Amelia Gibson to deliver Srygley Lecture on prefigurative information politics

February 24, 2021 12:00 pm

Amelia Gibson, Associate Professor at the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS), will deliver a presentation, titled “Prefigurative Information Politics: Strategies for Survival, Resilience, and Liberation,” on Feb. 24 at 12:00pm EST. The talk is part of the Florida State University iSchool’s Srygley Lecture Series.

Registration is FREE and required. Register for the Zoom event by Feb. 23.

Gibson, who earned her PhD in information studies from FSU, is director of the Community Equity, Data and Information Lab (CEDI) at Chapel Hill. She studies health, wellness, and information practices and access in local communities and on the internet. Her current research focuses on information poverty and marginalization, and how intersections of identity, place, space, and social and economic power/privilege influence information access and information behavior among young women of color and people with disabilities.