emilie menzel

LIBRARIANSHIP PORTFOLIO

 

RESOURCE GUIDES

 

Collections of subject-specific resources, selected and arranged for distinct target audiences

RESOURCES FOR REBELLIOUS JOY

Curation of books, artwork, organizations, media, and music for beginning a creative exploration of the concept of rebellious joy.

Created to accompany Seventh Wave's themed 13th issue: Rebellious Joy

Rebellious Joy Resource Guide

TEEN COMMUNITY RESOURCE

 

Recommendations of local resources for teens living in Orange County, North Carolina

Community Resource

LIBRARIES FOR ASIAN AMERICAN PACIFIC ISLANDERS

 

Resources for youth librarians to educate their local communities about the history of discrimination toward the Asian American Pacific Islander and to support the Asian American Pacific Islander community.

 

Created in collaboration with Meredith Jeffers, Angelique Marrero, Constance Roberts, and Helen Sharma.

Libraries For AAPI

CONTEMPORARY FAIRY TALES LIBRARY GUIDE

Library guide website offering an introduction and entry-point to the field of contemporary fairy tales. Designed for communities without access to university library resources.

Fairy Tales For Today Library Guide

TEEN IDENTITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE

Digital resources for teens in the United States interested in exploring their own gender identities 

Created in collaboration with Esther Davis, Coco Casey, and Kari Spencer. Website design by Kari Spencer. Choose-your-resource illustrated by Coco Casey.

Teen Identity Development Resource

THE GRETEL

A digital library of gently haunted art and literature topics.

The Gretel is an exploration of the creative capacities of reference librarianship.

The Gretel

RECONSIDERING POCAHONTAS

Curation of books, articles, and websites that disrupt stereotyping narratives, add historical depth, and consider the often ignored complexity of the Pocahontas story.

Created for childhood educators & youth librarians.

Reconsidering Pocahontas
 

INFOGRAPHICS & HANDOUTS

 

Library resource informational flyers designed for distinct target audiences.

FAN FICTION INFOGRAPHIC

Zine about the possibilities of fan fiction, made for a teen audience

Fan Fiction Infographic

HANDS UP DISRUPT TEXTS GUIDE

 

Handout for parents and teachers to use when leading an engaged conversation around the picture book Hands Up! with a critical pedagogy framework.

Created in collaboration with Olivia J., Meredith Jeffers, and Kari Spencer. Handout graphic design by Emilie Menzel.

Hands Up Disrupt Texts Guide
 

LIBRARY WRITING

 

Essays on topics of librarianship, curation, collection, literary community, and library research

Kelly Starling Lyons

AUTHOR PROFILE

Artist profile of children's book author, Brown Bookshelf co-founder, and 2021 Piedmont Laureate Kelly Starling Lyons

Chapelboro

Fred Joiner profile

CURATOR PROFILE

Artist profile of Carrboro poet laureate and museum curator Fred Joiner.

Orange County Arts Commission

 

LITERACY EDUCATION

 

Composition and writing teaching experience and teaching philosophy

Artist deskspace

TEACHING PHILOSOPHY

Approach to teaching first year composition courses in an academic setting

University of Massachusetts Amherst Courses

UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS COURSES

 

Composition and creative writing courses taught at UMass Amherst. Descriptions of courses and teaching responsibilities.

Juniper Institute for Young Writers Courses

JUNIPER YOUNG WRITERS CONFERENCE COURSES

 

Creative writing workshops and craft sessions taught at JIYW. Descriptions of sessions and teaching responsibilities.