Discussing the Archive: Ideas, Practices, Institutions

Thursday, February 4, 2010 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Problems and Productivities of Archival Silence

Problems and Productivities of Archival Silence

Jeannette Allis Bastian, Associate Professor and Archives Program Director, Simmons Graduate School of Library and Information Science.
Stephen M. Best, Associate Professor of English, University of California, Berkeley.
Saidiya Hartman, Professor of English and Comparative Literature and Women’s and Gender Studies, Columbia University.
Natasha J. Lightfoot, Assistant Professor of History, Columbia University.
Moderated by Jennifer L. Morgan, Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis and History, NYU.

Part of the larger series "Discussing the Archive: Ideas, Practices, Institutions"

Archival Materialities
March 3rd, 2010.  6-8pm.
The Great Room (1st Floor)
19 University Place.

Collecting and Collectivities
March 11th, 2010.  5:30-7:30pm.
Department of Social and Cultural Analysis (4th Floor)
20 Cooper Square.

Embodied Archives
April 7th, 2010.  5:30-7:30pm.
Humanities Initiative (5th Floor)
20 Cooper Square.

Archives and the Security State: Implications for Archival Research
April 22nd, 2010.  5-7pm.
Department of Social and Cultural Analysis (4th Floor)
20 Cooper Square.

Sponsored by the Humanities Initiative, the Departments of English, History, and Social and Cultural Analysis, the Archives and Public History Program, the Working Group on Slavery and Freedom, and the Colloquium on American Literature and Culture, New York University.