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Friday, July 28 • 10:00am - 11:00am
402 - Identifying and Dismantling White Supremacy in Archives: Developing a Plan of Action

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In this session, we will collectively generate a concrete plan of action for identifying and dismantling white supremacy in archives. Participants will first read Peggy McIntosh's article, "White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack." We will then collectively generate a list of white privileges in archives. Then, for each privilege generated, we will brainstorm a concrete plan of action for dismantling that particular privilege. Participants will leave with an agenda they can start working on immediately.
Facilitator: Ricky Punzalan


Michelle Caswell

University of California, Los Angeles


Marika Cifor

Doctoral Candidate, UCLA
Marika Cifor is a PhD Candidate in Information Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), where she is also completing Certificates in Gender Studies and the Digital Humanities.
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Jamie A. Lee

Assistant Professor, University of Arizona
Jamie A. Lee is Assistant Professor in the iSchool at University of Arizona. She attends to critical archival theory/methodologies, media-making contexts, storytelling, and bodies. She is an IMLS Early Career Grant awardee and Haury Faculty Fellow.

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Ricardo L. Punzalan

Assistant Professor, College of Information Studies, University of Maryland
Dr. Punzalan is an assistant professor of archives and digital curation at the University of Maryland, College Park and the current Chair of SAA's Native American Archives Section. His research examines the social impact of access to digitized ethnographic archives.

Friday July 28, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
Oregon BR 201 Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE MLK, Jr. Blvd, Portland, OR 97232