Today we visit the Mozilla / Tactical Tech Glass Room @ 201 Mulberry!
READINGS Our readings for this week will depend in part upon how our discussions evolve over the course of the semester, and on your developing interests – but here’s a preliminary list: Skim David Giles, Branches of Opportunity (Center for an Urban Future, 2012). Terry Cook, “Evidence, Memory, Identity, and Community: Four Shifting Archival Paradigms,” Archival Science 13:2/3 (2013): 95-120 [focus on 105-118]. Kate Eichhorn, Interview with Hope Leman, Critical Margins (January 1, 2014). Bruce Lazorchak, “Ian MacKaye and Citizen Archiving,” The Signal: Digital Preservation (Library of Congress blog) (May 8, 2013). Celia Emmelhain, “Data Librarians in Public Libraries,” Public Libraries Online (May 18, 2015) [check out the Library Freedom Project]. Check out CritLib, and search Twitter for #critlib. . SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIAL: Ariella Azoulay, “Archive” Political Concepts: A Critical Lexicon (December 2011) [right to deposit + access archival material]; “The Ethics of Aesthetics: Archives and Access in the Digital Landscape,” Art of the Archive, Davis, CA, May 21, 2015; Rose Eveleth, “Introducing the Archive Corps,” The Atlantic (September 1, 2015); Benjamin C. Hutchens, “Techniques of Forgetting? Hypo-Amnesic History and the An-Archive” SubStance 36: 2 (2007): 37-55 [anarchism; the an-archive; forgetting]; IMLS, “Mukurtu Software Preserves Indigenous Digital Heritage Through Technologies of Today,” IMLS Project Profiles (November 16, 2015); Achille Mbembe, Decolonizing Knowledge and the Question of the Archive (Africa is a Country Ebook) [from a 2015 lecture @ Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research, Johannesburg).