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Presentation
Analyzing the Dynamics of Race with Information & Visual Literacy
ACRL Arts Section / Instruction Section, American Library Association Annual Conference (2007)
  • Stephanie Davis-Kahl, Illinois Wesleyan University
  • Kira Hudson Banks, Illinois Wesleyan University
Abstract

This session will focus on the collaboration between a librarian and professor of psychology for a seminar, “Psychology of Racism.” Goals of the class included introducing images as a parallel means of communication to textual information and expanding the visual vocabulary of the students in order to enhance their discussions of race, racism and representations of each in the media.

Keywords
  • images,
  • media,
  • interpretation,
  • Hurricane Katrina,
  • Doctor Seuss
Publication Date
2007
Citation Information
Stephanie Davis-Kahl and Kira Hudson Banks. "Analyzing the Dynamics of Race with Information & Visual Literacy" ACRL Arts Section / Instruction Section, American Library Association Annual Conference (2007)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/stephanie_davis_kahl/4/