If we can’t see the ethical stakes (+ power relations) in digital archives we are going to do violence.
Born of frustration and still very much a work in progress (gotta get the kids to school)…I have much more to include and I welcome your suggestions via twitter @profwernimont #justDigitalArchives or my ASU .edu email.
- #Archivessowhite Introduction and Bibliography, Issues and Advocacy Research Posts https://issuesandadvocacy.wordpress.com/2016/04/18/archivessowhite-intro-bibliography/
- Elvia Arroyo-Ramirez, “Invisible Defaults and Perceived Limitations: Processing the Juan Gelman Files” Medium, https://medium.com/on-archivy/invisible-defaults-and-perceived-limitations-processing-the-juan-gelman-files-4187fdd36759
- Hannah Alpert-Abrams, “Machine Reading the Primeros Libros” Digital Humanities Quarterly 10.4 (2016) http://www.digitalhumanities.org/dhq/vol/10/4/000268/000268.html
- Jane E. Anderson, Law, Knowledge, Culture: The Production of Indigenous Knowledge in Intellectual Property Law. Edward Elgar Press: Cheltenham, United Kingdom. 2009
- ‘‘Chuck a Copyright on it’: Dilemmas of Digital Return and the Possibilities for Traditional Knowledge Licenses and Labels’. With Kim Christen. Museum Anthropology Review 7, (1-2) Spring-Fall 2013; pp 105-126.
- ‘Anxieties of Authorship in Colonial Archives’ in Media Authorship C. Chris and D. Gerstner (ed), New York: Routledge Press. 2013.
- ‘Options for the Future Protection of GRTKTCES: The Traditional Knowledge License and Labels Initiative’. Journal of the World Intellectual Property Organization 4(1); pp 73-82. 2012.
- ‘On Resolution | Intellectual Property and Indigenous Knowledge Disputes | Prologue’. Landscapes of Violence, 2(1), Art 4. 2012.
- ‘Intellectual Property and Safeguarding of Traditional Cultures: Legal Issues and Practical Options for Museums, Libraries and Archives’ Heritage and Society 4(2); pp 253-260. 2012.
- ‘Intellectual Property Issues in Heritage Management Part Two: Legal Dimensions, Ethical Considerations, and Collaborative Research Practices’ With George Nicholas, John Welch, Joe Watkins, Rosemary Coombe, Catherine Bell, Brain Noble and Kelly Banister. 2010.
- ‘(Colonial) Archives and (Copyright) Law’ Nomorepotlucks 1(4), July [http://nomorepotlucks.org/site/colonial-archives-and-copyright-law/] 2009.
- ‘The Politics of Global Information Sharing’ With Kathy Bowrey. Social and Legal Studies 18(4); pp 479-504. 2009.
- ‘Intellectual Property Issues in Heritage Management Part One: Challenges and Opportunities Relating to Appropriation, Information Access, Bioarchaeology and Cultural Tourism’ With George Nicholas, Catherine Bell, Kelly Bannister, Sven Ouzman. Heritage Management 2(2) Fall; pp 261-286. 2009.
- ‘The Imaginary Politics of Access to Knowledge: Whose Cultural Agenda’s are Being Advanced?’ With Kathy Bowrey. Australasian Intellectual Property Law Resources 13. 2006.
- ‘The Politics of Indigenous Knowledge: Australia’s Proposed Communal Moral Rights Bill’ University of New South Wales Law Journal 27(3); pp 585-605. 2004.
- Moya Bailey. “#transform(ing)DH Writing and Research: An Autoethnography of Digital Humanities and Feminist Ethics,” Digital Humanities Quarterly, 2015 9.2.
- Greg Bradsher, “Turning History into Justice: The National Archives and Records Administration and Holocaust-Era Assets, 1996-2001” https://www.archives.gov/research/holocaust/articles-and-papers/turning-history-into-justice.html
- Michelle Caswell, M Cifor, and MH Ramirez. ‘To suddenly discover yourself existing’: uncovering the affective impact of community archives. American Archivist 79(1) 2016.
- Michelle Caswell. “Teaching to Dismantle White Supremacy in Archives” Library Quarterly: Information, Community, Policy, vol. 87, no. 3, pp. 222–235. 2017.
- Khmer Rouge archives: accountability, truth, and memory in Cambodia. Archival Science 10(1): 25-44. 2010.
