Preliminary Program

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PRELIMINARY PROGRAM – SUBJECT TO CHANGE
MONDAY, JULY 13
8:00 AM Registration and Volunteer Desk Opens
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM PLENARY SESSION 1
McKeldin Library Special Events Room, 6th Floor Rm. 6137

Opening and Welcome

KEYNOTE LECTURE

Elizabeth Yakel
University of Michigan School of Information

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM COFFEE BREAK
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Concurrent Sessions Hornbake Library, Basement Level
 

Session 1

Perspectives on Archives and Human Rights

Social Justice and Information Research: The Growing Focus on Social Justice in Archival Research and Library Research, and What They Can Teach Each Other / Paul T. Jaeger (University of Maryland)

Rights in Records: the Implementation Challenge / Sue McKemmish (Monash University)

Collections that Counter Symbolic Annihilation: Uncovering the Affective Impact of Community Archives / Michelle Caswell (UCLA)

Session 2

Archival Education in the Digital Age

Preparing the Next Generation of Records and Information Management Professionals? / Donald Force (University of Wisconsin Milwaukee)

To What Extent Does the Curriculum at Higher Learning Institutions in South Africa Embrace Records Stored in Networked Environments? / Mpho Ngoepe (University of South Africa)

Bringing Digital Curation Projects Into the Archives Classroom: Approaches and Strategies / Richard Marciano and Michael Kurtz (University of Maryland)

Session 3

Contextualizing Archival Practices and Traditions

Writing Social History of Socialist Yugoslavia: The Archival Perspective / Vladan Vukliš (University of Banja Luka)

Translated Versions of the Dutch Manual and Their Influences; Especially the Chinese Case / Shigekazu Yanagimachi (Kyushu University)

The Affective Archivist: The Multidirectional Affective Interplay Between Archivist and Collections / Luke Bohanon (UCLA)

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM LUNCH BREAK
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM Concurrent Sessions Hornbake Library, Basement Level
 

Special
Session 1

Grant Opportunities for Archives

Program Officers from IMLS and NEH will provide an overview of various funding opportunities in the field.
Session 4

Archives and the Body

Testimony, Abjection and the Texture of Torture / Mario H. Ramirez (UCLA)

“Eugen Sandow, a Titan in Muscle and Thews”: the Victorian Freak Show Strongman and His Twentieth-Century Queer Archival Bodies / Ann Garascia (UC Riverside)

Archival Bodies as Nomadic Subjects: (Un)Becomings & Reconfigurations / Jamie Lee (University of Arizona)

Session 5

Studies in Social Media

@Archivist_Community: Social Network Analysis and Archivists on Twitter / Edward Benoit III (Louisiana State University) and Jennifer Stevenson (University of Wisconsin Milwaukee)

(In)visible Colleges: Discourses from the Digital Humanities Blogosphere / Matt Burton (University of Pittsburgh)

From Transaction to Interaction: The Shifting Nature of Government Recordkeeping in an Age of Social Media / Christopher Colwell (University of Technology, Sydney)

Workshop 1

Personal Digital Archives

Personal Information Management and Personal Digital Archiving (Part 1) / Vanessa Reyes (Simmons College)

Workshop 2

Developing Audiovisual Archives Curriculum

Retooling the Archival Workforce (Part 1) / Snowden Becker (University of Texas Austin), Janet Ceja (University of Arizona), and Karen Gracy (Kent State University)
3:30 PM – 4:00 PM COFFEE BREAK
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM Concurrent Sessions Hornbake Library, Basement Level
 

Workshop 1

Personal Digital Archives

Personal Information Management and Personal Digital Archiving (Part 2) / Vanessa Reyes (Simmons College)
Workshop 2

Developing Audiovisual Archives Curriculum

Retooling the Archival Workforce (Part 2) / Snowden Becker (University of Texas Austin), Janet Ceja (University of Arizona), and Karen Gracy (Kent State University)

Session 6

 Pedagogical Approaches

Considering Memory in the Teaching of Archives: A Survey and Analysis of Memory Studies Pedagogy in the United States / Jeannette Bastian (Simmons College)

