Conferences and Panels


Archer-Helke, Caitlin and Dr. Laura Ferrell. “Youth Literature and Education Students in an Online World.” Presentation for ILA Noon Network 26 January 2022. Available online.

Cooke, Nicole A., Jennifer Jacobs, Kellee Warren, Alice Son, Jarrett Dapier, & Caitlin Archer-Helke. “Diversifying Your Practice: The Benefits of Studying Cultural Competence.” Panel discussion at Illinois Library Association’s 2017 conference.

Archer-Helke, C. 11 April 2015. Accessible Options: Putting Learning Disabilities into Library School. Poster presented at 2015 Symposium on LIS Education, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Champaign, Illinois.

Archer-Helke, C. 9 April 2010. “Praising her Brains: Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz’s Use of Women of Intelligence,” First Annual Humanities, Power, and the Public Conference. Roosevelt University, Chicago, Illinois.


Member of organizing committee, “Libraries Under Siege: Censorship, Access, and Endurance in the Middle East,” International Committee of the GSLIS ALA Chapter panel discussion. 7 February 2014.

Conferences Attended

Library Conferences

Change is Good: You Go First! Leading Others to and through Change,” April 2, 2019. CARLI, University of Illinois at Chicago

Elements of Empowerment,” March 23-24, 2021

Illinois Library Association Annual Conference, October 22-24, 2019. Tinley Park.

Information Literacy Summit, April 5, 2019. Moraine Valley Community College

Other Conferences

Summer Writers’ Conference, August 9-11, 2018. Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois.

StoryStudio Chicago Writers’ Festival, October 5-6, 2019, Columbia College Chicago

StoryStudio Chicago Writers’ Festival, October 1-4, 2020.