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Each panel consists of a 30 minute keynote, three 15 minute panel papers, and a 15 minute question and answer session.
9:00am Welcome and Introductory Remarks
9:15am – 10:45am [dis]memory: Counteracting remembering and forgetting
Keynote Speaker: Ines Schaber, Faculty, Program in Photography and Media, California Institute of the Arts
Catherine Czacki, Logical Horses: Or Several Historical, Aesthetic, Allegorical, and Mythical Vignettes
Samantha Blanco, Representation, Affect, and the Archives: A Shrine to Lon Chaney
Marianna Hovhannisyan, Speculative classification: Tracing a disputed portrait between the archives of Malvina Hoffman and Sergey Merkurov
10:45am – 11:00am Coffee Break
11:00am – 12:30pm [mis]representation: Considerations of inaccuracies, multiplicities, duplicities and power in portrayals
Keynote speaker: Amy Lonetree, Associate Professor, History Department, UC Santa Cruz
Ruth Livier, Fiction, Archives, and Memory
Kelman Duran, The post-genocide archive
Yvonne Eadon, Silences and Imaginaries: Visualizing the Kennedy Assassination Documents
12:30pm -1:30pm Lunch (provided)
1:30pm – 3:00pm [re]figuring: Reworking, expanding, and reimagining archival focus and futures
Keynote Speaker: Adria Imada, Associate Professor, School of Humanities, UC Irvine
Patricia Ciccone, Re-representing the Universal: Cheryl Sim’s “Un jour, un jour” and the new national imaginary of Expo67
Nick Flessa, Case Number 87-447
Herbert Serrano, Learn your ABC’s with Zoia!
3:00pm – 3:15pm Coffee Break
3:15pm – 4:45pm [real]izing: Grounding responsibilities and accountabilities for archival practices and approaches
Keynote Speaker: Michelle Caswell, Assistant Professor, Information Studies, UCLA
Gabriel Peters-Lazaro, In Camera: Depicting Personal Video Archives in IMAX
Yair Agmon, Start The Forgetting Machine
Kwanda Ford, Finding Lola Falana: Imagining the future finding aids for film and visual studies
4:45pm – 5:15pm Wrap up and Closing Remarks
Hanna Mandel, Media Without Place: Creating a Secure and Accessible Archive for Born Digital Institutional Media at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Saida Largaespada, The Los Angeles Contemporary Archive: Programming as a Means of Creating Liberatory Archives
Christina Hummel-Colla, Doling out Colonialism: Refiguring Archival Memory of Settler Colonialism in the Hawaiian Islands
All posters are located in the salon on the second floor of GSEIS.