Two Featured Speaker sessions and six panel discussions, all centering Historically Black College and University (HBCU) library workers and alumni in conversations around creating access to HBCU library collections, digital pedagogy, grants and grant-funded projects, leadership and upward mobility at HBCUs, digital publishing, art, archives, and exhibitions at HBCUs, and how these topics relate to authentic collaboration.
To interrogate ways digital libraries at all institutions might better represent diverse communities and experiences through collections, how technology may be furthering bias and performative diversity work, and what authentic partnerships between HBCUs and other organizations, including predominantly white institutions, might look like.
To center current and past HBCU workers and HBCU alumni.
To explore challenges and opportunities at HBCUs.
To build lasting relationships between speakers, presenters, and attendees through conversations.
To celebrate the Authenticity Project cohort participants and mentorship in libraries and information science fields generally.
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