Monday, October 18, “David Foster Wallace and the American Inner Life,” presented by Josh Rothman (English). Kresge Room, Barker Ctr., Harvard. 6 p.m. “Thinking with Technology” series.
Oct. 19, 26, and Nov. 2 and 9, GSLIS Job Seekers Success/ Support Group. A drop-in group facilitated by Roxanne Jackman and Dr. Em Claire Knowles. Questions? Contact Dr. Em Claire Knowles at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, October 21, GSLIS Lunchtime Colloquium: A Panel Discussion of Issues in Open Access with Naresh Agarwal, Nancy Pontika, and Elaine Martin; moderated by Robin Peek. Boston campus, Room TBD. 1-2 p.m.
Thursday, October 21, School of Social Work Guest Lecture: “The Material Presence of the Archive & Early Social Work,” presented by Adrienne Chambon, Ph.D. Lefavour Hall, Room 316. Lecture begins at 2:30 p.m. Reception immediately following.
Friday, October 22, 3rd Annual REFORMA Northeast Chapter Book Fair. Hartford Public Library, Hartford, CT. 12-6 p.m.
Friday, October 22, New England Library Instruction Group, Fall 2010 event. NELIG provides various meetings and an annual program for academic librarians in New England. Register at http://nelig.eventbrite.com/. Papitto Room, Bryant Center Building, Bryant University, Smithfield, RI. 9:30 a.m.-noon.
Sunday, October 24-Tuesday, October 26, The North Atlantic Health Science Libraries Annual Conference. “Libraries in Balance: Preserving our Roots, Growing our Future.” www.nahsl.org/2010. Newport Marriott, Newport, RI.
Thursday, October 28, ASIG Program: “The Many Hats of Access Services.” Registration is free. Register now: http:// www.acrlnec.org/node/111. UMass Boston. 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Thursday, October 28-Friday, October 29, “Why Books?” Conference. A conference at the Radcliffe Institute, including Thursday afternoon visits to book-related sites on campus and a full day of speakers on Friday. Please register at http:// www.radcliffe.edu/events/calendar_2010books.aspx
Friday, November 5-Saturday, November 6, VIII Trejo Foster Institute. The theme of the Institute is “Engaging and Serving Hispanic/Latino Communities: Best Practices from the Field.” The Institute is sponsored by the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at Simmons College, the Trejo Foster Foundation, and REFORMA. Registration information will be posted closer to the event date. Linda K. Paresky Conference Center, Simmons College. For more information visit http://gslis.simmons.edu/trejoinstitute2010/.
More information on these and other events can be found at: http://www.simmons.edu/gslis/news/calendar/index.php.