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MONDAY, JULY 13
8:30 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

Research Ecosystems and Archival Research 

Elizabeth Yakel
University of Michigan School of Information

MODERATOR: Wendy Duff (University of Toronto)

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM COFFEE BREAK
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM CONCURRENT SESSIONS Hornbake Library
 

Session 1

Perspectives on Archives and Human Rights
(HBK 0211) 

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)

MODERATOR: Jamie Lee (University of Arizona)

Session 2

Archival Education in the Digital Age
(HBK 0302H)

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)

MODERATOR: Sigrid McCausland (Charles Sturt University)

Session 3

Contextualizing Archival Practices and Traditions
(HBK 0302J)

 

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)

MODERATOR: Alex Poole (Drexel University)

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

LUNCH BREAK

1:30 PM – 2:00 PM

Optional tour of Maryland’s Special Collections and University Archives:

  • Born-Digital Workflows and a Demo of FRED (Forensic Recovery of Evidence Device)

Hornbake Library Main Lobby

2:00 PM –  3:30 PM CONCURRENT SESSIONS Hornbake Library
 

Special
Session 1

Grant Opportunities for Archives
(HBK 0211)

Program Officers from the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) will provide an overview of various funding opportunities in the field.

Jesse Johnston and Joshua Sternfeld (NEH)

Trevor Owens and Emily Reynolds (IMLS) 

MODERATOR: Joel Wurl (NEH)

Session 4

Archives and the Body
(HBK 0302H)

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)

MODERATOR: Rebecka Sheffield (University of Toronto)

Session 5

Studies in Social Media
(HBK 0302J) 

@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)

MODERATOR: Anthony Cocciolo (Pratt Institute)

Workshop 1

Personal Digital Archives
(MITH Conference Room)

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

Workshop 2

Developing Audiovisual Archives Curriculum
(HBK 3210)

Retooling the Archival Workforce (Part 1) / Snowden Becker (University of Texas Austin), Janet Ceja (Simmons College), and Karen Gracy (Kent State University)
3:30 PM –  4:00 PM COFFEE BREAK
4:00 PM –  5:30 PM CONCURRENT SESSIONS Hornbake Library
 

Workshop 1

Personal Digital Archives
(MITH Conference Room)

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

Developing Audiovisual Archives Curriculum
(HBK 3210) 

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

Session 6

 Pedagogical Approaches
(HBK 0302H)

 

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)

MODERATOR: James King (University of Pittsburgh)

Session 7

Access to Government Archives
(HBK 0302J)

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)

MODERATOR: Ann-Sofie Klareld (Mid Sweden University)

6:00 PM –  8:00 PM The Year in Review / Celebrating Accomplishments, Hornbake Library Main Lobby
TUESDAY, JULY 14
8:30 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 for the Archival Sphere

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

MODERATOR: Anne Gilliland (UCLA)

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM COFFEE BREAK
11:00 PM – 12:30 PM CONCURRENT SESSIONS Hornbake Library
 

Special
Session 2

 NARA Challenges and Needs
(HBK 0302J)

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, and IT Specialist for Research Services Bob Spangler (National Archives and Records Administration)

MODERATOR: Meg Phillips (External Affairs Liaison, NARA)

Session 8

 Archives, Records, and Human Rights
(HBK 0211) 

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)

MODERATOR: Ciaran Trace (University of Texas Austin)

Session 9

Digital Preservation
(MITH Conference Room)
 

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)

MODERATOR: Matt Burton (University of Pittsburgh)

 

Session 10

Studies in Records Creation
(HBK 0302H)

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

The Implications of Using Software as a Service (SaaS) Applications on Records Creation and Maintenance / Weimei Pan (University of British Columbia)

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

MODERATOR: Elizabeth Shepherd (University College London)

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

LUNCH BREAK

1:30 PM – 2:00 PM

Optional tour of Maryland’s Special Collections and University Archives

  • Digitization Center and Workflows
  • UMD/National Diet Library of Japan Partnership

Hornbake Library Main Lobby

2:00 PM –  3:30 PM CONCURRENT SESSIONS Hornbake Library
 

Session 11

 Archival Description and Access Systems
(HBK 0302H)

 

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)

MODERATOR: Karen Anderson (Mid Sweden University)

Session 12

Archives and Cultural Contexts
(HBK 0302J) 

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)

MODERATOR: Mpho Ngoepe (University of South Africa)

Session 13

Perspectives on Visual Archives
(MITH Conference Room)

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

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

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

MODERATOR: Karen Gracy (Kent State University)

Workshop 3

Options for Practitioner-Academics
(HBK 0211)

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 Alabama)
3:30 PM –  4:00 PM COFFEE BREAK
4:00 PM –  5:30 PM CONCURRENT SESSIONS Hornbake Library
  Workshop 3

Options for Practitioner- Academics
(HBK 0211)

