critical with love

Three kittens
From Children and gardens / by Gertrude Jekyll (1908)

38th chat, July 28 2015: critical with love

moderated by @barnlib
Storify (pdf, html) by @poorcharlotte

Reading: Trần, Ngọc Loan. “Calling IN: A Less Disposable Way of Holding Each Other Accountable.” Black Girl Dangerous. December 18, 2013. Accessed July 15, 2015.

Discussion questions:

  • Intros: Who are you, where to you work/school/whatever, and what is your #1 #critlib distraction?
  • Q1. Read the reading if you haven’t already. #critlib If you have, look at pandas for a minute. [panda gif]
  • Q2. Is “calling in” or general kindness a priority tactic in a critical library? Why or why not? #critlib
  • Q3. What might “calling in” look like in a critical classroom, service point, or staff interaction? #critlib
  • Q4. How should a person with white (e.g.) privilege respond to a call out or call in from a POC, vs. another white person (e.g.)? #critlib
  • Q5. Are there times when calling out is necessary? When? Why? #critlib
  • Q6. What are the implications of calling in/out if the person has authority over you or you over them? #critlib

Pitch from @barnlib: complete alternate chat time survey