UCLA IS Celebrates 60th Anniversary with All-Class Reunion and Symposium

Event on Dec. 1 part of UCLA IS's "Year of the Book," features innovative work by UCLA IS students and faculty.

The UCLA Department of Information Studies will celebrate its 60th Anniversary on Saturday, Dec. 1, with an All-Class Reunion and Symposium, to take place on the UCLA campus. The department, (formerly the UCLA School of Library Services) will showcase the innovative work of its students, faculty, and alumni at the daylong event.

Panel discussions include “Emerging Issues in Information Studies,” moderated by Professor Anne Gilliland; “Community Archives,” moderated by Michelle Caswell; and “Rare Books – Why? Now? Yes!”, moderated by Johanna Drucker. In addition, there will be a panel by UCLA IS Ph.D. students, and a poster session will feature work by current students and faculty.

The day will begin at noon with lunch and a keynote address, speaker to be announced. Panel sessions will commence at 2 p.m. in Royce Hall, followed by a reception at 4 p.m. in the Powell Library Rotunda.

General admission is $50; $20 for current students. Complimentary parking is available in Structure 2.

For more information and to RSVP, contact the GSE&IS Office of External Relations at (310) 206-0375 or events@gseis.ucla.edu.

To purchase tickets, visit giving.ucla.edu/IS60.