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Tuesday, August 6 • 9:00am - 10:15am
808 - Archivists Facing a Changing Climate

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Archives contribute to and suffer from the climatic changes that have resulted from fossil fuel culture, deep earth extraction, plastics proliferation, and chemical applications. Panelists address theoretical and practical approaches to archives of the Anthropocene, the current geological era in which humans are the dominant source of change on our planet, and will seek to form interdisciplinary understandings of the relationship between the archives and this geologic-social era.

Linda Tadic: The Environmental Impact of Digital Preservation
Danielle Calle: Climate Change as a Prompt for the Digital Archive
Kris Kiesling: Storage Sustainability for Rare Maps and Books at the University of Minnesota
Walker Sampson: The Case for Environmentally Sustainable Digital Preservation

Facilitators
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Linda Tadic

Digital preservation, audiovisual preservation, the environment.

Speakers
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Kris Kiesling

Director of Archives and Special Collections, Elmer L. Andersen Library, University of Minnesota
Kris Kiesling became Director of Archives Special Collections at the University of Minnesota in 2005. Prior to that appointment, she was Associate Director for Technical and Digital Services at the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, at the University of Texas at Austin, and... Read More →
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Walker Sampson

Digital Archivist, University of Colorado Boulder
Walker Sampson is an assistant professor and digital archivist at the University of Colorado Boulder, where he leads the management of the Special Collections and Archives' born-digital accessions.
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Danielle Calle

Moving Image Archiving & Preservation, NYU Tisch


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