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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 4, Episode 7: Courtney Dean and Grace Danico

    Season 4, Episode 7: Courtney Dean and Grace Danico

    What do sex, awards, and the occult have in common? They are all themes that the Los Angeles Archivists Collective explored in its online publication Acid Free. In this episode, Courtney Dean, head of the Center for Primary Research and Training (CFPRT) in UCLA Library Special Collections, and Grace Danico, an independent archivist and freelance designer, … Continue reading Season 4, Episode 7: Courtney Dean and Grace Danico

    • 24 min
    Season 4, Episode 6: Jennifer Johnson

    Season 4, Episode 6: Jennifer Johnson

    Finding ways to connect diverse audiences with archives is an art. It is also an important aspect of leadership. Jennifer Johnson, director of Corporate Archives at Cargill, Incorporated, discusses her essay “Cultivating Success: The Business of Archives” in volume one of SAA’s Archival Fundamentals Series III, Leading and Managing Archives and Manuscripts Programs. Jennifer describes … Continue reading Season 4, Episode 6: Jennifer Johnson

    • 21 min
    Season 4, Episode 5: Liza Posas

    Season 4, Episode 5: Liza Posas

    “The stories in between” are what drive Liza Posas, head of Research Services and Archives at the Autry Museum of the American West, and her work on the Protocols for Native American Archival Materials. The Protocols were created by the First Archivist Circle in 2006 and endorsed by SAA in 2018. Liza discusses the workbook … Continue reading Season 4, Episode 5: Liza Posas

    • 29 min
    Season 4, Episode 4: Trevor Owens

    Season 4, Episode 4: Trevor Owens

    Dr. Trevor Owens, head of digital content management at the Library of Congress, thinks about the intersection of history and digital media—a lot. He discusses his award-winning book, The Theory and Craft of Digital Preservation, providing encouragement to under-resourced archivists who need to add digital preservation to their very full professional plates. Trevor also muses … Continue reading Season 4, Episode 4: Trevor Owens

    • 35 min
    Season 4, Episode 3: Ashley Farmer

    Season 4, Episode 3: Ashley Farmer

    What does “Archiving While Black” feel like? Dr. Ashley Farmer, assistant professor in the Departments of History and African and African Diaspora Studies at the University of Texas at Austin, follows up with us on her Chronicle of Higher Education article and her talk at the 2019 SAA Annual Meeting. She also discusses the role … Continue reading Season 4, Episode 3: Ashley Farmer

    • 20 min
    Season 4, Episode 2: Lydia Tang

    Season 4, Episode 2: Lydia Tang

    Dr. Lydia Tang is working to make archives more accessible and break down access barriers for people with disabilities. Lydia, who is the special collections archivist at Michigan State University, talks about her work on the SAA Task Force to Revise Best Practices on Accessibility and the SAA-ACRL/RBMS Task Force to Revise the Joint Statement … Continue reading Season 4, Episode 2: Lydia Tang

    • 15 min

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