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Registration is open for the NEA Workshop: Deconstructing Whiteness

2018-06-26 12:11 PM | Michelle Chiles

Deconstructing Whiteness

Workshop instructor: Samantha Winn, Virginia Tech
Monday, August 6, 2018, 1:00-5:00 pm
Rhode Island Historical Society, 110 Benevolent Street, Providence, RI

Register early and save!

  • Early-bird rates are available through July 12:
  • New England Archivists Member $45
  • Student member $22
  • Non-member $60

Advance registration runs July 13-August 2:

  • New England Archivists Member $65
  • Student member $42
  • Non-member $80

This workshop is designed for archives professionals who want to critically and constructively examine how dynamics of whiteness affect their work. Participants will reflect upon critical conversations in the archival profession, including #ArchivesSoWhite, Mario H. Ramirez’s 2015 article “Being Assumed Not to Be: A Critique of Whiteness as an Archival Imperative,” and outcomes of the 2017 Liberatory Archives Forum in Portland, Oregon. Following an introduction to key concepts and definitions, trained facilitators will lead attendees in a series of participatory dialogues and exercises designed to unify theory and practice.

To register, go to:

New England Archivists
Communications Committee

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