Below are the scheduled sessions for Virtual AERI 2022. Please note that each session will have its own registration procedure located in the individual event page. Click through to each event to register and receive the video conference (Zoom) information.

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Short Paper Session

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Short Paper Sessions consist of three papers: Jeff Hirschy: Sites of Trauma and Remembrance: The Public History and Power of Hurricane Archives and Memorials in Mississippi Deborah Garwood: Archivists’ agency and archival self-image: Description as a meta-collaborative information practice Qiuhui Xiao, Yu Wang, and Bowen Zhang: Decryption Management of the Classified Archives…

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Facilitating Archival Education and Research through New Media Collaboratively: A Chinese Practice of WeChat Public Account Operation

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Abstract The WeChat public account “Lingnan Archives” operated by the archival research team of Sun Yat-sen University in Southern China is a fresh platform for advocating archival education and archival work. As one part of professional training for students majoring in archival science at different levels, it aims to disseminate the value of archives and publicize the concepts as…

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Short Paper Session

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Short Paper Sessions consist of three papers: Sarah Hanahem: The Impact of Donor-Archivist Relationships on the Foundation of the McGill Archives Berlin Loa and Katherine Schlesinger: MLIS Education on Trauma-Informed Archival: Preliminary Research Findings Melvin Hale: Three-Track Mind - KBI - A Unified Theory of Visual Knowledge from Art Practice - AERI 2022 presentation…

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Workshop: Building More Equitable Relationships Between Archival Studies Scholars and Community Archives

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Abstract This workshop builds on the principles and protocols proposed in the collaboratively authored white paper, “‘Come Correct or Don’t Come at All’: Building More Equitable Relationships Between Archival Studies Scholars and Community Archives.” The white paper, collaboratively authored between community archivists and archival studies scholars, reported on a May…

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The Process and Implications of Books in Archival Studies

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Abstract This session brings together four authors of recent books in archival studies that examine unique but entangled processes by which power circulates and is mobilized through archives. Together panelists discuss the processes and implications of book-length arguments for archival studies. Urgent Archives: Enacting Liberatory Memory Work (Routledge, 2021) explores…

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Activismo y pensamiento archivístico latinoamericano: nuevas perspectivas investigativas en estudios de archivo desde el sur

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Abstract Activismo y pensamiento archivístico latinoamericano: nuevas perspectivas investigativas en estudios de archivo desde el sur/Archival Activism and Latin-American Archival Thinking: New Research Perspectives on Archive Studies from the South Desde mediados del siglo XX, Latinoamérica ha desarrollado un pensamiento archivístico poco reconocido y estudiado debido a la narrativa anglosajona…

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Canada’s Reconciliation Framework: Reflections and Advocacy Across Borders

Hosted by the Native American Archives Section of the Society of American Archivists & Archival Education and Research Institute Abstract In late February 2022, the Response to the Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada Taskforce (TRC-TF) of the Steering Committee on Canada’s Archives (SCCA) released its Reconciliation…

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Keynote: Tonia Sutherland

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Homegoing: On the Need for Black Memory Work and Black Archival Practices Dr. Tonia Sutherland | University of California, Los Angeles Abstract Archives in the United States typically comprise information such as names, genealogies, and narratives. To encounter Blackness in American archives, by contrast, often means that one must instead…

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Networking Session

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Abstract This networking session will enable Virtual AERI 2022 attendees to meet and chat without a formal agenda, much as one might over refreshments at in person events. Details To confirm the date/time of this session in your timezone please use the following link: https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?msg=Networking+Session&iso=20220713T23&p1=1440&ah=1 Zoom details Register in advance…

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(Dis)location: Exploring the Movement of Information, Records, and People

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Abstract In this panel, speakers will discuss their research regarding the impact, outcomes, and perceptions of displacement, relocation, or removal of historic records and information. Panelists through moderated questions will then weave together research insights on how recordkeepers, makers, and users interact with colonial, paternalistic, and imperial systems of information.…

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