AERI 2009 Conference Schedule

July 6

9:00 am – 12:00 pm Introductory and Plenary Session. Overview and goal setting for the Institute

  • Introductory Remarks. Dr. Anne Gilliland, UC Los Angeles, Department of Information Studies
  • Plenary Speaker. Dr. Terry Cook, U. of Manitoba, Department of History, Archival Studies Program
  • Discussion

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Mentoring Session A, B, C, D

July 7

8:00 am – 4:00 pm Curriculum and Pedagogy Seminar A: Developing Culturally Sensitive Archival Curriculum.

Chairs: Dr. Anne Gilliland, UC Los Angeles, Department of Information Studies and Dr. Tyrone Howard, UC Los Angeles, Department of Education

Curriculum and Pedagogy Seminar B: Curriculum Development in Digital Humanities and Archival Studies. De Neve B-3 Lounge

Chairs: Dr. Joshua Sternfeld, UC Los Angeles, Center for Information as Evidence, Dr. Johanna Drucker, UC Los Angeles, Department of Information Studies, and Stephen Davison, UC Los Angeles, Digital Library.

Curriculum and Pedagogy Seminar C: Digital Curation Curriculum Development.

Chairs: Dr. Helen Tibbo and Dr. Cal Lee, UNC, Chapel Hill, School of  Information and Library Science

6:30 – 8:30 pm

Reports back about curriculum development from Tuesday sessions

July 8

GROUP A: Getty Museum

9:30 am – 12:15 am Tours of the Getty Conservation Institute

1:45 – 2:00 Division into two groups

2:00 – 2:45 Tours of Getty Research Institute Labs and Storage

3:00 – 3:45 Tours of Getty Research Institute Labs and Storage

3:45 – 4:30 Opportunity to view the grounds and gardens

4:30 – 5:00 Bus transportation

GROUP B: Ethnic and Community Archives

9:00 am – 10:30 am Braun Research Library

11:00 am – 12:30 pm  The ONE Archive

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch at the historic Clifton’s Cafeteria 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm 

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm Southern California Library 

BOTH GROUPS: Dinner at the Mayme Clayton Library and Museum

5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Social Hour, Dinner, Entertainment

July 9

9:00 am – 12:30 pm Methodology Workshop A – Research Methodologies for Community Engagement: Disparate Ideas as Opportunities to Enhance Understanding.

Dr. Joanne Evans, U. of Melbourne, eScholarship Research Centre (ESRC) / Monash U., Center for Organizational and Social Informatics (COSI); Shannon Faulkhead, Monash U.; School of Information Management and Systems; Frank Upward, Monash U., Center for Organizational and Social Informatics (COSI)

A discussion of interdisciplinary methods for engendering community engagement and participation in archival science and systems research.

Methodology Workshop B – Ethnographic Methods.

Dr. Ciaran B. Trace, U. of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Library & Information Sciences and Dr. Kalpana Shankar, Indiana U., School of Informatics.

9:00 am – 10:30 am  Paper Session A. Faculty and Student Presentations

Chair, Dr. Richard Cox, U. of Pittsburgh, School of Information Sciences

  • Dr. Jeanette Bastian, Simmons College, Graduate School of Library and Information Science
  • Dr. Elizabeth Shepherd, U. College London, Department of Information Studies. Research in Archives and Records Management
  • Susan Soy, UT Austin. Reflective Practice: Its Role in Archives and Archival Education
  • Kimberly Anderson, UC Los Angeles. Appraisal in the

―”Real World”: Self-Teaching and Peer-Learning Amongst Practitioners

Paper Session B. Faculty and Student Presentations.

Chair, Dr. Joshua Sternfeld, UC Los Angeles, Center for Information as Evidence

    • Dr. Steve Ricci, UC Los Angeles, Moving Image Archive Studies, Department of Film, Television, and Digital Media, Department of Information Studies. Saving, Rebuilding, or

Making: Archival (Re) Constructions in Moving Image Archives

    • Amelia Abreu, U. of Washington. Call and Response: Archives and Emerging Genres
    • Dr. Karen Gracy, Kent State, School of Library and Information Science. De Facto Archiving: The Use of Social Networking Sites for Moving Image Collection Building and Preservation
    • Snowden Becker, UT Austin. Watching the Detectives: Police Management of Audiovisual Evidence
    • Jessie Lymn, University of Technology, Syndey. Challenging the Archive from the Inside and Out

11:00 am – 12:30 pm  Paper Session C. Faculty and Student Presentations

Chair, Lori Lindberg, UC Los Angeles

    • Kathleen Fear, U. of Michigan. User Evaluation of Dublin Core Metadata in Image Collections.
    • Jennifer Bunn, U. College London. Multiple Narratives, Multiple Views: Exploring the Shift from Paper to Digital Archival Description
    • Dr. Jean Dryden, U. of Maryland, College of Information Studies. Copyright in the Real World: Making Archival Material Available on the Internet
    • Dharma Akmon, U. of Michigan. Copyright Clearance in the Digital Archive
    • Morgan Daniels, U. of Michigan. Student Users of archives: An Analysis of Recent Survey Data

Paper Session D. Faculty and Student Presentations

Chair, Kimberly Anderson, UC Los Angeles

    • Jan Fernhout, U. of Amsterdam. Archivists as Scientists? An Analysis of Archival Work in the 17th and 18th Century and its Significance for Archival Science and Scientific

Thinking in the Period

    • Laura Helton, New York U. Variations on – “Use”: The Archive in Imagination, Circulation, and Association in 1920s Harlem
    • Dr. Eun Park, McGill U., School of Information Studies.

