The 2017 “5 Topics in 5 Days” Discussion: Critical Conversations about Social Justice

Join us May 22nd – 26th for our annual online five-day discussion, moderated and co-hosted by LISP-SIS, GLL-SIS, SR-SIS, and RIP-SIS. This year’s theme is critical conversations about social justice. Each day, we will discuss different issues relating to this theme and pose questions to generate discussion. Members are invited to share their experiences or post their own related questions.

To join us, go to:

  1. & sign in with your username and password
  2. Under the Community drop down menu, select My Communities
  3. Under the Communities drop down menu select All Communities
  4. Search for “Critical Conversations about Social Justice” and/or “5 topics in 5 days”
  5. If you are a member of the community, click the orange “Join” button.
  6. If you are not a member, click “Join this Community.”

The topics for each day are as follows:

Day 1: May 22

Law Library Inclusiveness / Moderator: Stefanie Pearlman

Day 2: May 23

Unconscious Bias & Microaggressions / Moderators: Nicole Dyszlewski & Rebecca Sherman

Day 3: May 24

Law Librarian’s Role in Social Discourse / Moderator: Stacy Etheridge

Day 4: May 25

Critical Thinking about Sources of Information / Moderator: Genevieve Tung

Day 5: May 26

Stereotyping in Law Libraries / Moderator: TBD

We hope you can join us! If you have any questions about this event or would like additional information on how to participate, please contact a member of the event planning team:

Nicole DyszlewskiRebecca Sherman

Rebecca Sherman

Stacy Etheredge

Stefanie Pearlman

Genevieve Tung


About Jamie Baker

Jamie Baker is the Interim Director of the Law Library at Texas Tech University School of Law. She also teaches Civil Trial Research. She blogs at
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