April WAR Member Presentations

Below are the upcoming WAR member presentations for April. If you like to plan ahead, we have member presentations at conferences across the country going through July 2014 on the Member Presentations page of the WAR blog.

At the Texas Library Association Annual Conference, in San Antonio, Texas (April 8–11) Amanda Norman will be presenting “Blogging History: Students Bring the University Archives to the Web.” Amanda is University Archivist at Baylor University and can be contacted at amanda_norman@baylor.edu.

At the 2014 AAAS Conference in San Francisco, California (April 16–19), Helen Kim will be presenting “Thru Our Eyes: Community History Keepers and Presenters.” Helen is the Archivist at Visual Communications and can be contacted at helen@vconline.org.

We have 2 WAR member presentations at “Film, Freedom, and Feminism,” the MARAC Spring Conference in Rochester, New York (April 24–26).

• Shira Bistricer, Nicole Greenhouse, Susan Woodland, and Christine Anne George are presenting the panel, “Forgotten Firsts: Women Lurking in the Archives.” Shira and Nicole are Archival Processing Assistants on the Johanna Spector Project at the Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary and can be contacted at shbistricer@jtsa.edu and nigreenhouse@jtsa.edu. Susan is the Senior Archivist for the UJA-Federation of New York Collection at the American Jewish Historical Society and can be contacted at swoodland@ajhs.org. Christine is the Archivist & Faculty Services Librarian at the Charles B. Sears Law Library and can be contacted at cgeorge3@buffalo.edu.

• Ashley L. Taylor, L. Rebecca Johnson Melvin, Danna C. Bell will be a part of a roundtable discussion moderated by Cheryl Stadel-Bevans, entitled “Leaning In to the Archives: Women in the Archival Profession.” Ashley is the Archivist at the Archives Service Center at the University of Pittsburgh and can be contacted at alt64@pitt.edu. Rebecca is from the University of Delaware, Danna is from the Library of Congress, and Cheryl is from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

If you have an upcoming presentation or a recent publication you would like to share, please email the relevant information to cgeorge3@buffalo.edu to add to our blog and monthly email blast.

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