Contemplative Pedagogy Interest Group

Charge

To explore the concepts of contemplative pedagogy and mindfulness in librarianship through integrating contemplative modes and practices into library instruction and research life, identifying positive outcomes to this style of teaching, and designing library spaces and services that support reflection, interfaith meditation and prayer, mindfulness, and other contemplative practices.

Roster

Nancy Snyder Gibson (Convener, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Matthew Thomas Regan (Convener, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Ms. Madeleine Charney (Incoming Convener, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Nancy Snyder Gibson (Incoming Convener, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Matthew Thomas Regan (Past Convener, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Sara Smith (Past Convener, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Lauren Carlton (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Lauren Carlton (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/05/2020. Last retrieved on 07/05/2020. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

Composition

As of August 2019, the CPIG had 599 members. Interest Group composition includes a convener and incoming convener. The next renewal date for this interest group is the 2022 ALA Annual Conference.

Origin

The Contemplative Pedagogy Interest Group was established by the ACRL Board of Directors at the 2016 ALA Annual Conference. The next renewal date for this interest group is the 2019 ALA Annual Conference

Get Involved

Join an Interest Group
Beginning September 1, 2016, you can join the Contemplative Pedagogy Interest Group through your ALA membership record, and participate through the interest group's ALA Connect space and the ACRL electronic mailing list. If you have any questions, suggestions, or ideas for discussion topics or events, please contact the conveners.