In her fourth and final blog post, Sasha Jelan reflects on attending her first Society of American Archivists conference and describes conference sessions on anti-racist archival description and tools for processing archival collections remotely.
In her third blog post, Sasha Jelan reflects on the unexpected silver lining from the extension and redesign of her Archiving Fellowship due to COVID-19, and describes the goals she tackled in her second summer with Viver Brasil.
In her second blog post, Archiving Fellow Sumi Matsumoto reflects on her second summer working with World Arts West and breaks down the research and considerations that go into selecting an archival database software.
Archiving & Preservation Fellow Sarah Nguyễn reflects on incorporating people-first and disability-first language in archival description, to balance searchability with flexibility and adaptability.
Archiving Fellow Sumi Matsumoto reflects on her first summer working with World Arts West to develop an archival database that will support a web portal making available the rich archives of the San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival.
The fourth and final of Archiving Fellow Daina Coffey’s blogs focuses on the Chicago Dance History Project’s role as a community-based, dancer-run organization, as well as her work organizing vast digital collections.
Building on her second blog post, Archiving Fellow Daina Coffey expands on the ideas of interactivity in the archive which guided her work curating an exhibit for the Joel Hall Dancers and Center’s “Legacy Concert”
In her second blog post, Archiving Fellow Daina Coffey outlines the strategies, challenges, and successes of curating a multimedia exhibit to celebrate the history of Chicago-based Joel Hall Dancers and Center.