AERI 2013 Conference Schedule

MONDAY, June 17

9:00 – 10:30am, PLENARY: Grand Challenges Research Report

Chair: Anne Gilliland, University of California, Los Angeles

Roderic Crooks and Morgan Currie, University of California, Los Angeles
Kathy Carbone, University of California, Los Angeles and CalArts

10:45 – 12:15pm 

Archives and Latin American Identity

Chair: Denise Anthony

“The Role of Archives in Post-Conflict Identity Formation in Latin America”
Mario Ramirez, University of California, Los Angeles and The Bancroft Library, U.C. Berkeley

“Freedom of Information in Latin America: An Archival Perspective”
Joel Blanco-Rivera, Simmons College

“Engaging Archives in Latin America: The Benson Collection’s Post-Custodial Model”
Christian Kelleher, Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection, University of Texas at Austin

Negotiations across Cultural Heritage Professions and Disciplines

Chair: Richard Cox

“Why Can’t Archivists be More like Librarians…and Vice Versa”
Jeannette Bastian and Patti Condon, Simmons College

“Complicated Collaboration: An Examination of the Relationship Between Records Managers and IT Professionals”
Trudi Wright, McGill University

“Museum Data Reuse: Objects, Metadata, and Interpretation”
Morgan Daniels, University of Michigan

“What’s in a Name: ‘Cultural Heritage’ and ‘Folklore'”
Cecilia Salvatore, Dominican University

12:15 – 2:00pm LUNCH BREAK

AERI 2014 Planning Committee Meeting
Chair: Richard Cox

2:00 – 3:30pm 

Recordkeeping Examined as Cultural Practice

Chair: Erik Borglund

“Developing Recordkeeping Cultures”
Gillian Oliver, Victoria University of Wellington

“Reading Records and Understanding Archivists through Ethnographic Research”
Sarah Buchanan, University of Texas at Austin

“The Case of the Toxic Release Inventory: Applying Archival Principles to Open Data”
Morgan Currie, University of California, Los Angeles

“War Defined by Recordkeeing Rules: An Analysis of US Advisor Province Reports from the Vietnam War”
Eliot Wilczek, Simmons College

What Do You Really Mean by That? Deepening the Meaning of Your Data: Discourse and Verbal Data Analysis workshop (Part I)

Jonathan Dorey, McGill University
Christopher Colwell, University of Technology, Sydney

3:45 – 5:00pm 

What Do You Really Mean by That? Deepening the Meaning of Your Data: Discourse and Verbal Data Analysis workshop (Part II)

Jonathan Dorey, McGill University
Christopher Colwell, University of Technology, Sydney

Kinship, Personal Archives, and Family Archives

Chair: Sarah Kim

“Sentimental Belongings: Kinship in Asian American Women’s Collections”
Vivian Wong, University of California, Los Angeles

“Personal Archiving and Citizen Archiving: A Fraught Marriage for Family History Researchers”
Heather Willever-Farr, Drexel University

“What is Family History?: Inter-disciplinary Perspectives on Archives, Genealogy and Cultures of Relatedness”
Noah Lenstra, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

5:30pm: First bus leaves for reception

6:00 – 9:00pm, AERI Year in Review, followed by Archival Films of Austin
Alamo Drafthouse – The Ritz

Hosts: Anne Gilliland, Lorrie Dong, and Snowden Becker

TUESDAY, June 18

9:00 – 10:30am 

Exploring Theories and Methods for Archival Studies

Chair: Paul Conway

“Archival Variety: Archives, The Live Performance Simulation System and the Virtual Vaudeville Prototype”
Tonia Sutherland, University of Pittsburgh

“Beyond Pillars of Evidence || Exploring the Shaky Ground of Queer/ed Archival Methodologies”
Jamie A. Lee, University of Arizona

“A Study of the Trajectories and Strategic Actions of Queer Archives as Social Movement Organizations”
Rebecka Sheffield, University of Toronto

Big Data workshop (Part I)

“Big Data, Small Data, and Archives: Future Directions for Archival Research”
Amelia Abreu, University of Washington, and
Amelia Acker, University of California, Los Angeles

10:45 – 12:15pm 

Big Data workshop (Part II)

“Archivists, Research, Teaching, and Curation of ‘Big Data’ in the Natural Sciences”
Alex Poole and Sarah Ramdeen, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Archival Paradigms and Meaning-Making

Chair: Anne Gilliland

“The Value and Meaning of the Semiotics for the Archival Science”
Meung-Hoan Noh, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies

“Record Performance – A Satellite Image in Three Acts”
Joanna Steele, University of Michigan

“What Archivists Can Learn from Cosmology: The Enduring Paradigm in Einstein’s Universe”
Anthony Cocciolo, Pratt Institute

Community Archives

Chair: Jennifer O’Neal

“A Post-Custodial Analysis of Community Based Archival Practices”
Ellen-Rae Cachola, University of California, Los Angeles

