As you explore the resources, reflect upon the content by considering the following questions:
January 6th, 2023
8:00AM: Breakfast Potluck, Coffee Run
9:00 AM: Welcome/Expectations/Intro
Sharing goals and intentions for the day (established prior to retreat)
What do you hope to achieve as a result of this retreat?
Is there anything (a feeling, idea, etc.) you want to let go of?
Is there anything you want to share with your colleagues?
What is your state of mind going into the retreat? What would you like it to be?
9:45 AM: Break
10:00 AM: Self-Assessment Discussion (NL)
11:30AM: Break for Lunch
Independent reading/study time throughout the library (resources linked below)
1:00PM: Scenarios (AP/RD)
2:00PM: Apologies (RD)
Apologizing for microaggressions
2:45 PM: Break
3:00PM: Discussion and Closing (ACP)
How do we create a more welcoming and inclusive library?
Access: Why we defend this core value
Making a New Table: Intersectional Librarianship
Intersectionality at the Reference Desk: Lived Experiences of Women of Color Librarians
Imposter Syndrome, Women in Technical Services, and Minority Librarians: The Shared Experience of Two Librarians of Color
Theorizing Racist Ableism in Higher Education
You’re So Sensitive! How LIS Professionals Define and Discuss Microaggressions Online
From Hostile to Inclusive: Strategies for Improving the Racial Climate of Academic Libraries
Working Towards Tenure Together: Creating an Intersectional Peer Supported Cohort Model
George Washington University Office for Diversity, Equity, and Community Engagement Resources on Intersectionality
Center for Intersectional Justice
San Jose State University School of Information Guide to Intersectional Librarianship
Rider University Privilege and Intersectionality LibGuide
Intersectionality Matters! Podcast by Kimberlé Crenshaw