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Africana Librarians Council 2019

Spring Meeting, May 8-10

Conference Schedule

Africana Librarians Council / Cooperative Africana Materials Project (ALC / CAMP)

Spring Meeting: May 8-10, 2019

University of California, Los Angeles

Conference Schedule

     * Attendance at those events is by invitation or prior registration only 

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

4:00 – 4:40 PM: Visit to Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library (YRL)

4:45 – 5:15 PM: Visit to UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive

*5:30 – 7:00 PM: *Welcome Reception – UCLA Fowler Museum (Open until 8PM on Wednesdays; Guests are welcome to attend the "Fowler Out Loud" performance at 6-7 PM and view current exhibitions in the galleries

7:00 PM –  Dinner on Your Own


Thursday, May 9, 2019  YRL Main Conference Room (1st floor, Room 11360)

8:00 – 8:15 AM: ALC Executive Committee

8:15 – 9:00 AM: ASA Book Donation Awards Committee

9:00 – 10:00 AM: ALC Collections & User Services Committee

10:00 – 10:15 AM: Break

10:15 – 11:00 AM: Title VI Centers

11:00 – 11:45 AM: ALC Cataloging Committee

11:45 AM – 1:15 PM: Lunch on Your Own

1:15 – 2:45 PM: ALC Business Meeting

2:45 – 3:00 PM: ALC Executive Committee

3:00 – 3:15 PM: Break 

3:15 – 5:30 PM: Research Forum: “Libraries, Archives and Knowledge Production”


Helen M. Byamugisha, University Librarian and Associate Library Professor, Makerere University: "Klaus Wachsmann Musical Archive at Makerere University"

Nancy L. Clark, Dean and Professor of History Emeritus, Louisiana State University / UCLA Research Fellow: "Voices of Sharpeville: Making History Accessible"

Anne J. Gilliland, Professor and Associate Dean of Information Studies, UCLA Graduate School of Education & Information Studies: "Archival Research, Education and Practice: Combating Global Grand Challenges"

Pearl T. Robinson, Associate Professor of Political Science, International Relations and Africana Studies, Tufts University: "Ralph Bunche Biography: A StoryMap Reveals the Power of Archives"

William Worger, Professor of History, UCLA Department of History: "Digitization and the Curation of Unusual Materials"


*6:00 – 8:00 PM: *Dinner – Powell Library East Rotunda (2nd floor)


Friday, May 10, 2019  YRL Main Conference Room (1st floor, Room 11360)

8:30 – 9:00 AM: CAMP Executive Committee

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM: CAMP Business Meeting

12:00 – 12:15 PM: CAMP Executive Committee

                  ~~~~ ALC / CAMP 2019 Spring Meeting Adjournment ~~~~