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Archives in Context is a podcast about archives and the people behind them. Cosponsored by the Publications Board, American Archivist Editorial Board, and Committee on Public Awareness of the Society of American Archivists (SAA), the podcast is hosted by Bethany Anderson, Chris Burns, Ashley Levine, Nicole Milano, Colleen McFarland Rademaker, and Anna Trammell.

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Archives in Context is a podcast about archives and the people behind them. Cosponsored by the Publications Board, American Archivist Editorial Board, and Committee on Public Awareness of the Society of American Archivists (SAA), the podcast is hosted by Bethany Anderson, Chris Burns, Ashley Levine, Nicole Milano, Colleen McFarland Rademaker, and Anna Trammell.

    Season 5, Episode 6: Archives, Community, and Education at the Library of Congress with Danna Bell and Guha Shankar

    Season 5, Episode 6: Archives, Community, and Education at the Library of Congress with Danna Bell and Guha Shankar

    Cohosts Nicole Milano and JoyEllen Williams interview Educational Resource Specialist Danna Bell and Folklife Specialist Guha Shankar from the Library of Congress. During this conversation, Bell and Shankar discuss the intersection of archives, community, and education, specifically addressing how the country’s renewed focus on social justice impacts their work at the Library of Congress.  Episode … Continue reading Season 5, Episode 6: Archives, Community, and Education at the Library of Congress with Danna Bell and Guha Shankar

    Season 5, Episode 5: Archives for Black Lives in Philadelphia’s Anti-Racist Description Working Group

    Season 5, Episode 5: Archives for Black Lives in Philadelphia’s Anti-Racist Description Working Group

    Many archivists are reevaluating workflows and practices in order to create more equitable, anti-oppressive, and anti-racist metadata in their repositories. This important work is foregrounded by the Anti-Racist Description Resources, authored by the Archives for Black Lives in Philadelphia’s (A4BLiP) Anti-Racist Description Working Group. Archives in Context spoke with A4BLiP’s Anti-Racist Description Working Group members Alexis A. … Continue reading Season 5, Episode 5: Archives for Black Lives in Philadelphia’s Anti-Racist Description Working Group

    Season 5, Episode 4: Petrina Jackson and Veronica Reyes-Escudero

    Season 5, Episode 4: Petrina Jackson and Veronica Reyes-Escudero

    As American society reckons with racial injustice, many archivists wonder how they can combat systemic racism in the workplace and the profession. Archives in Context reached out for guidance from Petrina Jackson, director of the Special Collections Research Center, Bird Library, Syracuse University; and Verónica Reyes-Escudero, Katheryne B. Willock head of special collections, University of … Continue reading Season 5, Episode 4: Petrina Jackson and Veronica Reyes-Escudero

    Season 5, Episode 3: Archivists Call-In

    Season 5, Episode 3: Archivists Call-In

    As we leave 2020 behind us, Archives In Context begins 2021 on a hopeful note. In this special episode focused on archivists and archival work during COVID-19, we hear from you! Archivists called and wrote to us with their advice on navigating this challenging time and shared the ways they are finding joy, what they are … Continue reading Season 5, Episode 3: Archivists Call-In

    Season 5, Episode 2: Dorothy Berry

    Season 5, Episode 2: Dorothy Berry

    What is self-care, and why should archivists care? Listen to our conversation with Dorothy Berry, digital collections program manager at Harvard University’s Houghton Library, as she explores a more sophisticated understanding of self-care—one that goes beyond eating brownies and taking bubble baths. With wisdom and humor, Dorothy talks about how and why we should be kinder … Continue reading Season 5, Episode 2: Dorothy Berry

    Season 5, Episode 1: Archival Workers Emergency Fund

    Season 5, Episode 1: Archival Workers Emergency Fund

    In this episode of a special Archives in Context season on how the events of 2020 have affected archivists, we meet two of the driving forces behind the Archival Workers Emergency Fund (AWEF): Anna Clutterbuck-Cook, reference librarian at the Massachusetts Historical Society, and Lydia Tang, special collections archivist-librarian at Michigan State University. Anna and Lydia … Continue reading Season 5, Episode 1: Archival Workers Emergency Fund

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