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Friday, July 28 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
503 - Intersectionality in Identity-Focused Archives

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Lightning talks focus on the complicated labor of making women's archival collections--and other identity-focused collections--more inclusive across the spectrum of gender, race, sexuality, and other markers of identity. Speakers share their personal experiences working with collections that focus on individuals and communities whose stories historically have been marginalized from the archival record.






Chair
avatar for Rosemary K. J. Davis

Rosemary K. J. Davis

Accessioning Archivist, Beinecke Library, Yale University
I am Accessioning Archivist for the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript | Library at Yale University. Prior to joining the Beinecke, I worked as a processing archivist at institutions including Amherst College and Duke University’s Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library. I received... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Itza A. Carbajal

Itza A. Carbajal

Consulting Archivist, LLILAS Benson
Itza is the daughter of Honduran parents, a native of New Orleans, and a child of Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath. She lives in Austin, Texas currently pursuing a Master of Science in Information Studies with a focus on archival management and digital records at the University... Read More →
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Kirsten Strigel Carter

Supervisory Archivist, FDR Presidential Library and Museum
Kirsten Strigel Carter is Supervisory Archivist at the FDR Presidential Library & Museum in Hyde Park, NY. She joined the National Archives in 2008 as the Library's Digital Archivist, and her professional interests include digitization, interface design, and inclusive access init... Read More →
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Stephanie Krauss

Master of Art in History/Master of Library and Information Science Candidate, Simmons College
I am currently a student at Simmons College, pursuing a master of art in history and a master of library science with an archival concentration. I focus on African American history and public memory. In my free time, I enjoy running, hiking, and other outdoor activities.
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Linda J. Long

Curator of Manuscripts, University of Oregon Libraries
Linda Long is the Curator of Manuscripts in Special Collections and University Archives in the University of Oregon Libraries.
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Elizabeth A. Novara

Curator, Historical Manuscripts, University of Maryland
Elizabeth A. Novara is the Curator, Historical Manuscripts at the University of Maryland Libraries, where she manages special collections related to state of Maryland history, historic preservation, and women's studies.
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Chloe Raub

Head of Archives and Special Collections, Newcomb College Institute of Tulane University
Chloe Raub is Head of Archives and Special Collections at Newcomb College Institute of Tulane University, Co-Chair Elect of the Women's Collections Section, and a SAA Representative to the ALA/SAA/AAM Joint Committee on Archives, Libraries and Museums. She is on the board of the LGBT... Read More →
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Nikki Lynn Thomas

Archivist for Collection Management, ​University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Nikki Lynn Thomas is the Archivist for Collection Management at UNC Charlotte where she supervises arrangement, description, and preservation functions for Special Collections and University Archives, as well as serving as the university's manuscripts curator and archivist.
avatar for Florence M. Turcotte

Florence M. Turcotte

Literary Manuscripts Archivist, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
Florence M. Turcotte is Literary Manuscripts Archivist in the Department of Special and Area Studies Collections at the University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries. She co-authored ARL’s SPEC Kit 296 “Public Services in Special Collections,” and wrote the chapter on outreach... Read More →
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Samantha Winn

Collections Archivist, International Archives of Women in Architecture, Virginia Tech
As Collections Archivist for Virginia Tech, Sam works with traditionally marginalized communities throughout the New River Valley. Her research explores issues related to displaced archives, born-digital design records, whiteness in archives, and comparative archival practice.


Friday July 28, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Oregon BR 201 Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE MLK, Jr. Blvd, Portland, OR 97232

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