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LIS 950: Libraries and community

The purpose of this seminar is to explore an important topic in library and information studies in depth — in all its intertwined historical, cultural, philosophical, and political aspects — through a graduate reading/discussion seminar. The topic varies each time the course is taught; this time around, we will focus on "libraries and community"

Wednesday, October 05, 2005

Elites and Immigrants

I think that the point Irene brings up from the texts is important to a number of our readings - particularly, I think, the earlier (date-wise) texts. Basically, that point is that it is always more complicated than an either/or situation. The binaries just don't work.

I'm really sad that I am missing class this week - I really wanted to be there for this set of readings. It is rainy and cold up here in Houghton, MI (location of the Feminism(s) and Rhetoric( s) Conference). Happily, wireless access is VERY available. I will 'talk' to y'all about the readings after I present my paper tomorrow!

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