Developing Collections on Gender Relations and Feminism in the Twenty-First Century: Part Two

Wednesday, 5/3/2023
  • 1:00 PM-2:15 PM (Eastern)
  • 12:00 PM-1:15 PM (Central)
  • 11:00 AM-12:15 PM (Mountain)
  • 10:00 AM-11:15 AM (Pacific)

Part Two will be a guide to works representing additional feminist theories of gender oppression as well as feminist alternatives. It will take up collection development on the following topics:

  • Feminist Theories of Intersectionality
  • Feminist Theories of Queer Identity
  • Feminist Alternatives to Capitalism and Environmental Destruction
  • Feminist Alternative to Domination in the Relationship of Self to Other


Learning Outcomes

By the end of this webinar, the participant will be able to:

  • Identify the contradictory developments in gender relations around the world in the past four decades
  • Become familiar with the literature representing different currents in feminism today and how have they responded to the changes in gender relations
  • Develop collections and programs that reflect these changes and currents

Who Should Attend

This webinar is for all library staff as the issue of gender relations and feminist analysis of those relations is relevant to all because gender relations affect every aspect of human life.


Frieda Afary, Philosophy M.A., M.L.I.S., is an Iranian American public librarian, translator, and author of Social Feminism: A New Approach (Pluto, 2022). She is the 2023-2024 co-chair of PEN America's Translation Committee.



Individual registration rates are as follows:

  • RUSA members: $46.61
  • ALA members: $71.10
  • ALA student members: $37.12
  • Non-members: $79.00

How to Register


Tech Requirements

This webinar will be offered using Zoom. Speakers or a headset for listening to the presentation are required. Closed captioning is available in the Zoom platform. You may interact with the presenter and ask questions through text-based chat. The webinar will be recorded and the link to the recording shared with registrants shortly after the live event. 

For questions or additional information, pleas contact Ninah Moore at


Questions about your registration should be directed to

Technical questions about the webinar should be directed to Ninah Moore, RUSA Program Officer-Continuing Education, at

Thank you and we look forward to your participation!