- Rethinking inalienability: trusting nongovernmental archives in transitional societies. American Archivist 76(1): 113-134. 2013. At http://americanarchivist.org/doi/pdf/10.17723/aarc.76.1.p2260065lj714657
Select readings from the Human Rights special issue of Archival Science
- Caswell M (2014) Defining human rights archives: introduction to the special double issue on archives and human rights
- Caswell M (2014) Towards a survivor-centered approach to records documenting human rights abuse: lessons from community archives
- Halilovich H (2014) Reclaiming erased lives: archives, records, and memories in post-war Bosnia and the Bosnian diaspora
- Kaye D (2014) Archiving justice: conceptualizing the archives of the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia
- Robinson G (2014) Break the rules, save the records: human rights archives and the search for justice in East Timor
- Reports of the Mandela Dialogues on Memory Work 1
- Kimberly Christen (Withey) “On Not Looking: Economies of Visuality in Digital Museums,” in The International Handbooks of Museum Studies: Museum Transformations, First Edition. Edited by Annie E. Coombes and Ruth B. Phillips. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Oxford Press, 2015, 365-386.
- “Sovereignty, Repatriation, and the Archival Imagination.” Collections: A Journal for Museum and Archives Professionals, Spring 2015, vol 11 (2):115-138.
- “Tribal Archives, Traditional Knowledge, and Local Contexts: Why the “s” Matters.” Journal of Western Archives. 2015, Vol. 6, Issue. 1, Article 3.
- “A Safe Keeping Place: Mukurtu CMS Innovating Museum Collaborations,” in Museum Innovations: Museums Collections Management, edited by Juilee Drucker. Rowman & Littlefield, 2015, 61-68.
- “Does Information Really Want to be Free? Indigenous Knowledge Systems and the Question of Openness.” International Journal of Communication. 2012, Volume 6, 2870-2893. (http://ijoc.org/ojs/index.php/ijoc/article/view/1618)
- “Opening Archives: Respectful Repatriation.” American Archivist. Volume 74, Spring/Summer 2011, 185-210.
- “Access and Accountability: The Ecology of Information Sharing in the Digital Age.” Anthropology News, “Visual Ethics.” April 2009, 4-5.
- “Archival Challenges and Digital Solutions in Aboriginal Australia.” SAA Archaeological Record. August 2008, Vol 8, No 2, 21-24.
- Anthropology in/of Circulation: the Future of Open Access and Scholarly Societies. Cultural Anthropology. August 2008, Vol 23, No 3, 559-588.
- Richard Cox and David A. Wallace Archives and the Public Good 2002
- Ellen Cushman.”Wampum, Sequoyan, and Story: Decolonizing the Digital Archive” College English, Volume 76, Number 2, November 2013. http://www.ncte.org/library/NCTEFiles/Resources/Journals/CE/0762-nov2013/CE0762Wampum.pdf
- Dominique Daniel and Amalia S. Levi (eds), Identity Palimpsests: archiving ethnicity in the U.S. and Canada. Sacramento, Litwin Books (2014).
- Jarrett M. Drake. The Urgency and Agency of #OccupyNassau: Actively Archiving Anti-Racism at Princeton,” In Using Social Media to Build Library Communities: A LITA Guide, ed. Young, S. and Rossmann, D. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2017.
- “Power to the People: Documenting Police Violence in Cleveland,” Journal of Critical Library and Information Studies 1 (2) 2017. Co-authored with Stacie M. Williams. Available at: http://libraryjuicepress.com/journals/index.php/jclis/article/view/33.
- “From Cape Town to Chicago to Colombo and Back Again: Towards a Liberation Theology for Memory Work,” Nelson Mandela Foundation. Co-authored with Doria D. Johnson and Michelle Caswell. Available at: https://www.nelsonmandela.org/uploads/files/Reflection_-_Liberation_Theology_for_Memory_Work_-_Doria_D._Johnson__Jarrett_M._Drake__Michelle_Caswell.pdf.
- “Off the Record: The Production of Evidence in 19th Century New Jersey,” New Jersey Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 1 (1) 2015. p. 104-125. Available at: http://njs.libraries.rutgers.edu/index.php/njs/article/view/16.
- “Insurgent Citizens: The Manufacture of Police Records in Post-Katrina New Orleans and its Implications for Human Rights,” Archival Science 14 (3-4) 2014. p. 365-380.
