Member Presentations

Below is a list of presentations by WArS members. If you have an upcoming presentation and would like it added to this page, please email with your presentation information.

Upcoming Conference Presentations


Past Conference Presentations

July 2014

ICA-SUV, Paris, France (July 8-10)

  • Bethany Anderson presented “The Structure of Scientific Archives: Digital Research Data and the Nature of Scientific Documentation.” Bethany is a Project Archivist in the University Archives at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and can be contacted at

April 2014

Texas Library Association Annual Conference, San Antonio, Texas (April 8–11)

  • Amanda Norman presented “Blogging History: Students Bring the University Archives to the Web.” Amanda is University Archivist at Baylor University and can be contacted at

2014 AAAS Conference, San Francisco, California (April 16–19)

  • Helen Kim presented “Thru Our Eyes: Community History Keepers and Presenters.” Helen is the Archivist at Visual Communications and can be contacted at

“Film, Freedom, and Feminism,” MARAC Spring Conference, Rochester, New York (April 24–26)

  • Shira Bistricer, Nicole Greenhouse, Susan Woodland, and Christine Anne George presented 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 and Susan is the Senior Archivist for the UJA-Federation of New York Collection at the American Jewish Historical Society and can be contacted at Christine is the Archivist & Faculty Services Librarian at the Charles B. Sears Law Library and can be contacted at
  • Ashley L. Taylor, L. Rebecca Johnson Melvin, Danna C. Bell were 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 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.

March 2014

“Oh, the Things You’ll Learn: Discovery in the Archives” A Conference for Students and Beginning Professionals on Archives, Rare Books, and Special Collections,  Bloomington, Indiana (March 8)

  • Diana Bowers presented “Affecting the Art Historical Narrative: Discoveries at the Ray Johnson Estate Archive.” Diana is a student at Pratt Institute and can be contacted at

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