Migrating Memories: Diaspora, Archives and Human Rights / Anne J. Gilliland (UCLA) and Hariz Halilovich (Monash University)

Session 7

Access to Government Archives

State Archival Law in 2015: A Content Analysis of Statute and Comparative Study of Statutory Change / Eleanor Mattern (University of Pittsburgh)

If Submissiveness Ceased It Would be All Over with Lordship / James Lowry (University College London)

Selection for Digitization by Private Companies: Partnerships or Encroachments on Appraisal Practice? / Adam Kriesberg (University of Maryland)

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Opening Reception – Hornbake Library Main Lobby
TUESDAY, JULY 14
8:00 AM Registration and Volunteer Desk Opens
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM PLENARY SESSION 2
McKeldin Library Special Events Room, 6th Floor Rm. 6137

eGOVERNMENT: Implications on the Archival Sphere

John Bertot
University of Maryland College of Information Studies
Center for Information Policy and Access Center (iPAC)

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM COFFEE BREAK
11:00 PM – 12:30 PM Concurrent Sessions Hornbake Library, Basement Level
 

Special
Session 2

 NARA Challenges and Needs

NARA: An Executive View of the Challenges and Needs of the US National Archives / Chief Operating Officer William (Jay) Bosanko, Chief Records Officer of the US Government Paul Wester, Chief Innovation Officer Pamela Wright, IT Specialist for Research Services Bob Spangler, and External Affairs Liaison Meg Phillips (Moderator)

Session 8

 Archives, Records, and Human Rights

Off the Record: The Production of Silence in the Guatemalan National Police / Tamy Guberek (University of Michigan)

Embodying, Performing, and Moving the Record: Artistic Interventions in the Archives / Kathy Carbone (UCLA)

The Impact of Accessing Records on Care-Leavers / Wendy M. Duff (Presenter), Heather MacNeil, Karolina Zuchniak, and Janel Cheng (University of Toronto)

Session 9

Digital Preservation

Break-up Letters and the Cold Shoulder from Blogademia / Carolyn Hank (University of Tennessee, Knoxville)

Of Parts and Wholes: Revisiting the Significant Properties of Digital Objects through the Lens of Design / Kari Kraus (University of Maryland)

 

Session 10

Studies in Records Creation

Emergence: Archivists’ Engagement with New Documentary Forms / Robert Riter (University of Alabama)

The Creation of Records Using Software as a Service (SaaS) Applications: A Contextual View / Weimei Pan (University of British Columbia)

Study in Documents and the Modern Diplomatic / Eliot Wilczek (Simmons College)

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM LUNCH BREAK
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM Concurrent Sessions Hornbake Library, Basement Level
 

Session 11

 Archival Description and Access Systems

Archival Description in a New Technology Environment / Jinfang Niu (University of South Florida)

Controlled Vocabularies: Why Archives Need Them More Than Ever? / Zdenka Semlič Rajh (University of Ljubljana)

Infrastructure for Supporting Exploration and Discovery in Web Archives / Jimmy Lin (University of Maryland)

Session 12

Archives and Cultural Contexts

Recordkeeping in the CNMI: A Case for Consideration of Cultural and Political Contexts, along with Economic Urgency / Cecilia Salvatore (Dominican University)

Curriculum Development for Archives and Records Management in Thailand: the Challenge of an Emerging Profession / Waraporn Poolsatitiwat (University of Liverpool)

Development of Innovative Talents Cultivation Mode on Archival Education in China / Bing Zhang, Ning Zhang, and Qing Ma (Renmin University of China)

Session 13

Perspectives on Visual Archives

Studying the Visual Epistemologies of Digitization: A Theoretical and Methodological Framework / Zack Lischer-Katz (Rutgers University)

Limitations and Improvements in the Archival Management of Photographs / Gina Rappaport (University of Maryland)

Describing Photographs Using the KBI Theory / Melvin Hale (Emporia State University)

