The Digital Commonwealth Board and Conference Committee
invite you to register for:
A Virtual Conference Contextual Conversations:Representation and Digital Practice
Join us for an exciting day as we explore the issues of representation, politics, ethics
and other important aspects of digital collections
with an outstanding group of scholars
When: Tuesday April 7, 2020, 9:00AM-4:00PM Where: Zoom Webinar
Advance registration is required. This event is FREE to all attendees.
Once you register you will receive a Zoom link to the event.
Conference Schedule (subject to revision), changes will be posted to the website.
Elaine L. Westbrooks, Vice Provost for University Libraries & University Librarian at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will be the Keynote Speaker.
Ms. Westbrooks is a Board Member of the Digital Public Library of America. Her keynote address is titled “Representing the Others: Preserving Evidence and Knowledge for Equity”.
An annual update on the Digital Commonwealth Collection will be presented by Eben English, Digital Repository Services Manager at the Boston Public Library.
There will be two panel discussions on: “Politics, Privacy, and Ethics in Digital Collections”; and “LGBTQ+ Collections in Context: The Politics of Representation”, and presentations on “History of Chinese Students at Phillips Academy”, “Visibility for Disability Digitization Project”, and “Beyond Orality: Digital Preservation and the African Ajami Library”.