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Gryphon Lecture: "The True Story of Teens, Social Media, and Libraries: Using Teen-Centered Research to Break Down Pervasive Stereotypes”

Gryphon Lecture: "The True Story of Teens, Social Media, and Libraries: Using Teen-Centered Research to Break Down Pervasive Stereotypes”

The Center for Children’s Books will host the 2016 Gryphon Lecture on Friday, March 11. The annual lecture, which is free and open to campus and the public, features a leading scholar in the field of youth and literature, media, and culture.

Denise Agosto, GSLIS research fellow and professor in Drexel University’s College of Computing & Informatics, will deliver this year’s lecture, "The True Story of Teens, Social Media, and Libraries: Using Teen-Centered Research to Break Down Pervasive Stereotypes.” Agosto’s research interests include youth information behaviors, public libraries, multicultural issues in youth library services, and qualitative research methods. She is the recipient of national teaching awards from the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) and the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T)

The lecture will begin at 7:00 p.m. in Room 126 of the GSLIS Building. A reception will follow in the East Foyer.

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Friday, March 11, 2016