Queer Archiving

Panels and Presentations:
(…and, when I say “Queer” here, I truly mean “Lesbian”)

05/5-6/2016
Gay American History @ 40 Conference, to be held on May 5-6, 2016, in New York City
Panel Title: Capturing, Preserving, Creating History, 40 years at the Lesbian Herstory Archives w/Morgan Gwenwald

02/25/2016
Panel @ Critical Libraries and Pedagogies Symposium (CLAPS), University of Arizona
Panel Title: Archives & Archival Objects as Pedagogical Tools for Librarian Engagement with Kate Adler

08/12/2015*
Lesbian Herstory Archives – Women & Words
An evening of reading, performance, refreshments, raffles, and laughter by Women Writers of African Descent.

04/12/2014
Panel @ Radical Archives Conference
Panel Title: Lesbian Archives Roundtable (with Ellen Gruber Garvey, Lisa Merrill, Margaret Galvan, Rachel Corbman, Flavia Rando)
Paper: Brief history of the Lesbian Herstory Archives and the Narrative of Erasure in the herstory of Archiving Black Lesbians

12/6/2013 *
Lesbian Herstory Archives Art Benefit 2013 @ Johannes Vogt Gallery
Presentation: Introduction to the hosts: Moe Angelos, Ashley Brockington, Robin Cloud, and Kay Turner

05/21/2013
Panel@ Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Event Title: The Finding Aid: Black Women at the Intersection of Art and Archiving

02/7-10/2013
Panel @ IvyQ 2013: the Fourth Annual Ivy League LGBTQ Conference at Yale University
Paper: Collecting oral histories and providing archival access
Workshop Title: Lesbian activism 1970 to present with the Lesbian Herstory Archives
Paper: LGBT digital and differently formatted collections as primary source materials

11/17/2012 *
Audre Lorde & Adrienne Rich Marathon Reading @ Lesbian Herstory Archives
Presentation: Letter from Joan Nestle to Shawnta Smith: Audre Lorde and Adrienne Rich: Two Pioneering Friends of LHA

09/28/2012
Panel @ SAGE Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders
Panel Title: The Lesbian Herstory Archives
Paper: Black lesbians in the 70’s and before : at home tour at the Lesbian Herstory Archives

05/20/2011
Panel Leader @ The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center
Panel Title: The Untitled Black Lesbian Elder Film Project
Paper: Archiving Black lesbian elders with Tiona McClodden and Lisa C. Moore

10/14/2010
Guest Lecture @ Eugene Lang College with Instructor Ronak K. Kapadia
Course Name: Queering the Media; Paper: Archives as evidence

10/8/2010 *
Archival Presentation; Moderator and Panelist @ In Amerika They Call Us Dykes: Lesbian Lives
Panel Title: Black lesbian herstory in the 1970s : From South Africa to Amerika in the 70s Fall Festival; sponsored by Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies, CUNY


* Also a co-coordinator for event

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