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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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Karen Adjei

Program Administrative Coordinator, Nonprofit Montgomery
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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

Jade Levandofsky

MLIS Grad Student, UCLA

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