Invited Speaker/Presenter

  • 4/2017  University of Arkansas – Pine Bluff, Arkansas • “National Library Week” 
  • 5/2016  University of North Texas • LEAP Program University of Hawaii • “Leadership and Advocacy” 
  • 9/2015  Library of Congress  – Washington, DC  • Banned Books Week – “Intellectual Freedom 101” 
  • 9/2013  Virginal Library Association – Williamsburg, VA • “Video Games, Violence, Libraries, and First Amendment Rights: Caught in the Cross-Hairs”
  • 6/2009       
  • Special Libraries Association Annual Conference – Washington, DC • “Diversity in Leadership: Generation X–The Changing Paradigm in a Knowledge-based Society” – Solo Librarians Division’s 2nd Annual Gerry Hurley Memorial Leadership Session
  • Special Libraries Association Annual Conference  – Washington, DC • “Annual Diversity Leadership Development Breakfast”     
  • 6/2008   
  • American Library Association Annual Conference – Anaheim, CA • “An Endangered Species: The Black Male Librarian”
  • The National Diversity in Libraries Conference – Louisville, KY • “An Endangered Species: The Black Male Librarian” 

 

Organizer/Co-organizer/Moderator

  • 6/2014   American Library Association Annual Conference – Las Vegas, Nevada • “Speaking About the Speaker”
  • 8/2013   8th National Conference of African American Librarians, – Covington, KY • “Leadership Plenary Panel Presentation”
  • 6/ 2010   
  • 8th Annual Conference of African American Librarians – Birmingham, AL • “Culture Keepers: Who Are They? What Do They Do and How You Can Become One”
  • 7th Annual Conference of African American Librarians – Birmingham, AL • “The Black Activist Librarian in the 21st Century”
  • 6/2009  American Library Association Annual Conference – Chicago, IL • “Information Technology and Communities of Color: Issues and Opportunities in a Global Context”
  • 8/2007  6th National Conference of African American Librarians – Fort Worth, TX • “Jump Starting Your Career Through Librarian Diversity Recruitment Initiatives: Do They Live Up to the Promise?”

 

Panelist

  • 6/2013  American Library Association Annual Conference – Chicago, IL • “Intellectual Freedom 101”
  • 6/2012         
  • American Library Association Annual Conference – Anaheim, CA • “Careers in Federal Libraries”
  • American Library Association Annual Conference – Anaheim, CA • “The 21st Century Black Librarian in America Issues and Challenges”
  • American Library Association Annual Conference – New Orleans, LA • “Intellectual Freedom 101”
  • American Library Association Annual Conference – New Orleans, LA • “Making a Positive Lasting Impression”                        
  • 6/2010          
  • American Library Association Annual Conference – Washington, DC • “Defining Your Skills” – Spectrum Leadership Institute 
  • American Library Association Annual Conference – Washington, DC • “Professional Integrity and Library Workers: What’s the  Connection?”
  • National Diversity in Libraries Conference – Princeton University – Princeton, NJ • “Much Ado About Tintin? Users Services, Collections, and Racially Offensive Materials in Libraries”