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After-lunch course with Xan Goodman: Cultural Humility

The third webinar in our After Lunch Course Series for 2022, coordinated by the 7 Regional Library Systems and State Library of Kansas, is open for registration.  In this 60-minute webinar, library employees will learn about cultural humility as an approach framework to EDI (equity, diversity, inclusion) in libraries. Take part in this webinar to define cultural humility and learn strategies to apply it to the library’s work. Participate in this webinar to raise your awareness of cultural humility as a practice with the potential to meaningfully engage in lifelong learning and community connections.

Our Presenter

Xan Y. Goodman, is the co-editor of the ACRL publications, Co-design: Integrating the information literacy framework into disciplinary courses: Case studies from faculty-librarian collaborations abroad (2020), and  Disciplinary Applications of Information Literacy Threshold Concepts (2017). Goodman is the author of a chapter on the social determinants of health as a threshold concept. As an experienced educator and presenter, Goodman has presented on cultural humility to regional, national, and international audiences.  Goodman works at the University of Nevada–Las Vegas Libraries, where she supports four schools in the Division of Health Sciences: the School of Integrated Health Sciences, School of Public Health, School of Dental Medicine, and School of Nursing. Goodman is author of a three-pillar framework of cultural humility for libraries. Goodman is also a maker and enjoys making jewelry and tea brews.