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Monday, August 5 • 9:00am - 10:00am
509 - Toward Community-Driven Archives and Digital Access

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Minority communities currently make up more than 48% of Arizona's population but are represented in only 0-2% of known archival collections or have not been accurately represented in history. The panelists focus on their current community outreach efforts with historically marginalized communities in Arizona. Martin, curator of the Labriola Center, discusses her work with the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation on a digital humanities project, the ASU student club "IndiGenius," and an upcoming project using Murkurtu. Godoy and Varner discuss their current Mellon grant-funded project designed to reclaim and preserve the history of Latinos, African Americans, Asian Americans, and the LGBTQ community. Attendees will learn how to engage diverse communities via community archives workshops, oral history projects, and digital humanities initiatives.

Nancy Liliana Godoy: Reclaiming Arizona Archives: Community-Driven Archives
Joyce Martin: Wassaja, a Carlos Montezuma Project: Collaboration with Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation
Alana Victoria Varner: Digitizing BJ Bud: Arizona's Largest LGBTQ Collection


Facilitators
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Nancy Liliana Godoy

Associate Archivist, Arizona State University Library
Nancy Liliana Godoy is the Associate Archivist of the Chicano/a Research Collection at Arizona State University. She's responsible for collection development, archival arrangement--description, community outreach--exhibits, and instruction--specialized reference services. As a Knowledge... Read More →

Speakers
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Joyce Martin

Curator of Labriola Center, Arizona State University Library
Associate Librarian and Curator of the Labriola Center at ASU Library, Joyce Martin frequently partners with academic departments and Centers at ASU to facilitate student learning and provide diverse public programs.
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Alana Victoria Varner

Project Archivist, Arizona State University
Alana is a Project Archivist responsible for the successful implementation and completion of Arizona State University's "Engaging, Educating, and Empowering: Developing Community-Driven Archival Collections," an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant.


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