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2009

Iowa State University

Kimberly D. Anderson

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Teaching Reflexive Practice In Archives: Questioning Permanence, Evidence, And Institutions, Kimberly D. Anderson Jan 2009

Teaching Reflexive Practice In Archives: Questioning Permanence, Evidence, And Institutions, Kimberly D. Anderson

Kimberly D. Anderson

Part of session 1.4: "Indigenous Memory, Identity, and Sustability: Decolonizing Archival Education and Methods"

Session abstract: Scholars who have conducted research on and with archives in indigenous and marginalized communities will describe the Western hegemony in current archival systems and practices. They will suggest ways to decolonize and pluralize archival education, thus giving voice to indigenous knowledge systems and community-based rules and norms for preserving memory and identity. They will suggest methods for archival education that is inclusive and culturally responsive.


Review: Personal Archives And A New Archival Calling: Readings, Reflections, And Ruminations, Kimberly D. Anderson Jan 2009

Review: Personal Archives And A New Archival Calling: Readings, Reflections, And Ruminations, Kimberly D. Anderson

Kimberly D. Anderson

Within the archival community, the concept of personal archives has evolved from that of the private papers of well-known and/or powerful individuals (literary manuscripts, private diaries of administrators, etc.) to incorporate the daily recordkeeping and memory practices of potentially all individuals, regardless of their status. With the advent of digital technologies, the ability to create and share evidence of self, family, and community has grown in the public consciousness. Richard Cox’s new book Personal Archives and a New Archival Calling is an appeal to archivists to tap into this increased awareness and to develop a “new partnership” with ...