UCLA Information Studies, author “Archiving the Unspeakable: Silence, Memory, and the Photographic Record in Cambodia”

 

Rare Books and Visual Resources—Now and Ahead

Kylie Casino, Processing Archivist, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, MLIS 2017
Sharon Farb, Assoc. University Librarian, Distinctive Collections and Chief Policy Strategist, Young Research Library, UCLA
Yoonha Huang, UCLA MLIS expected ‘19
Russell Johnson, Curator, Special Collections for the Sciences, Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library, UCLA
Liza Mardoyan, UCLA MLIS expected ‘20
Derek Quezada, MLIS ‘11 Outreach & Public Services Librarian for Special Collections & Archives at University California, Irvine (UCI)

Moderator: Johanna Drucker, Distinguished Professor of Information Studies, Bernard and Martin Breslauer Professor of Bibliography

Doctoral Leadership in Pioneering Intellectual Initiatives

Sakena Alalawi, Ph.D. student, UCLA Information Studies
Gracen Brilmyer, Ph.D. student, UCLA Information Studies
Jonathan Calazada, Ph.D. student, UCLA Information Studies
Maria Montenegro, Ph.D. student, UCLA Information Studies
Peter Polack, Ph.D. student, UCLA Information Studies