Conference Speakers of Color Fund: Past Recipients


Sherry Antoine, Project Manager, AfroCROWD
Alice Backer, Founder, AfroCROWD
Heather Hart, Co-founder, Black Lunch Table
“Thinking Outside the (Library) Box: Using Your Librarian Skills for the Public Good”

Carolina Hernandez, Journalism and Communications Librarian, University of Oregon
“Rollin' Out: Using a Pop-Up Library to Bring Collections to Users”


Trevor Dawes, Associate University Librarian, Washington University St. Louis
Diversity Forum


heather ahtone, James T. Bialac Assistant Curator of Native American and Non-Western Art
Fred Jones Jr., Museum of Art, University of Oklahoma
“Cultural Protocol vs. Academic Privilege:  Researching Indigenous Cultures”

Lou Weaver, Chief Executive Officer, Lou Weaver Consulting
“Librarians and Gender-Based Topics”


Charlene Maxey Harris, Associate Professor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Jina Park, Archive Assistant at Fairchild Archive & Library, Condé Nast
“Politics of Diversity in the Art Library Profession”


Chon Noriega, Professor in the Cinema and Media Studies program at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), Director of the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center,and Adjunct Curator at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)
Plenary Speaker


Steven Loft, Trudeau Visiting Fellow, Ryerson University and Scholar-in-Residence, Ryerson Gallery and Research Centre
“Close Encounters: Curating Indigenous Art”


Wing Young Huie, Photographer
Closing Plenary