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Tuesday, September 1 • 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Q&A Session for S10 - Challenging Silences and Biases in the Historical Record

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This is a live Q&A discussion with the speakers of this pre-recorded, on-demand session.


This Q&A session is a free event! RSVP required for Zoom security.

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Session Description
How can we as archivists create a better future by addressing deficiencies in the collections we steward and in the historic record more broadly? This session invites attendees to imagine that future, discuss the role and power of archivists, and conceptualize resources for work in this area. Originally envisioned as an interactive, in-person session, we are now offering two case studies and a response in the hope of inspiring meaningful conversations in the online Q&A and beyond.

Morse: Bias, the Course: Challenging Undergraduate Students to Rethink University History
Amos: Archivist Disruption: Actively Decentering the Legacy of Collection Silences
Koffler: The People Behind the Records: The Shubert Early Employees Project

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Karen Walton Morse

Director of Distinctive Collections, URI
Karen Walton Morse is the head of special collections at the Univ. of Rhode Island. She holds an MSI from the Univ. of Michigan and has previously worked for Historic Hudson Valley and the Univ. at Buffalo (SUNY). Pronouns: she/her/hers.

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Helice Koffler

Processing Archivist, The Shubert Archive
Helice has been the Processing Archivist for the Shubert Archive since 2015 and editor of its annual publication, "The Passing Show," since last year. Prior to this position, she worked at the University of Washington in Seattle. Other past employment includes stints with the New... Read More →
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Racine Amos

Interim Archivist for Student Life & Engagement and Equity Librarian, Penn State University

Tuesday September 1, 2020 2:00pm - 2:30pm CDT
Live Only (Not Recorded)