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Thursday, August 15 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
SESSION 207 - Getting Started with Political Advocacy: The Five “W”s and Activist Archivists

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This panel focuses on archivists assuming the role of activist, using the framework of the Five “W”s, an information-gathering approach that seeks to flesh out the essential details in a clear and concise manner. In the case of archival advocacy, the panelists’ spin on the Five “W”s aims to make the case for political engagement becoming a core function of archival work and a natural extension of what we do on an institutional level.


Speakers
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Frank Boles

Director, Central Michigan University
For the past three years Frank Boles has co-chaired SAA's Committee on Advocacy and Public Policy. His role has given him significant insight into how SAA drafts, reviews, and adopts public policy positions. Boles has been the director of Central Michigan University's Clarke Historical... Read More →
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Courtney Chartier

Assistant Head, Atlanta University Center
Courtney Chartier has a Masters of Information Studies from the University of Texas at Austin School of Information; a Masters of Southern Studies from the University of Mississippi Center for the Study of Southern Culture; and a Bachelors of American Studies from the University of... Read More →
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Rachel Chatalbash

Senior Archivist, Yale Center for British Art
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Sarah Quigley

Interim Head of Manuscript Processing, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University
Sarah Quigley, CA, is a Manuscript Archivist and Interim Head of Manuscript Processing at Emory University's Rose Library, Chair of SAA's Committee on Public Policy, and an instructor for SAA's Arrangement and Description: Fundamentals workshop.
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Fred Stielow

Dean of Online Libraries, American Military University


Thursday August 15, 2013 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Grand Salon 15/18

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