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 Alabama)
Session 14

Methods and Approaches to Study Archives
(HBK 0302H)

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)

MODERATOR: Morgan Daniels (Vanderbilt University)

Session 15

Examinations of Digital Archives
(MITH Conference Room)  

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)

Stories of Impact: The Role of Narrative in Understanding the Value and Impact of Digital Collections / Diana Marsh (University of British Columbia) and Ricardo L. Punzalan (University of Maryland)

MODERATOR: Heather Ryan (University of Denver)

 

Session 16

Archival History
(HBK 0302J)

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)

MODERATOR: Richard Cox (University of Pittsburgh)

6:00 PM –  8:00 PM Mentoring Dinners
WEDNESDAY, JULY 15
8:30 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)

MODERATOR: Paul Conway (University of Michigan)

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM COFFEE BREAK
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM CONCURRENT SESSIONS Hornbake Library
 

Session 17

Access, Classification, and Privacy
(HBK 0302J)

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)

MODERATOR: Sue McKemmish (Monash University)

Session 18

Perspectives on Being an Archival Academic
(HBK 0302H)

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)

MODERATOR: Robert Riter (University of Alabama)

Workshop 4

Digital Humanities
(MITH Conference Room)

#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); and Bergis Jules (UC Riverside/EASP Scholar)
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

LUNCH BREAK

1:30 PM – 2:00 PM

Optional tour of Maryland’s Special Collections and University Archives

  • ArchivesSpace and Archival Description

(Hornbake Library Main Lobby)

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM CONCURRENT SESSIONS Hornbake Library
 

Workshop 4

Digital Humanities
(MITH Conference Room)

#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); and Bergis Jules (UC Riverside/EASP Scholar)

Session 19

Issues in Moving Image Archives
(HBK 0302J)

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)

MODERATOR: Lindsay Mattock (University of Iowa)

Session 20

Data Curation
(HBK 0302H)

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)

MODERATOR: Angela Murillo (University of North Carolina Chapel Hill)

Session 21

Race, Gender, and Archives
(HBK 0211)

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)

MODERATOR: David Kim (Occidental College)

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM

COFFEE BREAK AND ICE CREAM SOCIAL
Sponsored by the Center for the University of Maryland iSchool’s Advanced Study of Communities and Information (CASCI) and the (Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH)

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM

Optional tour of the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH)

  • Vintage Computer Collection and Digital Curation Work Station

(MITH, Hornbake Ground Floor)

4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

POSTER SESSION | CELEBRATING OUR AUTHORS Hornbake Library

Poster Session co-chairs, Michelle Caswell (UCLA) and Lorraine Richards Bornn (Drexel University) will announce the winners of the Poster Awards.

Professor Richard Cox (University of Pittsburgh) will lead the community in celebrating the accomplishments of our authors and will give brief remarks on the value of publishing in archival studies.

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Faculty Working Meeting / Student Working Meeting
THURSDAY, JULY 16
8:30 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

MODERATOR: Jeannette Bastian (Simmons College)

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM

COFFEE BREAK

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM CONCURRENT SESSIONS Hornbake Library
 

Session 22

Participatory Archiving
(HBK 0302J)

 

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)

MODERATOR: Edward Benoit III (Louisiana State University)

Session 23

Evaluating Archives in Digital Space
(HBK 0302H)

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 Alabama)

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

MODERATOR: Belinda Battley (Monash University)

Workshop 5

Masters Level Education Curriculum
(MITH Conference Room)  

Workshop on Archival Studies Masters Degree Curriculum (Part 1) / Paul Conway (University of Michigan)
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

LUNCH BREAK

1:30 PM – 2:00 PM

Optional tour of Maryland’s Special Collections and University Archives

  • Audiovisual Digitization
  • Peak at the WMUC (Campus Radio) Digitization Project

(Hornbake Library Main Lobby)

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM CONCURRENT SESSIONS Hornbake Library
 

Workshop 5

Masters Level Education Curriculum
(MITH Conference Room)  

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

Session 24

Interrogating Digital Archives
(HBK 0302J)

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)

MODERATOR: Amelia Acker (University of Pittsburgh)

Session 25

Understanding Archives in Museums
(HBK 0302H)

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

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)

MODERATOR: Pat Galloway (University of Texas Austin)

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM COFFEE BREAK
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM PLENARY SESSION 5 Hornbake Library (HBK 0211)
 

PANEL ON THE FUTURE OF AERI AND THE FUTURE OF ARCHIVAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH

Junior archival scholars, Michelle Caswell (UCLA), Joanne Evans (Monash University)Lorraine Richards (Drexel University), and a doctoral student representative will present their perspectives on the future of AERI and archival education and scholarship. Ricky Punzalan (University of Maryland) will moderate.

BEST PAPER AWARD ANNOUNCEMENT

CLOSING

FRIDAY, JULY 17

FIELD TRIP SITES: 

5.1.2 

Archives II

MSC

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