Workshop 3

Options for Practitioner-Academics

You Don’t Have to Be a Professor: a Workshop Exploring Alternate Career Paths (Part 1) / Kimberly Anderson (Iowa State University), Christopher Colwell (University of Technology, Sydney), Andrew Lau (University of Maryland/UCLA Extension), and Tonia Sutherland (University of Pittsburgh)
3:30 PM – 4:00 PM COFFEE BREAK
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM Concurrent Sessions Hornbake Library, Basement Level
  Workshop 3

Options for Practitioner- Academics

You Don’t Have to Be a Professor: a Workshop Exploring Alternate Career Paths (Part 2) / Kimberly Anderson (Iowa State University), Christopher Colwell (University of Technology, Sydney), Andrew Lau (University of Maryland/UCLA Extension), and Tonia Sutherland (University of Pittsburgh)
Session 14

Methods and Approaches to Study Archives

The Relationship Between People and Recorded Knowledge: Insights from Ethnomethodology / Ciaran Trace (University of Texas Austin)

Crossing the Three-Wire Bridge: Mediating Methodologies Between Communities / Belinda Battley (Monash University)

“We Care! Do You?”: ACT UP Records, Feminist Ethics, and Radical Care / Marika Cifor (UCLA)

Session 15

Examinations of Digital Archives 

President Barack Obama’s Birth Certificate is Trustworthy: An Empirical Investigation of User Digitized Archival Document Trustworthiness Perception / Devan Donaldson (Indiana University)

Archival Realism in Digital History Projects / David Kim (Occidental College)

 

Session 16

Archival History

Thomas Jefferson and the Art of Recordkeeping of His Time / Jane Zhang (Catholic University of America)

Trailblazer: Harold T. Pinkett, Archivist-Historian / Alex Poole (Drexel University)

Industrial History Through Collection Genres: The Origins and Early History of Manuscript Collections at the Hagley Museum and Library / Erik Nordberg (Michigan Technological University)

6:00 PM –  8:00 PM Mentoring Dinners
WEDNESDAY, JULY 15
8:00 AM Registration and Volunteer Desk Opens
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM PLENARY SESSION 3
McKeldin Library Special Events Room, 6th Floor Rm. 6137

GREEN-SCREENERS: Locating the Literary History of Word Processing

Matthew G. Kirschenbaum
University of Maryland Department of English 
Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH)

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM COFFEE BREAK
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Concurrent Sessions Hornbake Library, Basement Level
 

Session 17

Access, Classification, and Privacy

Reimagining Archival Access: Building Search Engines for the Archival Enterprise / Douglas W. Oard (University of Maryland)

Who Controls the Bits: Enabling Access to Authentic Born-Digital Records while Protecting Sensitive Data / Cal Lee (University of North Carolina Chapel Hill)

Looking at Classified Information: Archival Infrastructure as Cultural Technique / Stacy Wood (UCLA)

Session 18

Perspectives on Being an Archival Academic

Talking is Very Old, Writing is Not: Archival Writing and Personal Strategies / Richard Cox (University of Pittsburgh)

Negotiating a Career as an Archival Academic / Sigrid McCausland (Charles Sturt University)

The Contribution of Archival Studies to the i-School Movement? / Gregory Leazer (UCLA)

Workshop 4

Digital Humanities

#BlackLivesMatter @Maryland: The Ferguson Twitter Archive and Using Social Media in Humanities Research (Part 1) / Edward H. Summers, Trevor Muñoz, and Porter Olsen (Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities); Matt Burton (University of Pittsburgh)
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM LUNCH BREAK
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM Concurrent Sessions Hornbake Library, Basement Level
 

Workshop 4

Digital Humanities

#BlackLivesMatter @Maryland: The Ferguson Twitter Archive and Using Social Media in Humanities Research (Part 2) / Edward H. Summers, Trevor Muñoz, and Porter Olsen (Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities); Matt Burton (University of Pittsburgh)

Session 19

Issues in Moving Image Archives

Authenticity and Value In Situ: A Case Study of Appraisal and Preservation Practices of Digital Moving Image Archives / Asen O. Ivanov (University of Toronto)

Film Archives at Moments of Crisis: The Sporadic Development of Motion Picture Preservation in the United States / Brian Real (University of Maryland)