- “Documenting Detention: Records of Segregation in Two U.S. Prisons,” Proceedings of the 2013 SAA Research Forum, September 2014. Available at: http://files.archivists.org/pubs/proceedings/ResearchForum/2013/Drake-ResearchForumPaper2013.pdf.
- Review of Import of the Archive: U.S. Colonial Rule of the Philippines and the Making of American Archival History. American Archivist, 77(2) 2014. p. 569-572. Available at: http://americanarchivist.org/doi/pdf/10.17723/aarc.77.2.f0380043r5480186.
- “How Libraries Can Trump the Trend to Make America Hate Again.” Invited speaker on the featured panel “Never Neutral: Ethics and Digital Collections” at the annual conference of the British Columbia Library Association. Full-text at: https://medium.com/on-archivy/how-libraries-can-trump-the-trend-to-make-america-hate-again-8a4170df1906.
- Documenting Dissent in the Contemporary College Archive: Finding our Function within the Liberal Arts.” Invited keynote speaker at the Liberal Arts Colleges Preconference of the Digital Library Federation. Full-text at: https://medium.com/on-archivy/documenting-dissent-liberal-arts-e1c69e574ff8.
- “Liberatory Archives: Towards Belonging and Believing.” Invited keynote speaker at the first of four community archives forums (“Definition, Commonalities and Divergences: What are Community Archives?”) sponsored by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s grant Diversifying the Digital Historical Record. Full-text at: https://medium.com/on-archivy/liberatory-archives-towards-belonging-and-believing-part-1-d26aaeb0edd1.
- “Expanding #ArchivesForBlackLives to Traditional Archival Repositories.” Invited panelist for the Rare Books & Manuscripts Section (RBMS) program at the 2016 American Library Association Annual Conference. Full-text at: https://medium.com/on-archivy/expanding-archivesforblacklives-to-traditional-archival-repositories-b88641e2daf6
- “RadTech Meets RadArch: Towards A New Principle for Archives and Archival Description.” Invited panel speaker at the 2016 Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study Workshop on Technology and Archival Processing. Full-text available at: https://medium.com/on-archivy/radtech-meets-radarch-towards-a-new-principle-for-archives-and-archival-description-568f133e4325
- Gabrielle Foreman with Jim Casey and Sarah Patterson (eds). Colored Conventions in the Nineteenth Century and the Digital Age. forthcoming
- Alexis Pauline Gumbs. “Seek the Roots: An Immersive and Interactive Archive of Black Feminist Practice.” Feminist Collections 32, no. 1 (2011): 17–20.
- Anne J. Gilliand and Michelle Caswell “Records and their Imaginaries” Archival Science (2015)
- David Golumbia “Postcolonial Studies, Digital Humanities, and the Politics of Language” (2013) http://www.uncomputing.org/?p=241
- Hurley, Records and the Public Interest: The “Heiner Affair” in Queensland, Australia
- Jessica Marie Johnson and Kismet Nuñez. “Alter Egos and Infinite Literacies, Part Iii: How to Build a Real Gyrl in 3 Easy Steps.” The Black Scholar 45, no. 4 (2015): 47–61.
- Jessica Marie Johnson: Melissa Dinsman interviews Jessica Marie Johnson. “The Digital in the Humanities: An Interview with Jessica Marie Johnson.” Los Angeles Review of Books. Accessed September 21, 2016. https://class=”js-display-url”>lareviewofbooks.org/article/digital-humanities-interview-jessica-marie-johnson/ ….
- “Thinking About the ‘X.’” Blog. African American Intellectual History Society Blog, December 12, 2015. http://aaihs.org/thinking-about-an-x/#commentsclass=”invisible”> ….
- “‘We Need Your Freedom’: An Interview with Alexis Pauline Gumbs – AAIHS.” Black Perspectives, December 13, 2016. http://www.aaihs.org/we-need-your-fclass=”invisible”>reedom-an-interview-with-alexis-pauline-gumbs/ ….
- Analú López “#ArchivesSoWhite: Preparing for the Field” (2016) http://sixtyinchesfromcenter.org/archivessowhite-preparing-for-the-field/
- Chris Kelleher, T-Kay Sangwand, Kevin Wood, Yves Kamuronsi. “The Human Rights Documentation Initiative at the University of Texas Archives” New Review of Information Networking Vol. 15 , Iss. 2, 2010. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13614576.2010.528342
- David J. Kim and Jacqueline Wernimont. “Performing Archive: Identity, Participation, and Responsibility in the Ethnic Archive,” Archive Journal, Special Issue “Publishing the Archive,” Winter 2013.