“Media Arts Centers: Media Labs, Information Centers, or Community Archives?”
Lindsay Mattock, University of Pittsburgh

“Exploring Participatory Methodology in the Construction of a Digital Archive on Recovery in Mental Health”
Anna Sexton, University College

2:00 – 3:30pm 

Digital Surrogacy, Reunification, and Aggregation

Chair: Cecilia Salvatore

“Virtual Reunification: Bits and Pieces Gathered Together to Represent the Whole”
Ricardo Punzalan, University of Maryland

“Replevin of Public Records: Recovery and Ownership in North Carolina”
Eleanor Mattern, University of Pittsburgh

“Traces and Transformations: The Case for the Archival Nature of Digital Surrogates”
Paul Conway, University of Michigan

Social Media for Communication

Chair: Mary Choquette

“Archives Micro blog and Archives Culture in China”
Zhiying Lian, Shanghai University

“Sending, Saving and Deleting Text Messages: The Development of an Electronic Format”
Amelia Acker, University of California, Los Angeles

“Digital Humanities Blogs as Infrastructure for Scholarly Communication”
Matt Burton, University of Michigan

“Online Technical Support Encounters: Talking About Digital Materiality”
Jane Gruning, University of Texas at Austin

3:45 – 5:00pm

Poster Session
School of Information, Tocker Lounge, 1616 Guadalupe St.

Presenters:

Kimberly Anderson, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
“Social Gestures in North American Appraisal Literature from 1994 – 2009: A Bibliometric Analysis”

Roderic Crooks, University of California, Los Angeles
“Polis or Plantation? Participation and Locative Media”

Jonathan Dorey, McGill University; Rebecka Sheffield, University of Toronto; and Patricia Ayala, University of Toronto Libraries
“Metadata Soup Can: Teaching Structural and Descriptive Metadata Through Metaphor””

Patricia Garcia, University of California, Los Angeles
“Archival Reference Services and K-12 Educators”

Jihyun Kim, Ewha Womans University
“Data management practices of university faculty in South Korea”

James King, University of Pittsburgh
“Say Nothing: Silenced Records and the Boston College Subpoenas”

Adam Kriesberg, University of Michigan
“The Changing Landscape of Digital Access: Public-Private Partnerships and Cultural Heritage Institutions”

Jocelyn Monahan, University of Pittsburgh
“Archiving Tumblr: New Media, New Personalities”

Frances Nichols, University of Tennessee
“Confronting the Vetruvian Man: Navigating the Application of Curation and Preservation Research”

Benedicta Obodoruku, Long Island University – Post Campus
“Refugees Information Needs in Tanzania”

Alex Poole, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
“The Strange Career of Jim Crow Archives”

Sarah Ramdeen and Angela Murillo, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
“Understanding User Motivations Regarding Earth Science Data Re-use: Assessing Opinions on Skills, Access and Trust”

Kan Zhang, University of California, Los Angeles
“Thinking in Nature/Nüshu: A Digital Future for a ‘Women’s Language'”

6:00 – 9:00pm Mentoring dinners at various Austin restaurant districts

WEDNESDAY, June 19

STUDENTS (EASP and doctoral)

9:00 – 9:45am

AERI Student Survey: Trajectories of the Field

Sarah Buchanan, University of Texas at Austin
Jonathan Dorey, McGill University
Katie Pierce Meyer, University of Texas at Austin

9:45 – 10:30am

Diverse Perspectives on Archival Doctoral Careers

Alison Langmead, University of Pittsburgh
Jennifer O’Neal, Georgetown University and University of Oregon
Maria Esteva, University of Texas at Austin
Carol Brock, University of Texas at Austin

10:45 – 11:30am

Global Doctoral Careers

Xiaomi An, China
Erik Borglund, Sweden
Jonathan Dorey, Canada
Joanne Evans, Australia
Joanne Mihelcic, Australia
Gillian Oliver, New Zealand

11:30 – 12:15pm

Student Future of AERI Meeting

2:00 – 3:30pm

What to Expect When You’re Dissertating: Strategies for Finishing and Leveraging Your Dissertation workshop

Michelle Caswell, University of California, Los Angeles
Ricardo Punzalan, University of Maryland

EASP Students: How to Apply for Graduate School

Kelvin White, University of Oklahoma

3:30 – 5:00pm

Student Stress Management
Laura Davenport Ebady, UT Counseling and Mental Health Center
Volunteers from Austin Dog Alliance

6:00 – 9:00pm

Student Dinner and Discussion
UT Underground

JUNIOR FACULTY 

9:00-10:30am

Managing Your Academic Career

“If it’s a Marathon, Why Does it Feel Like a Sprint? Lessons and Strategies for an Academic Career”
Cal Lee, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

“Building Blocks for a Successful Research Career”
Joanne Evans, Monash University

