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2021 VLACRL SPRING PROGRAM: “We’re Not Libraries; We’re People: Identity and Emotional Labor in Public Services”
Tuesday, May 04, 2021, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM EST
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2021 VLACRL SPRING PROGRAM
May 4,  9:30 am to 12 noon
Held on Zoom

 

“We’re Not Libraries; We’re People: Identity and Emotional Labor in Public Services”

Carolina Hernandez and Mary K. Oberlies will explore how professional service expectations outlined in the Library Bill of Rights can come into conflict with the personal identities of public services library workers, focusing on how gender and race affect the amount of emotional labor need to meet these expectations. Following a presentation about their national survey results on the topic, Carolina and Mary will host a facilitated discussion.

Registration is limited to 50 attendees and is $15 to provide an honorarium for our speakers and to cover logistic costs and is non-refundable. Recordings of the session will be shared afterward with paid registrants.

Register here: https://vla.memberclicks.net/2021vlacrlspring