Just Added!

We’re delighted to announce some recent additions to the line-up for ARCHIVES*RECORDS 2019:

Session 310: Invited Speaker – Dr. David B. Gracy II shares his thoughts on archival development in Texas as a microcosm for a wider examination of the country’s state archives and records management programs, archival education, and the archival enterprise generally. Dr. Gracy, a Distinguished Fellow of SAA, former SAA President, and former Texas State Archivist, has a unique perspective on archives and records management programs in the United States—and particularly in Texas—and he’ll share his thoughts on the future of archival programs. (This session facilitated by Texas State Archivist Jelain Chubb.)  Add to your schedule.

Session 501: Invited Speaker – Dr. Ashley Farmer, assistant professor in the Departments of History and African and African Diaspora Studies at the University of Texas at Austin, is a historian of black women’s history, intellectual history, and radical politics. She is the author of Remaking Black Power: How Black Women Transformed an Era (UNC Press, 2017), the first comprehensive study of black women’s intellectual production and activism in the Black Power era. She wrote the much-discussed article “Archiving While Black,” published in the July 22, 2018, issue of The Chronicle of Higher EducationAdd to your schedule.

Session 801: Invited Speakers Gabriel Solis and Jane Field, of the Texas After Violence Project, a community-based archive and multimedia documentary project focused on cultivating deeper understandings of the impacts of interpersonal violence and violence perpetrated by punitive justice systems on individuals, families, and communities. Add to your schedule. 

All-Attendee Reception at The Moody Theater!
It’s called “Music’s Best Address.” It’s the home of Austin City Limits and the Jack + Jim Gallery (celebrating the work of legendary photographer Jim Marshall). And on Monday night from 7:30 to 9:30, it’s all about archivists! Grab some dinner on the four-block walk from the JW Marriott to the Moody, as we’ll have just chips and salsa and a cash bar to accompany our just-announced local musicians: Emily Herring (from 7:30 to 8:15 pm) and Grupo Fantasma (from 8:30 to 9:15 pm)! Don’t forget to bring your conference name badge. You will need it to be granted access to The Moody. Guest tickets will be sold at the Onsite Registration desk; $40 adult/$10 children 12 and under.

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