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Forthcoming Book Chapter
Chomintra, M. (2023). Oppressive Authority: Dismantling, reexamining, and reconstructing notions of authority in information literacy instruction in Exploring Inclusive & Equitable Pedagogies: Creating Space for All Learners, ACRL Press, 2023
Chomintra, Melissa (2023) "bell hooks Feminist Pedagogy in the Library Classroom," Feminist Pedagogy: Vol. 3: Iss. 1, Article 6.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.calpoly.edu/feministpedagogy/vol3/iss1/6
Chomintra, M. (2022). Reflecting on Critical DEI Practices in Spatial Collection Development, Metadata, and Instruction. Journal of Map and Geography Libraries. (DOI:10.1080/15420353.2022.2128971)
Published Book Review
Chomintra, M. (2021). Caroline Criado Perez. Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men. New York, NY: Abrams Press, 2019. 411p. Paper, $27.00 (ISBN 978-1-4197-2907-2). LC 2018-59561.. College & Research Libraries, 82(3), 456. doi:https://doi.org/10.5860/crl.82.3.456
Chomintra, M., Comeforo, K., Cutts, Q., Matacin, M., Opdycke, K., Pizer, B. (2023, March 2–5). Honoring the legacy of bell hooks' transformative pedagogy as feminist praxis. AWP Annual Conference 2023, Atlanta, GA, United States.
Chomintra, M. (2023). Reclaiming Data: the Power of Data Feminism. [Invited Talk]. Tulane University Libraries.
Chomintra, M (2023, February 9–11). The Student Research Paper as a Site of Resistance: Using Feminist Pedagogy to Dismantle Systemic Knowledge Politics. AAC&U 2023 General Education, Pedagogy, and Assessment Conference, New Orleans, LA, United States.
Alvarez, B., Chomintra, M., Raub, C., Tucker, C.E. (2022, November 10–13). Reproductive Health at the Reference Desk: Connecting Library Users to Information Through Activism and Advocacy. NWSA 2022 Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN, United States.
Chomintra, M. (2021). Identifying Subordinate Power Dynamics within Information Literacy Instruction. [Poster Presentation]. The Librarian’s Association of the University of California, Berkeley. https://sites.google.com/berkeley.edu/lauc-b-conference-2021/posters
Chomintra, M. (2021). Conducting Feminist Centered Socially Just Information Literacy Instruction. [Conference Presentation]. New Orleans Information Literacy Instruction Collective, August 2-5, 2021, New Orleans, LA.
Chomintra, M. (2020). Utilizing ArcGIS Story Maps for more Impactful Service Learning. [Invited Talk]. Tulane University Center for Public Service Faculty Series.
Chomintra, M., Kearney, C., & Knowlton, S. (2019). Making Sense of Ones and Zeroes: mapping out digital and data services step by step. [Conference Presentation]. Louisiana Academic Library Conference