Ling Hwey Jeng, Ph.D., director of Texas Woman’s University School of Library and Information Studies, this month begins serving as president of Texas Library Association, the largest state library association in the country. Her term ends in April 2018.
Jeng’s career in library science education spans three decades. She has served on numerous committees within the TLA, the American Library Association and the Association of Library and Information Science Education.
The TLA is comprised of more than 7,000 members who work in public, school, academic and special libraries. For more information, visit www.txla.org.
Building on its successful first edition in 2015 that earned it the title of D Magazine’s “Best Worst Named Festival,” this year’s Medianale opens during #DallasArtsMonth on April 27 with a screening of a documentary about the legendary film artist and composer Tony Conrad, followed by a musical tribute at the Texas Theatre. On April 28 at The MAC and Ro2 Art, exhibitions by artists Eve LaFountain, Sean Miller and Ian Haig will open with a special night of performances by Kristin Reeves, Limited Hangout, Karine Fleurima and Therefore. On April 29 at Dallas Contemporary, there will be five programs of new experimental film and video works by national and international artists. April 30 at Nasher Sculpture Center the Medianale, in collaboration with Ultraseeing, will screen a selection of films titled Synesthésie curated by Frank Dufour and featuring a film by Scott Stark. Closing out the festival on April 30, the Medianale will host the 24th Dallas Ambient Music Nights at the MAC.