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Sunday, June 18 • 10:00am - 2:30pm
Collecting Resistance: Histories of Social Justice in Detroit

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Join us for a Wikipedia learn-to-edit-a-thon and oral history capture focused on curating the history of civil rights and social justice movements in Detroit through firsthand and researched accounts. Afro Free-Culture Crowdsourcing Wikimedia (AfroCROWD) and the Radical, Libraries, Archives and Museums track (RadLAM) invite participants to share testimonies at an oral history listening Station, or get trained on how to add and edit articles on Wikipedia. Wikipedia coaches and members of RadLAM will be on-hand to help.


Celeste A-Re

Celeste A-Re is a co-coordinator of the Radical Libraries, Archives and Museums track (RadLAM). She seeks to understand how culture, heritage and information workers use community informatics to bridge solidarity and support social justice. She is a library technician at a federal... Read More →
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Itza A. Carbajal

Latin American Metadata Librarian, University of Texas Austin LLILAS Benson
Itza Carbajal is the Latin American Metadata Librarian at LLILAS Benson. Her research focuses on community centered archival practices, use of Post-Custodialism, and the role of Community Archives. More at: www.itzacarbajal.com
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Ayshea Khan

Ayshea is the Asian American Community Archivist for the Austin History Center, where she works to document, preserve, and provide access to the history of Asian American communities in Austin. She holds a Bachelor’s in Cinema Production & Photography from Ithaca College and a MSIS from the University of Texas at Austin School of Information. Specializing in audiovisual collections, she has worked at organizations such as the Texas Archive of the Moving Image, American Genre Film Archive, Louis Black Productions and the Señal 3 public access station in Santiago de Chile. She is the Co-Chair of the Archivists` Collective for the South Asian American Digital Archive and was a track coordinator for the 2017 Disrupting Mainstream History track at the Allied Media Conference. She is passionate about media education for youth, and has been a Filmmaking Mentor for the Austin Film Society since 2012. She was part of the coordinating team for the 2018 Breaking Library Silos Workshop in Austin., Austin History Center
Ayshea is a co-coordinator of the Disrupting Mainstream History: Memory Keep, Storytelling, & Community Archives track. She is an audiovisual archivist and currently manages and preserves collections within the Collection of Texas Independent Film. She is a passionate storyteller... Read More →

Sunday June 18, 2017 10:00am - 2:30pm EDT
State Hall: Room 137