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Saturday, August 17 • 8:00am - 9:30am
SESSION 603 - To Protect and Connect: Strategic Stewardship of Cultural Heritage Materials in the Archives

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In today's global world, is it ethical for institutions from one nation or community to collect anothers cultural property? What are the challenges of managing materials belonging to underrepresented, minority, or diasporic groups? Who determines modes of access and who may be affected by these decisions? Come hear how four institutions navigate the challenges of acquiring, preserving, and providing access to tangible and intangible cultural heritage materials.


Speakers
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Jean Green

Head of Special Collections, Preservation and University Archives, Binghamton University - SUNY
Ms. Green has been Head of Special Collections, Preservation and University Archives at Binghamton University-SUNY since 2006. Before that, she was College Archivist at the College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY. Ms. Green holds an MLS from University at Albany, SUNY, and an MA in History from State University of New York at Cortland.
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Elizabeth Joffrion

Director of Heritage Resources, Western Washington University
In August of 2012, Elizabeth joined the faculty of Western Washington University (WWU) as Director of Heritage Resources where she will lead the Libraries’ Special Collections, University Archives and Record Center, and the Center for Pacific Northwest Studies. Prior to this position, she was a Senior Program Officer at the National Endowment for the Humanities, Division of Preservation and Access where she coordinated the Preservation... Read More →
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Lisa Nguyen

Curator, Asia Collections, Hoover Institution Archives
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Jennifer O'Neal

University Historian and Archivist, University of Oregon
Jennifer O'Neal is the University Historian and Archivist at the University of Oregon, and affiliated faculty with the Clark Honors College, History Department, and Native Studies program. She specializes in American West and Native American history, with a specific emphasis on decolonizing methodologies and social movements. Her research is dedicated to the intersections between social, cultural, and historical contexts in which archives... Read More →
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Marisol Ramos

Curator/Subject Librarian, University of Connecticut
I am an information specialist--sometimes called a librarian, sometimes called an archivist. I rather be called a Information Goddess :-) I like all kind of music and dancing but most than anything I like peace and understanding. Welcome to my page. |


Saturday August 17, 2013 8:00am - 9:30am
Grand Ballroom B

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