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Wednesday, October 20 • 12:15pm - 1:00pm
Entering the Field: Museum Studies' Students Perspectives on Digital Literacy

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We invite participants to join us in a conversation about students' experiences and perspectives of digital literacy as taught in Museum Studies programmes. The session will encourage attendees to question the role of these academic courses to foster confidence and transparency for emerging practitioners. Our aim is to provide a space to reexamine the existing relationship between academia and GLAM institutions for a more sustainable practice-led partnership.

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Sarah Feinstein

Teaching Fellow, University of Leeds (UK)
Dr Sarah Feinstein has both academic and professional experience in heritage and museum studies. She acted as a lecturer in Museum Studies at the Institute for Cultural Practices at the University of Manchester in 2018-2019, as well as providing training for PGRs on collaborating... Read More →
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Maria Paula Arias (she/her)

Lecturer, Manchester Metropolitan University
I am an early career researcher interested in how museums and galleries use social media. Particularly, I am interested in the ways social media platforms and their audiences are valued and, therefore, what their relationships are with the brands of such cultural institutions. Furthermore... Read More →

Wednesday October 20, 2021 12:15pm - 1:00pm EDT
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