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222 Waverly Ave
Syracuse, NY 13244 United States

April 2019

Now More Than Ever: The Political Urgency of Community Archives

April 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
SU – Bird Library, 222 Waverly Ave
Syracuse, NY 13244 United States

Peter Graham Scholarly Commons, 114 Bird Library Michelle Caswell (University of California, Los Angeles) Samip Mallick (South Asian American Digital Archive) Stories have the powerful ability not only to chronicle the histories of communities, but also to enable the cyclical nature of privilege and systemic oppression by the dominant cultures who disseminate them. In this talk, Caswell and Mallick -- co-founders of the South Asian American Digital Archive (SAADA) -- explore how members of communities marginalized by white supremacy and heteropatriarchy imagine archives as…

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How to Tell Your Community’s Story

April 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
SU – Bird Library, 222 Waverly Ave
Syracuse, NY 13244 United States

Michelle Caswell (University of California, Los Angeles) Samip Mallick (South Asian American Digital Archive) In follow up to their public lecture, SAADA co-founders Mallick and Caswell host an interactive workshop to guide participants through the process of starting and building community archives, sharing stories about what worked and what didn't. Topics include how to get started, developing a collection focus, building relationships with donors, fundraising, and more. RSVP by April 17 to Tarida Anantachai; include any requests for accessibility accommodations. Additional supporters: School of Information Studies Maxwell…

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