2018 Conference Schedule

Society of North Carolina Archivists Conference
Duke University, Durham, NC
March 14-16, 2018

Wednesday, March 14: Pre-conference workshops
Please sign up for this day's events when you register for the conference. More workshop details.

Social Media Archiving with Jessica Venlet, UNC
Location: Tarasoff Family Reading Room - Perkins Library 218
Cost: $20
Limit: 20 attendees [FULL]

DCRM(MSS) workshop with Margaret Nichols, Diane Ducharme, and Elizabeth O’Keefe
Location: Holsti-Anderson Room - Rubenstein 153
Cost: $35
Limit: 26 attendees

Privacy and Confidentiality Issues in Digital Archives (DAS, A&D)
Location: Breedlove Conference Room - Rubenstein 349
Cost: $199-249 depending on some criteria ($25 discount for SNCA members who are not SAA members: use the code PIDA25NC when registering)
Limit: 35 attendees

3-5 PM: Durham History Hub drop-in hours
500 W. Main Street, Downtown Durham
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6-8 PM: Happy Hour 
Light refreshments provided with food and drink available for purchase
Fullsteam Brewery: 726 Rigsbee Ave, Durham, NC


Thursday, March 15

8-9 AM: Registration and Breakfast
Location: Holsti-Anderson Room - Rubenstein 153

9-9:30 AM.: Welcoming Plenary
Location: Holsti-Anderson Room - Rubenstein 153
Naomi Nelson, Director, Rubenstein Library
Kelly Wooten, SNCA Vice President and Librarian, Rubenstein Library
Sponsored by University Products

9:30-10:45 AM: Concurrent Sessions

(SESSION 1A) "Slow Archives" in Urgent Times: On Building Trust, Negotiating Relationships, and Examining Power and Privilege with the Southern Historical Collection’s Community-Driven Archives Team
Location: Room 217 - Perkins Library
Presenters: Dr. Karida Brown, Community Liaison for SHC Mellon Grant, Visiting Scholar: UNC Department of Sociology; Assistant Professor: UCLA Department of Sociology; Biff Hollingsworth, Collecting and Public Programming Archivist: UNC Southern Historical Collection; Josephine McRobbie, Community Archivist: Southern Historical Collection; Chaitra Powell, African American Collections and Outreach Archivist: Southern Historical Collection

(SESSION 1B) Lightning Talks
Location: Holsti-Anderson Room - Rubenstein 153

Women's Work: Highlighting Women's Contributions in the Lisa Unger Baskin Collection
Presenter: Jessica Janecki, Rare Materials Cataloger, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Duke University

Writing Radical Empathy Metadata for Moving Images: Feelings of Belonging
Presenter: Linda Lashendock, Video Archive Technologist, Elon University

Humanizing the Past: Telling the Story of Eastern Carolina Doctors and Nurses During WWI
Presenter: Layne Carpenter, Archivist, Laupus Library, East Carolina University

It’s Not Supposed to be Comfortable: Affective Responsibilities of Archivists Following the Calls to Action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC)
Presenter: Anna St.Onge, Archivist, Digital Projects & Outreach, York University Libraries

10:45-11:00 AM: Morning Break

11:00-12:15 PM: Concurrent Sessions

(SESSION 2A) Ethics of Care and the University Archives: Engaging Communities and Opening the Archives
Location: Room 217 - Perkins Library
Presenters: Erin Lawrimore, University Archivist, UNC Greensboro; Kathelene Smith, Instruction and Outreach Archivist, UNC Greensboro; Scott Hinshaw, Archives Technician, UNC Greensboro; Stacey Krim, Special Collections Technician, UNC Greensboro

(SESSION 2B) It Takes a Village: A Collaborative Approach to Preserving Spartanburg County's Under-Documented Communities Through Oral Histories
Location: Holsti-Anderson Room - Rubenstein 153
Presenters: Ann E. Merryman, MLIS, Coordinator of Archives and Special Collections, University of South Carolina Upstate; Merri Lisa Johnson, PhD, Director, Center for Women’s and Gender Studies, University of South Carolina Upstate; Cassidy Laine Bryant, student, University of South Carolina Upstate

12:15-1:30 PM: Lunch
Location: Gothic Reading Room, 2nd floor of Rubenstein Library

