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173 W Lorain St, Oberlin, OH 44074
(440) 775-8121

Teaching and Learning with Objects for Colleges Symposium

Join us on March 13 & 14, 2020 for the Teaching and Learning with Objects for Colleges Symposium co-sponsored by the Oberlin College Libraries and the RBS Society of Fellows in Critical Bibliography.

Teaching and Learning with Objects for Colleges Symposium

Teaching and Learning with Objects for Colleges seeks to convene librarians, curators, and archivists from around the country with an interest in exploring and enhancing objects-based pedagogy on their campuses. Our intended audience is targeted at those who support small liberal arts and special mission colleges with limited financial and collections resources.

Book your reservation at the Hotel at Oberlin, walking distance from campus and dowtown Oberlin. Use group reservation number 7441 to receive the special rate.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
Friday, March 13
9 - 9:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast and Check-in

9:30 - 9:45 a.m.
Opening and Welcome

9:45 - 11 a.m.
Panel Discussion: Active Learning with Objects

11 - 11:15 a.m.
Comfort Break

11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
"Date with an Object"

12:30 - 2 p.m.
Lunch and Learn Small Discussion Groups

2 - 2:15 p.m.
Break and Divide Into Groups (Walk/transport to the Mary Church Terrell Main Library)

2:15 - 4:30 p.m.
Visits to Papermaking Studio; Letterpress Studio; “Media Archaeology” Collection

4:45 - 5:30 p.m.
Keynote Speaker: Moffett Auditorium, Seeley G. Mudd Center

5:45 - 7 p.m.
Dine Around Oberlin with Colleagues and New Friends



Saturday, March 14th
9 - 9:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast

9:30 - 10:45 a.m.
Community Plenary: Growing Special Collections and Archives for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility

10:45 - 11 a.m.
Comfort Break

11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Student Voices Session

12:15 - 12:30 p.m.
Closing Remarks
Box Lunch

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