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Thursday, November 19 • 11:30am - 1:00pm
Open GLAM for Critical Open Educational Resources: Free Knowledge Pedagogy Via Intercultural Co-Curation

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As the COVID-19 pandemic spread across the US and globally, people have moved even more online. Students and educators—from K-12 to graduate school—followed suit. Meanwhile, galleries, libraries, archives and museums (GLAM) shut their doors and tried to amplify virtual offerings to a public seeking entertainment as well as education from home. There is a lot of demand—and a lot of supply—in GLAM-related online educational resources (OER), as compiled by MCN and others. What works best, what is needed, and what will outlive lock-down? These are some of the questions that drive us into the future.

This workshop dives into how GLAM OER can collaborate with disciplines and fields across and beyond academia—from museum studies to geography, digital humanities to international relations, postcolonialism to decolonial epistemology. University faculty, students, and self-educating learners are seeking international arts and culture content that is free from colonial legacies, free from copyright, and free from cost. What role does open GLAM have in these pedagogical needs? What would interactive, engaging platforms look like that fostered intercultural dialogue and co-curation of Creative Commons and public domain arts and cultural content? What curricula are needed to help contextualize this content, and extricate it from Eurocentric taxonomies and appropriative metadata?

Deep Dive sign-ups open Wednesday, September 9. Space is limited and advance registration is required—so mark your calendars! Once sessions are filled, there will be a waitlist and MCN will notify attendees as spots become available.

Hello good people~! SO excited to share virtual space with you all Thursday morning and to learn from each other~! We have a *great* line-up of engaged, critical, smart, creative, generous thought-leaders joining us:
Featuring Adjoa Jones de Almeida Director of Education at Brooklyn Museum 
& Prof Namita Wiggers of Warren Wilson College & Critical Craft Forum 
& Virginia Poundstone, artist and digital curator
& scann Evelin Heidel, of OpenGLAM, tech feminist
& Curationist graduate fellows:

Francisca Rudolph
Magali Delgado
Andres de los Ríos
Jing Cui


Speakers
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garrett graddy-lovelace

Educational Advisor (Anticolonial OER), MHz Foundation
As Associate Professor at American University's School of International Service in Washington DC, Garrett Graddy-Lovelace researches and teaches agricultural, environmental, food, seed, land, and data policy from the perspectives of critical geography, feminist political ecology... Read More →


Thursday November 19, 2020 11:30am - 1:00pm EST
Deep Dive/Workshop Channel (limited space)