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Tuesday, November 17 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Collections for Whomst? Deconstructing Museum Practices, Constructing Digital Frontiers, and Envisioning Community Futures

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The Smithsonian has collections that span diverse cultures, but there are gaps in the digital tools used to organize and understand these collections on both internal and public fronts. We present five case studies that use digital tools to address collection/cataloging legacies at the Smithsonian, ranging from online archives, access initiatives, collections analysis, and repatriation data.

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Jaimee-Ian Rodriguez

I2F Fellow, Smithsonian Institution
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Karen Adjei

Program Administrative Coordinator, Nonprofit Montgomery
Hello there! I'm Karen, and I'm interested in how to use information management to foster positive community engagements, enact sustainable and inclusive social change and realize the inherent dignity in others. I majored in History and minored in Asian American Studies at Northwestern... Read More →
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Daisy A. Jaime

Contract Cataloger, Smithsonian Institution
We are a collective of emerging museum professionals of color that aims to use storytelling and social justice to address harmful representation and silences in museum collections. As recent alumni of the Smithsonian’s Intern to Fellowship (I2F) program, which promotes diversity... Read More →
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Elka Lee-Shapiro

Contractor, Smithsonian Institution
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Jade Levandofsky (They/Them)

MLIS Grad Student, UCLA


Tuesday November 17, 2020 12:30pm - 1:30pm EST
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