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Historical Reminiscents is dedicated to discussing public history and archival practice. Created and produced by Krista McCracken this weekly podcast discusses archival impulses, shares insight into the world of public historians, and tackles historical interpretations in Canada.

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Historical Reminiscents is dedicated to discussing public history and archival practice. Created and produced by Krista McCracken this weekly podcast discusses archival impulses, shares insight into the world of public historians, and tackles historical interpretations in Canada.

    Participating in Virtual Conferences

    Participating in Virtual Conferences

    In today's episode I'm discussing my experiences attending three different virtual conference in October. I talk about online conference formats, recording and giving presentations, and interaction in online conference spaces.

    Mentioned in this episode:
    -Canadian Research Knowledge Network 2020 Conference
    -TESS Online 2020: Humanizing Learning
    -Ontario Museum Association Annual Conference

    • 10 min
    Article Feedback and Revisions

    Article Feedback and Revisions

    In today's episode I'm talking about peer review feedback and article revisions. I chat about some of the recent articles I have revised, handling negative feedback, and my process for doing revisions.

    Mentioned in this episode:
    -Jo VanEvery, Revision following peer review is a normal part of the scholarly writing process
    - Melissa Dalgleish, Learning to Love Being Edited

    • 7 min
    Passion Project Space

    Passion Project Space

    How do you find time for the projects that you are invested in but aren't part of your job? In today's episode I'm talking about passion projects and the work that I do off the side of my desk that brings me a lot of joy.

    Mentioned in this episode:
    -Trans and Gender Diverse Voices in LIS book project
    - Trans and Gender Non-Conforming Inclusion in Libraries webinar

    • 6 min
    Making Space Between Work And Home

    Making Space Between Work And Home

    In today's episode I'm chatting about boundaries between work and home life and the struggle to maintain those boundaries during the pandemic. I talk about my home office, strategies for disconnecting and challenges of the work at home life.

    • 7 min
    Grant Adjudication

    Grant Adjudication

    Hi All! I'm back with a new podcast episode, it's a short one but in today's episode I'm discussing grant evaluation and sitting on the other side of the funding table. I talk about grant adjudication, collaboration, and grant writing.

    • 5 min
    Dated and Racist Language in Archival Descriptions

    Dated and Racist Language in Archival Descriptions

    It's been awhile, but I'm back with new podcast content. In today's episode I'm discussing problematic language in archival descriptions, approaches to handling racist depictions in records, and efforts to update archival practices.

    Mentioned in this episode:
    -University of Waterloo, Language in Archival Collections
    -Archives for Black Lives in Philadelphia, Anti-Racist Description Resources (PDF)
    - Gracen Brilmyer, Michelle Caswell, Identifying and Dismantling White Supremacy in Archives

    • 8 min

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