EMIERT (Ethnic and Multicultural Information Exchange Round Table)

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  • To serve as a source of information on recommended ethnic collections, services, and programs.
  • To organize task forces, institutes, and workshops to carry out the functions of the Round Table as defined in the petition.
  • To develop for Annual conferences forums and symposia programs that deal with the key issues of ethnicity and librarianship.
  • To maintain a liaison with the Office of Library Outreach Services and cooperate with other ALA units, including the caucuses in joint projects for the betterment of outreach services.
  • To disseminate the work of the Round Table through a program of publications

Learn more about EMIERT on the ALA website.

Stories Beyond Borders: Championing Chinese American Stories on Thu, Aug 17th, at 12pm PT / 3pm ET

  • 1.  Stories Beyond Borders: Championing Chinese American Stories on Thu, Aug 17th, at 12pm PT / 3pm ET

    Posted Jul 28, 2023 08:56 AM

    Hi everyone,

    As you may know, the Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA) & the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) Taskforce is hosting a series of webinars featuring authors from the Stories Beyond Borders: A Chinese American and Diasporic Reading List (bit.ly/calastoriesbeyond).

    We recently completed our second webinar The Power of Art, featuring Gene Luen Yang, Julia Kuo, and Laura Gao in conversation with Susen Shi. If you missed it, you can view the recording at bit.ly/sbbart2.
    Our next and final webinar, Championing Chinese American Stories for Youth, will take place on Thursday, August 17th, at 12pm Pacific / 3pm Eastern and features authors C.B. Lee (A Clash of Steel) and Grace Lin (The Ugly Vegetables, Ling & Ting, Where the Mountain Meets the Moon) in conversation with taskforce member/moderator Amy Chow. Register at bit.ly/sbbchamp.
    Please share the attached promotional graphic and registration link (bit.ly/sbbchamp) with your colleagues and networks. We hope to see you there!
    (For interested educators, note that pre-orders of Grace Lin's new book Chinese Menu come with a free virtual classroom visit with Grace. More info at www.tinyurl.com/GraceLinVisit.)


    CALA/YALSA Taskforce
    Crystal Chen
    Melody Leung
    Jen Woo
    Christy Lau
    Susen Shi
    Amy Chow
    Cathy Andronik

    Raymond Pun