- Eric Ketelaar. “Archives of the People, By the People, for the People” The American Archivist, Vol. 70, No. 2 (Fall – Winter, 2007), pp. 387-400
- Shane Landrum. “Historians’ ethics, women’s history, and the infinite archive.” Cliotropic. 2009 Available at: http://cliotropic.org/blog/2009/10/historians-ethics-womens-history-and-the-infinite-archive/
- Michelle Moravec. “What would you do? Historians’ ethics and digitized archives” (2016) https://medium.com/on-archivy/on-april-at-the-organization-of-american-historians-i-participated-in-a-roundtable-discussion-563213dc94a
- V. Natarajan and H Mermelstein. “Knowledge, access, and resistance: A conversation on librarians and archivists to Palestine.” in Morrone M (ed.) Informed Agitation: Library and Information Skills in Social Justice Movements and Beyond. Sacramento: Library Juice Press, pp. 247-258. 2014.
- Kent Norsworthy, and T-Kay Sangwand. “From Custody to Collaboration: The Post-Custodial Archival Model at the University of Texas (2013) Libraries” http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/66973
- J Osorio. “Proof of a life lived: the plight of the braceros and what it says about how we treat records.” Archival Issues 29(2): 95-103. 2005 At https://minds.wisconsin.edu/handle/1793/45892.
- Marisa Parham. “Black Haunts in the Anthropocene.” Black Haunts in the Anthropocene. Accessed December 12, 2016. http://blackhaunts.mp285.com/ .
- Ricky Punzalan, “Cultural Diversity and Post-Colonial Realities: Challenges of Archival Training in the Philippines.” Archives and Manuscripts 33, no. 1 (May 2005), 289–293.
- “Archival Diasporas: A Framework for Understanding the Complexities and Challenges of Dispersed Photographic Collections.” American Archivist 77, no. 2 (fall/winter 2014).
- Mario Ramirez. “Being Assumed Not to Be: A Critique of Whiteness as an Archival Imperative,” The American Archivist: 78 (Fall/Winter, 2015): 2–18. 2.
- Roopika Risam “Other Worlds, Other DHs.” Digital Scholarship in the Humanities. (forthcoming 2017)
- “Decolonizing the Digital Humanities.” Routledge Companion to New Media and Digital Humanities. Ed. Jentery Sayers. NY: Routledge. (forthcoming 2017)
- “Breaking and Building: The Case of Postcolonial Digital Humanities.” The Postcolonial World. Eds. Jyotsna G. Singh and David D. Kim. NY: Routledge, 2017. 345-362.
- “Diasporizing the Digital Humanities: Displacing the Center and Periphery.” International Journal of E-Politics 7.3 (2016): 65-78.
- “Navigating the Global Digital Humanities: Insights from Black Feminism.” Debates in Digital Humanities 2016. Eds. Matthew K. Gold and Lauren F. Klein. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2016. 359-367.
- “Revising History and Re-authouring the Left in the Postcolonial Digital Archive.” Left History 18.2 (Fall/Winter 2015): 35-46.
- A Royer. “Warming up records: archives, memory, power and index of the disappeared.” Interactions 6(1): 1-11. At http://escholarship.org/uc/item/5j76z82c.
- Ivy Schweitzer, “Native Sovereignty and the Archive: Samson Occom and Digital Humanities” in Resources for American Literary Study, vol. 38, 2015: 21-52.
- Siobhan Senier. “Decolonizing the Archive: Digitizing Native Literature with Students and Tribal Communities” Resilience: A Journal of the Environmental Humanities Vol. 1, No. 3 (Fall 2014).
- Amardeep Singh. “The Archive Gap: Race, Canon, and the Digital Humanities” 2015 http://www.electrostani.com/2015/09/the-archive-gap-race-canon-and-digital.html
- Linda Tuhiwai Smith Decolonizing Methodologies
- A Strauss. “Treading the ground of contested memory: archivists and the human rights movement in Chile.” Archival Science 15(4): 369-397. 2014.
- Tywanna Whorley. “The Tuskegee Syphilis Study and the Politics of Memory” in Archives and the Public Good, Cox and Wallace 2002
- KM Wisser and JA Blanco-Rivera. “Surveillance, documentation and privacy: an international comparative analysis of state intelligence records.” Archival Science 16(2): 125-147. 2015.
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