Society of Georgia ArchivistsPreserving the past and present for the future.

Summer Workshop Series: Rooted in Memory with Christopher Smothers

  • 11 Jun 2023
  • 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Virtual


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The SGA Summer Workshop Series: Rooted in Memory highlights the value of Archives and Preservation in Black communities.  This 5-month series highlights the importance of preservation from knowledge production at the level of the body to institutional repositories.  These workshops center work of HBCU archives, archivists, and Black Memory Work(ers) and will take place during the Summer and Fall quarters of this year and will be open to the public. 

Workshop: Exploring Memory: Preservation and Community Engagement using Genealogy with Christopher Smothers

Description: In this interactive workshop, we will delve into the concept of preservation and its personal significance. Through guided discussions and introspective exercises, we will explore different approaches to preserving memory and reflect on our individual practices. Participants will have the opportunity to share their experiences, learn from one another, and gain insights into integrating community engagement into their preservation and genealogical efforts. We will also discuss practical tips for collaborating with institutions and maximizing the impact of our preservation work.

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