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Saturday, November 3 • 5:00pm - 6:10pm
Co-creating a "Decolonizing Open Scholarship" Zine

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Zines are DIY, self-published booklets: they are a way of sharing ideas through writing, art, or comics! We'll talk about zine-making as a tool for political education, and go over some techniques for creating them.

We'll then start to work together on a (fun! openly licensed!) DIY resource booklet zine that cover concepts around race, accessibility, power, privilege, and colonialism in the context of open research and OER—and highlight projects/initiatives at the intersections of these topics.

This zine will aim to build off the "Critical Approaches to Open Scholarship" reading list that was part of the OpenCon 2017 do-a-thon. This document was meant to be a community-sourced compilation of blog posts, articles, comics, or other media that offer a critical, anti-oppressive take on various aspects of digital information sharing, open scholarship, libraries and higher-ed more broadly. You can find it here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1UntfqcGgsg47--caFFNjksZ7N2zBmnBD1nLdjYTokQQ/edit#

Speakers
avatar for Lorraine Chuen

Lorraine Chuen

Design and Communications Consultant
Lorraine Chuen is a communications professional and visual designer based out of Toronto, Canada.


Saturday November 3, 2018 5:00pm - 6:10pm
Accolade East 010