Developing a Pedagogical Framework to Prepare Archives Professionals for Effective Management of Audiovisual Archives / Karen F. Gracy (Kent State University)

Session 20

Data Curation

Open Government, Government Administrative Data and the Record Keeping Role in the UK: New Research / Elizabeth Shepherd (University College London)

Data Sharing Across Disciplines: Communicating About Data in an Interdisciplinary Research Group / Morgan Daniels (Vanderbilt University)

The Concept of Provenance as Portrayed in Traditional Archives, Digital and Data Curation, and Computer Science, or How Archivists Can Talk to Each Other and Still Talk to Technologists / Lorraine Richards (Drexel University)

Session 21

Race, Gender, and Archives

Out of the Archival Closet: Opening the Historical Record to Black Lesbian Lives / Dalena Hunter (UCLA)

Speaking the Unspeakable: Sexual Disclosures in Chicano Oral Archives / Robb Hernandez (UC Riverside)

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM COFFEE BREAK
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Poster Session Hornbake Library, Main Lobby

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Faculty Working Meeting
THURSDAY, JULY 16
8:00 AM Registration and Volunteer Desk Opens
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM PLENARY SESSION 4
McKeldin Library Special Events Room, 6th Floor Rm. 6137

PRODUCT OR PROCESS? Creating Pathways and Catalyzing Adventure in the Archives with the Smithsonian Transcription Center

Meghan Ferriter
Smithsonian Transcription Center

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM COFFEE BREAK
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Concurrent Sessions Hornbake Library, Basement Level
 

Session 22

Participatory Archiving

Connecting the Disconnected: Developing a Participatory Archival Design Methodology / Joanne Evans (Monash University)

Beyond Folksonomies: Assessing the ‘Participatory Turn’ in Archival Studies / Patricia Garcia (UCLA)

Disaster and Dissent: Participatory Action Research and the Community Archive / Virginia Luehrsen (University of Texas Austin)

Session 23

Evaluating Archives in Digital Space

Retrospective Technological Biography and Temporal Change in the Infrastructure of Personal Digital Recordkeeping / Patricia Galloway (University of Texas Austin)

The Embedded Archivist: The Case of the Collaborative for Historical Information and Analysis / Tonia Sutherland (University of Pittsburgh)

The “Right to be Forgotten” in the Public and Private Records of Google / Safiya Noble (UCLA)

Workshop 5

Masters Level Education Curriculum

Workshop on Archival Studies Masters Degree Curriculum (Part 1) / Paul Conway (University of Michigan)
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM LUNCH BREAK
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM Concurrent Sessions Hornbake Library, Basement Level
 

Workshop 5

Masters Level Education Curriculum

Workshop on Archival Studies Masters Degree Curriculum (Part 2) / Paul Conway (University of Michigan)

Session 24

Interrogating Digital Archives

Putting Public Controversy to Work: Smartphone Architecture and the Archival Profession / Roderic Crooks (UCLA)

The Archival Reference Knowledge Framework as an Assessment Tool for University Archives Websites / Jonathan Dorey (McGill University)

In Interfaces We Trust? Exploring Preservation of Personal Financial Information Among Young Adults / Robert Douglas Ferguson (McGill University)

Session 25

Understanding Archives in Museums

Researching Archival Environment: Methodology / Tamara Štefanac (University of Zagreb)

20 Questions, Artifact Edition: Understandings of Provenance in Museums and Archives / Sarah Buchanan (University of Texas Austin)

Archivists and Digital Asset Managers: Collisions from a Museum Context / Anthony Cocciolo (Pratt Institute)

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM COFFEE BREAK
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM PLENARY SESSION 5
McKeldin Library Special Events Room, 6th Floor Rm. 6137

CLOSING

PANEL ON THE FUTURE OF AERI AND THE FUTURE OF ARCHIVAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH
Junior archival scholars, Michelle Caswell, Joanne Evans, and Lorraine Richards will present their perspectives on the future of AERI and archival education and scholarship

FRIDAY, JULY 17

FIELD TRIP SITES:

5.1.2 

Archives II

MSC

Smithsonian’s Museum Support Center (MSC)
National Anthropological Archives (NAA)