Optimizing Digital Archives in the Social Contexts

    • Kate Colligan, U. of Pittsburgh

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm General Session: Understanding the Changing Role and Nature of the University and Faculty Expectations

Dr. Richard Cox, U. of Pittsburgh, School of Information Sciences

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm General Session: Infrastructure Needs for Building Archival Research Within the Academy

Dr. Sue McKemmish, Monash U., Faculty of Information Technology

Topics for discussion to include ranking scholarly and professional journals; sustaining archival education programs; building new cohorts of educators and researchers; international collaboration

5:30 pm – 9:00 pm Poster Session and Buffet Dinner

#1: Dr. Bruce Ambacher, U. of Maryland, College of Information Studies. Developing Trusted Digital Repositories

#2: Heather Bowden, UNC Chapel Hill. Assessing Need for an Automated File Format Obsolescence Notification System for Medium-sized Digital Archives

#3: Sarah Buchanan, UC Los Angeles. The Bruin Archives Project: An Evaluation and Development Plan for Documenting Student Life

#4: Janet Ceja, U. of Pittsburgh. Film Preservation Training in Cuba

#5: Dr. Richard Cox, U. of Pittsburgh, School of Information Science. Lester J. Cappon and the Diary as Archives

#6: Yanan Du, UC Los Angeles. Research and Practice in Electronic Records Management in China

#8: Yang Hongyan, Renmin U. Functions of Catalog System in China‘s EGovernment

#9: Trond Jacobsen and Ricardo Punzalan, U. of Michigan. Invoking ‘Collective Memory’: Mapping the Emergence of a Concept in Archival Science

#10: Yang Jiekun, Renmin U. Enacted Government Information Openness Decree and Enacting Privacy Law in China

#11: Allison B. Krebs, U. of Arizona. American Indian Records Repository: Linking Arms or Burying Evidence

#12: Dr. Francesca Marini, U. of British Columbia, School of Library, Archival, and Information Studies. Documenting and Researching the Performing Arts

#13: Helen McManus, UC Los Angeles. Recording Pregnancy in the United States

#14: Sarah Ramdeen, UNC Chapel Hill. Qualitative Study of Data Preservation Practices at State Geological Surveys

#15: Hea Lim Rhee, U. of Pittsburgh. Issues in Graduate Archival Education Programs in South Korea

#16: Dr. Ciaran Trace, U. of Wisconsin, School of Library and Information Studies

#17: Dr. Elizabeth Yakel, U. of Michigan, School of Information.

Polar Bear Expedition Digital Collection

July 10

9:00 am – 12:30 pm Discussion Session A: Getting Published in Scholarly Journals

Chair, Dr.Elizabeth Yakel, U. of Michigan, School of Information

    • Dr. Richard Cox, U. of Pittsburgh, School of Information Sciences
    • Dr. Terry Cook, U. of Manitoba Archival Studies Program
    • Sue McKemmish, Monash U., Faculty of Information Technology
    • Andrew Lau, UC Los Angeles

Discussion Session B: Ethnic Studies and Archival Research: Voices and Footprints

Chair, Dr. Clara Chu, UC Los Angeles, Department of Information Studies

    • Yolanda Alaniz, Los Angeles Public Library
    • Eloisa Borah, UC Los Angeles, Rosenfeld Library
    • Alejandro Lee, Central Washington University, Foreign Languages
    • Marjorie Lee, UC Los Angeles, Asian American Studies Center Library
    • Leah Kerr, Mayme Clayton Library and Archives
    • Patrick Polk, UC Los Angeles, World Arts and Cultures
    • Liza Posas, Autry National Center
    • Dan Tsang, UC Irvine Library
    • Zuoyue Wang, Cal Poly Pomona, History

1:30 pm – 5:00 pm Methodology Workshop C: A Costing Model for Archives

Dr. Robert M. Hayes, UC Los Angeles, Department of Information Studies

Methodology Workshop D: Conducting and Archiving Oral Histories

Dr. Teresa Barnett, UC Los Angeles, Center for Oral History Research

1:30 – 3:00 pm: Paper Session E. Faculty and Student Presentations

Chair, Dr. Sue McKemmish, Monash U., Faculty of Information

    • Dr. Joanne Evans, Melbourne U., eScholarship Research Centre (ESRC) / Monash U., Center for Organizational and Social Informatics (COSI). Healthy Hothouses – Addressing Challenges and Creating Opportunities for Recordkeeping Research
    • Richard Hollinger, U. of Amsterdam. Factors Affecting the Retention of Electronic Documents in the Workplace
    • Frank Upward, Monash U. Community Research and the Flicker of the Continuum
    • Dr. Ross Harvey, Simmons College, Graduate School of Library and Information Science. The DCC Curation Lifecycle as a Framework for Teaching Digital Preservation
    • Andrew Lau, UC Los Angeles. Technologized Memories: Identity Formation, Migration Testimony and Psychic Stakes

