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Category: Library Salons

50th Anniversary of Occasional Paper Series
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Library Salon #33: Celebrating the Occasional Paper Series 50th Issue

Come join us online Friday, February 9 from 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM for Library Salon #33. We will be celebrating the Occasional Paper Series 50th Issue. At this salon, we will enact what Occasional Papers has always done – inviting participants to join us in dreaming about a future in which we fully realize our commitment to radical openness. What should our next decade of issues look and sound like?

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Library Salon #32: Transforming Online Teaching in Higher Education

Come join us Friday, January 19 from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM for Library Salon #32. Bank Street’s Robin Hummel and Laura Zadoff as well as co-author Steven Goss, will present their new book: Transforming Online Teaching in Higher Education: Essential Practices for Engagement, Equity, and Inquiry. Light refreshments will be served.

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Library Salons

Library Salon #31: Children’s Literature for an Anti-Racist Society

Learn how to differentiate between a diverse, affirming, and anti-racist children’s book. Bank Street School for Children teacher Susie Rios and children’s librarian Kharissa Kenner will delve into these nuances and demonstrate how to curate an inclusive classroom library.

book cover of "you can't say that" by Leonard Marcus
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Library Salon #28: A Conversation with Leonard S. Marcus on Censorship in Children’s Literature

What happens when freedom of expression and the freedom to read come under threat? At Bank Street’s upcoming Library Salon #28, we will hear from historian and critic Leonard S. Marcus, whose latest book, You Can’t Say That!, compiles the stories of thirteen authors of banned books and their experiences with censorship and free expression.

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Library Salon #27 The Pandemic as a Portal to New Futures in Education

Please join Bank Street College, Teachers College, and Erikson Institute for a 90-minute special event “The Pandemic as a Portal to New Futures in Education.” It features educators and parents who contributed articles to Bank Street Occasional Paper Series #46.

Jonathan Silin
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Library Salon #26 A Tribute to the Life Work of Jonathan Silin

Join us as we celebrate the launch of Occasional Paper Series #45: “Welcoming Narratives in Education: A Tribute to the Life Work of Jonathan Silin.” The new issue is available from  our website. Library Salons are a series of informal lectures and group discussions held after hours on Friday evenings.

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Library Salon #21 With Rima Shore

Join us Friday, October 4, 5:30–7:30 PM to celebrate Rima Shore’s new book, Lady with a Brooch: Violinist Eva Mudocci – a Biography and a Detective Story. With this story as backdrop, we will discuss: what does it mean to be a researcher? A learner? An expert?