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Friday, August 16 • 9:30am - 10:30am
SESSION 303 - Occupy Archives

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The distributed and self-directing Occupy movement created a host of archival opportunities and challenges. Speakers from diverse backgrounds (including government, nonprofit organizations, colleges and universities, and the Occupy movement itself) share a variety of perspectives. Focus areas include donor relations, documentation strategies, self-documentation and crowdsourcing, social media and digital archiving, oral histories and sound recordings, and the archives profession's response to Occupy.

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Kate Bowers

Collections Services Archivist for Metadata, Systems, and Standards, Harvard University Archives
Kate Bowers' interests are metadata creation and management. She is Collections Services Archivist for Metadata, Systems, & Standards in the Harvard University Archives and an active SAA member, now serving on the Dictionary of Archival Terminology Working Group.
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Alexandra Dolan-Mescal

Graduate Student and Institutional Archivist, CUNY Queens College
Alexandra Dolan-Mescal serves as the Special Collections Librarian at Queens College, where she received her MLS in 2013. Previously, she was the Digital Archivist for Civil Rights Collections at the school. She is also the Lab Manager for the independent Experiential Learning Lab... Read More →

Lori Donovan

Partner Specialist, Internet Archive
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Skip Kendall

Senior Collection Development and Electronic Records Archivist, Harvard University Archives
Skip Kendall is Senior Collection Development and Electronic Records Archivist at the Harvard University Archives. Skip has been at the Harvard University Archives since 2000. He has a BA in History from California State University, San Bernardino, an MA in History from the University... Read More →
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Dennis Riley

Archives & Records Management Specialist, New York State Archives
In December 2015, Dennis Riley joined the Government Records Services unit at the New York State Archives as an Archives & Records Management Specialist focused on appraisal, records scheduling, and state agency services. Since June 2019, he has served as the State Archives regional... Read More →

Amy Roberts

Archivist II, University of Arizona
Amy Roberts has been the archivist for the Fred Fox School of Music at the University of Arizona since 2019.She organized the Occupy Wall Street Archives Working Group in 2011. She is interested in how activists can use archives to document their history. She coauthored the chapter... Read More →
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Margery N. Sly

Director, Temple University Libraries
Margery N. Sly is Director of Special Collections, Temple University Libraries, Philadelphia, PA. An SAA member since 1979, she is a Fellow of the Society and currently serves as Vice President of the SAA Foundation.
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Samara Smith

Assistant Professor, State University of New York, Old Westbury
Samara Smith, a documentary media practitioner and educator, creates site-specific mobile media projects in and about public space. “Chain Reaction,” her locative game exploring urban environments, was exhibited at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles. “Anyplace, Brooklyn,” her... Read More →
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Alison Harper Stankrauff

University Archivist, Wayne State University
Alison Stankrauff has served as the University Archivist at Wayne State University since 2017. Previous to that she served as Campus Archivist at the Indiana University South Bend from 2004 to 2017. She served as Reference Archivist at the American Jewish Archives in Cincinnati from... Read More →

Friday August 16, 2013 9:30am - 10:30am CDT
Grand Ballroom B

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