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2023 Annual Meeting of the Society of Georgia Archivists

Register now for the Society of Georgia Archivists 2023 Annual Meeting! 

Register for the Pre-Conference Workshop, Embodied Memory-Mapping with Dr. Julie Johnson

Evolving Technologies: Using Digital Spaces Effectively

The 2023 program focuses on leveraging digital spaces purposefully and efficiently. Presentations will examine how archivists build practical approaches on digital stewardship, content management, and outreach that highlight innovative research, applied projects, and collective insights that improve our understanding of archival work.

SGA 2023 Annual Meeting
Schedule & Program 

Keynote Address: Digging Up History: Georgia Civil Rights Cold Cases and Buried Truths with Professor Hank Klibanoff, Professor of Practice at Emory University, Presidential appointee to the U.S. Civil Rights Cold Case Records Review Board, and Director of the Georgia Civil Rights Cold Cases Project at Emory.

Hank Klibanoff is a professor of practice in the Emory University Creative Writing Program in Atlanta, where he teaches nonfiction writing. He joined Emory at the close of a 36-year career in newspapers in Mississippi and at The Boston Globe, The Philadelphia Inquirer and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, where he was managing editor for news. In 2006 he and his co-author, Gene Roberts, won the Pulitzer Prize in history for their book, The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle and the Awakening of a Nation. Klibanoff is also the creator and host of Buried Truths, a narrative history podcast produced by WABE (NPR) in Atlanta. The podcast ( is drawn from the Georgia Civil Rights Cold Cases Project (, which Klibanoff directs and teaches at Emory. Buried Truths has won Peabody, Robert F. Kennedy, Edward R. Murrow and American Bar Association Silver Gavel awards. In Spring 2021, Klibanoff was nominated by President Joe Biden and later won Senate confirmation to the newly created Civil Rights Cold Case Records Review Board. He was elected into the American Academy of Arts & Sciences in 2022.


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    Previous Meetings

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