1:30-2:45 PM: Concurrent Sessions

(SESSION 3A) Ethics, Community, and Emotional Labor in Archives
Location: Holsti-Anderson Room - Rubenstein 153
An Archival Balancing Act: Community Interests, Privacy, and Archival Standards in the Congressman J. Howard Coble Papers
Presenters: -Patrick Dollar, Processing Archivist, UNCG; Jennifer Motszko, Manuscripts Archivist, UNCG

A Spotlight on Ethics: Blogging for Archival Transparency
Presenters: Taylor de Klerk, Library Associate, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries; Jessica Serrao, Library Associate, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries

Providing an Australian Perspective on Emotional Labour and Archival Practice Presenters: Michaela Hart, Senior Archivist, Department of Health and Human Services, Victoria, Australia; Nicola Laurent, Project Archivist, Find and Connect Web Resource, Escholarship Research Centre, University of Melbourne

(SESSION 3B) State of the State Library
Location: Room 217 - Perkins Library
Preserving Community Access to At-Risk Content: Migrating and Refreshing LEARN NC’s North Carolina: A Digital Textbook
Presenters: Kelly Agan, Digital Projects Librarian, Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina; Mike Millner, Systems Support Librarian, Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina

Rethinking Approaches to Web Archiving
Presenters: Krista Sorenson, Digital Projects Librarian, Government Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina

3-4 PM: Rubenstein Library tours
Location: Meet in the photo gallery adjacent to Rubenstein's lobby

3-4 PM: Poster Session
Location: Outside Gothic Reading Room, 2nd floor of Rubenstein
Sponsored by the North Carolina Preservation Consortium

Community, Documentation, and Beer: Hop into History and Well Crafted NC
Richard Cox, Digital Technology Consultant, UNC Greensboro; David Gwynn, Digital Projects Coordinator, UNC Greensboro; Erin Lawrimore, University Archivist, UNC Greensboro

The Archival Image and Public Perception: How Archives are Portrayed in Reality Genealogy Television
Jessica Serrao, Graduate Student, UNC-Chapel Hill

4-5:30 PM: Reception and Awards Ceremony
Location: Gothic Reading Room, 2nd floor of Rubenstein
Sponsored by Rubenstein Library

7 PM: Dinner in Durham
Gather with other SNCA Conference participants and organizers at one of four downtown restaurants. Options include Dos Perros, Lily's Pizza, The Pit, and Juju.
Reserve your seat here.


Friday, March 16

8-9 AM: Registration and Breakfast
Location: Holsti-Anderson Room - Rubenstein 153

9-10:30 AM: Keynote Address:
Radical Love: Documenting Underrepresented Communities Using Principles of Radical Empathy
Holly Smith, College Archivist, Spelman College

Location: Weston LaBarre Auditorium, Social Sciences 139 (across the quad)

10:30-11:45 AM: Concurrent Sessions

(SESSION 4A) When Archivists and Activists Meet: A Conversation on Engaging with Activist Communities
Location: Room 217 - Perkins Library
Presenters: John B. Gartrell, Director, John Hope Franklin Research Center, Duke University;  Patrick Stawski, Curator, Human Rights Archive, Duke University;  Megan Lewis, Technical Services Archivist, Sallie Bingham Center for Women’s History and Culture, Duke University

(SESSION 4B) Amplifying Voices of Under-Documented Populations
Location: Holsti-Anderson Room - Rubenstein 153
One History Cannot Be Complete Without the Other: Giving Back the Voices of Western North Carolina Tomorrow’ Black Oral History Project
Presenter: Elizabeth Skene, Special and Digital Collections Librarian, Western Carolina University

Wolf Tales: Documenting Underrepresented Student Voices at NC State University
Presenter: Virginia Ferris, Outreach and Engagement Program Librarian for Special Collections, NCSU Libraries

11:45-1 PM: Closing conversation: Hannah Cox, SNCA President and Archivist, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Library
Location: Holsti-Anderson Room - Rubenstein 153

1:30-2:30 PM: SNCA Business Meeting
Location: Room 349 - Rubenstein
All SNCA members welcome to attend

2 PM: Tour of Duke Homestead

2 PM, 3:30 PM: Tours of Wilson Library at University of North Carolina
Tours will highlight public spaces, reading rooms, technical services, conservation lab, and audio/visual lab.