June 2 - June 3


Building Community. Equitable. Antiracist.

Emerging from and moving beyond the pandemic, connecting and building equitable and antiracist communities is top of mind. The need is pressing on our campuses and in our online and digital spaces. SAVE THE DATES of June 2-3 (arrival day June 1st) to join LACOL colleagues for the consortium-wide gathering on the beautiful campus of Davidson College in Davidson, North Carolina. 

The LACOL 2022 Call for Presenters is coming soon and we want to hear from you! Faculty, staff and students of LACOL will be invited to submit a proposal in order to share their practices, experiences, digital projects, and findings related to the workshop theme: ‘Beyond the Pandemic, Building Equitable and Antiracist Communities’. Session types will include short talks, roundtable discussions, and poster presentations on topics including, but not limited to:

  • Inclusive pedagogy

  • Alternative assessment

  • Trauma-informed teaching

  • Pedagogy of care

  • Diversifying the curriculum

  • Expanding access

  • Fostering social justice

  • Collaborating for change

  • Building community

  • Experiential and service learning 

  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion

  • Data Science

  • Digital Scholarship 

  • Digital ethics

Information on Registration, the Call for Presenters, and logistics will be shared with the LACOL community in early 2022. If you have any questions, please email
LACOL 2022 Keynote 

 Professor Kim T.   


Kim Gallon is an Associate Professor of History at Purdue University. Her work investigates the cultural dimensions, including race and medicine, of the Black Press in the early twentieth century. She is the author of a number of articles and essays as well as the book, Pleasure in the News: African American Readership and Sexuality in the Black Press (University of Illinois Press, 2020). 

Gallon is also the author of the field defining article, “Making a Case for the Black Digital Humanities” and the founder and director of two black digital humanities projects: The Black Press Research Collective and COVID Black 

She also works in instructional and e-learning design to develop curricula for secondary, higher education, and adult learners. Her most recent work in this area includes working with the American Medical Association to develop e-learning modules on the history of race and medicine.

Gallon is the recipient of fellowships and grants from the American Council of Learned Societies, National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Spencer Foundation for her work in the black digital humanities and adult education.

LACOL is a partnership of Amherst College, Bowdoin College, Bryn Mawr College,
Carleton College, Davidson College, Hamilton College, Haverford College, Swarthmore College, Vassar College, Washington and Lee University, and Williams College.
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