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Participatory Digital Archiving and Academic-Community Collaboration Online

Presenter: Chris Mele, Department of Sociology

Participatory digital archiving empowers historically silenced communities to create, own, and maintain a sustainable repository of local knowledge, thereby challenging conventions of institutional authority and expertise. Based on research for Documenting Chester, this presentation explores the practical dimensions of post-custodial digital archiving, including the collapse of a division of labor between content producers and archivists, and technology and democratizing archival practices. It asks what constitutes meaningful collaboration between academic researchers and community members.

This presentation is online only.

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Wednesday, November 10, 2021
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
  Digital Scholarship  
This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.

Registration is required. There are 19 seats available.

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Phone: 716-645-0774

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