Past Events

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On this page you can browse through events that have already happened. If you want to see us bring back an old event, let us know!

Spring, 2014

To come!

Fall, 2013

Chewing the Facts discussion: Information Services to Diverse Users - 4-5 p.m. - Sept. 25 - P206 - Speakers: Professor Laura Saunders and Shelley Quezada of the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and Simmons adjunct professor

Planning meeting of the Simmons Anti-Racism Working Group - 6:30-8:30 p.m. - Oct. 21 - L201 - Led by Katie Seitz

Brown bag lunch lecture on the Rich Coast Project - 12-1 p.m. - Oct. 24 - P206 - Speakers: Prof. Joel Blanco-Rivera and Katherine Beck, Director of the Rich Coast Project

Lecture presented by Prof. Lisa Hussey for the Anti-Racism Working Group - 12-1 p.m. - Nov. 4 - P207 - "Why Talk about Race and Racism in LIS?"

Boston Anarchist Bookfair - Nov. 10 & 11 - Paresky Center

Spectrum Scholars Fundraiser - 5-6:30 p.m. - Nov. 14 - Kotzen Center, Simmons College - "Sankofa: Remembering the Past to Plan for the Future"

Spring, 2013

Spectrum Scholars Fundraiser - 5-6:30 p.m. - Feb. 21 - Kotzen Center, Simmons College - Current and previous recipients told their stories

Chewing the Facts: After Aaron Swartz - Feb. 28 - Student Lounge - Discussion of open access, information freedom and other related issues in the aftermath of Swartz's suicide

Zines Discussion with Nicole Georges - March 5 - C105 - Talk and Demonstration on the history and process of zine-making

Brown Bag Lunch: Bookbinding and Papermaking with Katherine Ruffin from Wellesley College - March 21 - Talk and demonstration. In conjunction with SCoSAA

Archives Without Borders: Transitional Justice and Archives in Post-Conflict Guatemala - April 2 - Professor Joel Blanco-Rivera was the guest speaker. In partnership with SCIRRT

Prison Book Program Book Drive - about one month leading up to April 13 - Student Lounge/Somerville Public Library - We asked students and the community to drop off approved books to these locations. On April 13, officers dropped them off at the collection point

Global Service Day/Stand Against Racism - April 26 - Throughout Campus - In conjunction with the Scott/Ross Center, PLG officers and members tabled to get students to sign petitions to stand against racism

GSLIS Swap-o-Rama - April 27 - Student Lounge - In a partnership with SCIRRT, we invited all of GSLIS to swap books, clothes, tech and ideas at this end of semester event

Fall, 2012

Chewing the Facts/Ribbon Cutting: Our Little Locker Library - Sept. 17 - Student Lounge - Discussion of little free libraries and the inauguration of our own

Boston Anarchist Bookfair - Nov. 9-11 - Paresky Center

Bookmaking Workshop - Dec. 4 - P210 - with GSLIS student Emily Hopkins