Houghton Library: Who Cares?
A 75th Anniversary Symposium

We are grateful to everyone–the inspiring speakers and the engaged audience–who joined us for our symposium in Cambridge, Massachusetts to ask hard questions, consider legacies and futures, and grapple with our path forward through the lens of the question: who cares?

We look forward to sharing video of the proceedings soon and a print version is also forthcoming. #whocareshoughtonlib collects documentation of the thoughts and questions around the symposium on Twitter. The symposium was also documented by a great team of graphic facilitators from Collective Next. These careful listeners scribe in real time to help draw out themes and record happenings, we hope you enjoy the boards they created:

Registration Activity – What questions or concerns bring you to Who Cares?








Welcome and Keynote: Tom Hyry, Skip Gates, Jamaica Kincaid








Day Two – Opening Remarks: Sarah Thomas, Drew Faust









Day Two: Keynote: Johanna Drucker








Session One: How to Care 







Session Two: Taking Care








Session Three: I Care







Closing Remarks: Emilie Hardman