Kent State SLIS Welcomes Faculty Candidates
The School of Library and Information Science at Kent State University welcomes six candidates for two open faculty positions over the next several weeks. Students, alumni and university colleagues are invited to attend the candidate presentations, which will be held in room 332 in the University Library.
- Wednesday, Feb. 25, at 10:45 a.m.
- Leisa Gibbons, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
- "Culture in the Continuum: YouTube, Small Stories and Memory Making"
- Friday, Feb. 27, at 10:30 a.m.
- Patricia Garcia, University of California, Los Angeles
- "Beyond Folksonomies: Assessing the 'Participatory Turn' in Archival Studies"
- Wednesday, March 4, at 10:45 a.m.
- Emad Khazraee, Drexel University
- "Cartography of Online Public Spaces: Political Landscape of Persian Twitter in 2013"
- Friday, March 6, at 10:30 a.m.
- Peter Organisciak, University of Illinois
- "Crowdsourcing Metadata: Understanding Human Biases of Crowds in Information Systems"
- Monday, March 9, at 10:45 a.m.
- Tonia Sutherland, University of Pittsburgh
- "Curating Culture"
- Thursday, March 12, at 10:30 a.m.
- Timothy D. Bowman, Indiana University, Bloomington
- "To Tweet or Not to Tweet: The Investigation of Scholarly Communication in Online Environments"
For additional information about the faculty positions, visit http://www.kent.edu/slis/news/two-full-time-faculty-positions-open-slis. For additional information about the searches or candidates, please contact search committee chairpersons Karen F. Gracy, Ph.D., or Don A. Wicks, Ph.D.