“Where Am I Going and Who Will Go With Me? The Why and How of Academic Collaboration”
Ciaran B. Trace, The University of Texas at Austin
10:45-12:15pm

Building Collaborations – Academic Speed Dating

2:00 – 3:30pm

Junior Faculty Breakout Session

3:30 – 5:00pm

Junior Faculty Future of AERI Meeting

6:00-9:00pm

All Faculty Working Dinner

SENIOR FACULTY

3:30 – 5:00pm

Senior Faculty Future of AERI Meeting

6:00-9:00pm

All Faculty Working Dinner
AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center

THURSDAY, June 20

9:00 – 10:30am

Digital Teaching Modalities

Chair: Alison Langmead

“Theory and Practice: Teaching Digital Public History in LIS”
Christine D’Arpa, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

“Synchronous Online Education: Engaging Students”
Richard Pearce-Moses, Clayton State University

Arrangement and Description in Digital Environments

Chair: Cal Lee

“Teaching About Evidence and Arrangement – Lessons from the APT Project”
Ciaran Trace, University of Texas at Austin

“Potential Merging Between Bibliographic and Archival Description”
Jinfang Niu, University of South Florida

“Social Network Analysis and Archival Description Research”
Katherine Wisser, Simmons College

Building a Collaborative Archival Research Community workshop (Part I)

Angela Murillo, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Edward Benoit, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

10:45 – 12:15pm

Building a Collaborative Archival Research Community workshop (Part II)

Angela Murillo, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Edward Benoit, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Conceptualization, Development, and Assessment for Digital Preservation

Chair: Pat Galloway

“Developing a Data Management Plan for the World Historical Dataverse”
Brian Beaton & Alison Langmead, University of Pittsburgh

“Examining Selection for Digitization Through the Lens of Reappraisal”
Rebecca Frank, University of Michigan

“Measuring Trustworthiness: An Index of End-User Perception for Digital Repository Content”
Devan Donaldson, University of Michigan

2:00 – 3:30pm

Developments in Archival Pedagogy

Chair: Jeannette Bastian

“Evolved Roles, Evolved Curricula: The Who, Where and What in Digital Archiving Graduate Education”
Carolyn Hank, University of Tennessee

“The Predicaments of Teaching in the Emerging Archival Academy”
Richard Cox, University of Pittsburgh

“Digital Curation: A Set of Practices or the Emergence of a New Discipline? Methodology and Pilot Study Explored”
Patti Condon, Simmons College

Archival Diversity, Archival Ethics

Chair: Kelvin White

“The Ethics of Archival Intervention”
Robert Riter, The University of Alabama

“Un/Natural Silences: Donor Requested Destruction in the June L. Mazer Archives”
Stacy Wood, University of California, Los Angeles

“Re-using Ethnographic Records: Positioning Archives to Help the Subaltern Speak”
Dalena Hunter, University of California, Los Angeles

“Reconciling with the Archive: How Scholarship, Political Activism, and Archival Practices Limit and Enrich Each Other”
David Villarreal, University of Texas at Austin

4:00 – 5:00pm, TOURS
Harry Ransom Center
Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library and Archives
Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection
Texas State Library and Archives Commission

FRIDAY, June 21

9:00 – 10:30am, PLENARY: Sustaining Archival Scholarship through AERI

Chair: Elizabeth Yakel

Student rapporteur
Junior faculty rapporteur
Senior faculty rapporteur

10:45 – 12:15pm

Recordkeeping Behavior in Work Environments

Chair: Gillian Oliver

“Recordkeeping Informatics in Crisis Management”
Erik Borglund, Mid Sweden University

“Peer Learning through Narrative Construction: US Army Officers and Complex Records within a Professional Community of Practice”
Heather Soyka, University of Pittsburgh

“Electronic Records Management in Support of Collaborative Innovation & Community Capacity Building”
Xiaomi An, Renmin University of China

“What it Feels Like to Hold a Kilo of Cocaine: Archival Experiences in the Evidence Room”
Snowden Becker, University of Texas at Austin and University of California, Los Angeles

People and their Digital Archives

Chair: Ciaran Trace

“Respect des Fonds in Personal Digital Collections: Principles, Logistics and Ethics”
Cal Lee, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

“Challenges and Strategies for Personal Digital Archiving from a Quantitative Perspective”
Donghee Sinn, University at Albany

“Little Records/Big Data”
Michael Wartenbe, University of California, Los Angeles

Social Media and Identities

Chair: Carolyn Hank

“Archival Identities on the Social Web”
Elizabeth Yakel, University of Michigan

“Archivists’ Use of Social Media Applications: An Exploratory Study”
Jennifer Stevenson, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

“Big vs. (Very) Small Data: Social Media Output as Primary Sources in Historical Research”
Amalia Skarlatou Levi, University of Maryland

2:00 – 3:30pm, Walking tour of the Texas State Capitol with Dr. David B. Gracy II

 

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