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Critical Law Librarianship-LLNE / SNELLA Spring 2022 Meeting


Program Schedule

LLNE/SNELLA Spring Meeting

Yale Law School, Lillian Goldman Law Library

Thursday, June 16, 2022

5:30 - 7:00 p.m. Optional Dine Arounds

Friday, June 17, 2022

Time Event  Speakers
9:00-10:00 AM Breakfast, Registration and Vendor Exhibits  
10:00 - 10:30 AM Welcoming Remarks

Heather Gerken, Dean of Yale Law School

Femi Cadmus, Director of the Lillian Goldman Law Library

Michael VanderHeijden, President of LLNE

Mary Ann Krivicky - Vice President of SNELLA

10:30 - 11:30 AM Keynote: "Legal Citation and the Precedential Weight of Slavery" Justin Simard
11:30 - 11:45 AM Break and Vendor Exhibits  
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM Plenary Panel: Who's Afraid of Critical Law Librarianship?

Yasmin Sokkar Harker

Nicholas Mignanelli

Moderator: Ronald Wheeler

12:50 - 2:20 PM Lunch, Business Meeting, Edgar Award, AALL Update, and Vendor Exhibits  
2:25 - 2:55 PM Breakout Sessions 1  
3:00 - 3:30 PM Breakout Sessions 2  
3:35 - 5:00 PM Tours of the Lillian Goldman Law Library and Ice Cream Social  

Breakout Session Tracks

Critical Approaches to Law Library Technical Services Track:

Breakout Session 1: Bias in the Law Library Catalog

Breakout Session Leader: Cate Kellett

Breakout Session 2: Diversifying Acquisitions

Breakout Session Leader: Dawn Smith


Critical Approaches to Legal Research Instruction Track

Breakout Session 1: Teaching Algorithms and Algorithmic Bias

Breakout Session Leader: Tanya Johnson

Breakout Session 2: Is Platform Agnosticism Possible?

Breakout Session Leader: Jordan Jefferson


Critical approaches to Law Library Reference Track:

Breakout Session 1: Confronting Big Tech at the Reference Desk

Breakout Session Leader: Brian Quigley

Breakout Session 2: Exposing Patrons to Underrepresented and Outsider Voices

Breakout Session Leader: Nicole P. Dyszlewski