Paper Session F. Faculty and Student Presentations

Chair, Dr. Wendy Duff, U. of Toronto, Faculty of Information

    • Jane Zhang, Simmons College. The Dutch Manual & the Evolution/Revolution of Archival Theory and Practice
    • Dr. Anne Gilliland, UC Los Angeles, Department of Information Studies. Reflections on Metadata in a Global, Digital World
    • Eunha Youn, UC Los Angeles. Standardization of archival description in Korea: Examining the adoption of ISAD(G)
    • Dr. Mirna Willer, U. of Zadar, Department of Library and Information Science. Teaching Metadata and Interoperability at the Department of Library and Information Sciences, University of Zadar, Croatia
    • Lori Lindberg, UC Los Angeles. Electronic Minds, Paper Records: Modifying and Extending Archival Descriptive

Standards for Digital Records

3:30 – 5:00 pm: Paper Session G. Faculty and Student Presentations

Chair, Andrew Lau, UC Los Angeles

    • Amber Cushing, UNC Chapel Hill. How We See Ourselves in our Stuff: Sense of Self in Digital Objects and Personal Digital Archiving
    • Sarah Kim, UT Austin. Personal Digital Archives and the Archival Profession
    • Dr. Donghee Sinn, SUNY Albany, Department of Information Studies. Personal Records on the Web: Who‘s in charge of archiving? Me, Hotmail, or Archivists?
    • Vivian Wong, UC Los Angeles. Documenting “Home” in the Diaspora: Memory, Records, and Identity

Paper Session H. Faculty and Student Presentations

Chair, Dr. Kelvin White, U. of Oklahoma, School of Library and Information Studies

    • Rebecca Dean, UC Los Angeles. Archiving Resistance: Feminism and Postcoloniality
    • Liladhar Pendse, UC Los Angeles. “Decolonizing” Colonial Periodicals: Preserving or Destroying the Information Past?
    • Francesca Guerra, San Jose State U. Managing Human Rights Knowledge and the Politics of Archiving Global Conflicts
    • Joel Blanco-Rivera, U. of Pittsburgh. From Truth Commissions to Transnational Trials: Archives and Transitional Justice in Latin America
    • Trond Jacobsen, U. of Michigan. Evidence of Conquest: Archives and the Federal Acknowledgment Process

6:30 – 8:30 pm: Mentoring Session for Junior Faculty

July 11

9:00 am—10:30 am Grant-Writing Panel

Chair, Joel Wurl, National Endowment for the Humanities Senior Program Officer

    • Dr. Wendy Duff, U. of Toronto, Faculty of Information
    • Dr. Elizabeth Shepherd, College of London
    • Dr. Joanne Evans, University of Melbourne / Monash

9:00 am—12:00 pm Paper Session I. Faculty and Student Presentations

Chair: Rebecca Dean, UC Los Angeles

    • Shannon Faulkhead, Monash U. Koorie Archiving: Community and Records Working Together
    • Dr. Kelvin White, U. of Oklahoma, School of Library and Information Studies
    • Dr. Sue McKemmish, Monash U., Faculty of Information Technology. Indigenous Knowledge and the Archives: Embracing Multiple Ways of Knowing and Keeping
    • Ricardo Punzalan, U. of Michigan. “All Things We Cannot Articulate”: Archives and Commemoration in a Former Leper Colony in the Philippines
    • Lori Eakin, UNC Chapel Hill. A Community Ecology Approach to
    • Preservation Organizations: The Development of New Forms
    • Michelle Caswell, U. of Wisconsin, Madison. The Preservation of Khmer Rouge Documents: Environment, Security, and International Cooperation

10:45 – 12:00pm Discussion on Ethics

Led by Dr. Richard Cox, U. of Pittsburgh, School of Information Sciences

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Closing Plenary Session

Dr. Terry Cook, U. of Manitoba Archival Studies Program

3:30 – 5:00 pm Concluding Remarks with Dr. Anne Gilliland and AERI Program Committee

    • Kimberly Anderson, UC Los Angeles
    • Ruth Bayhylle, UC Los Angeles
    • Dr. Clara Chu, UC Los Angeles
    • Dr. Richard Cox, U. of Pittsburgh
    • Dr. Wendy Duff, U. of Toronto
    • Andrew Lau, UC Los Angeles
    • Lori Lindberg, UC Los Angeles
    • Dr. Steve Ricci, UC Los Angeles
    • Dr. Joshua Sternfeld, UC Los Angeles
    • Dr. Helen Tibbo, U. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
    • Dr. Kelvin White, Oklahoma U.
    • Dr. Tywanna Whorley, Simmons College
    • Dr. Elizabeth Yakel, U. of Michigan
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