Corry Lecture

The Brother Emmett Corry Lecture

bremmettpicThe Brother Emmett Corry Lecture on Social Justice in Librarianship takes place during the Fall semester and features a presentation by a social justice advocate in the field of Librarianship.
Br. Emmett Corry, O.S.F. was professed as a Franciscan in 1955. He attended St. Francis College in Brooklyn, earned a master’s degree in Library Science from Columbia University and his doctorate in media studies from NYU before becoming director of DLIS at St. John’s (1989-1995).
The Corry Lecture is free and open to the public. Registration is required.


“Teaching Students to Critique and Question Authority: A Social Justice Approach to Library Instruction”

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Date: November 16, 2016
Speaker: Katelyn Angell
Location: St. Johns University Queens Campus
Registration: FREE


Corry Lecture: November 9, 2015