Graduate Student Paper Opportunity

Dear Professor Wosh,
I am an active member of SAA and actually went to the session you participated in during this last meeting in Austin. Very interesting, indeed! Currently, I am the archivist of the Feminist Theory Papers at Brown University and a PhD student at Simmons. My purpose for writing is to ask if you have any graduate students currently working on issues of race, ethnicity, and diversity in the archives. The work could be focused around access, appraisal, filling in the “gaps,” theory, etc. If you do have such students, could you please have them contact me? We are looking for a possible participant in a winter colloquium entitled, “The Archives: In the Age of ‘Post-Feminism’, ‘Post-Race’, and ‘Post-Theory’. Thank you for your time.
Sincerely,
Amy

Amy Greer
Archivist of the Feminist Theory Papers
The Pembroke Center
Brown University
Box 1958
Providence, RI 02912
(401) 863-6268

Manuscript Librarian
Brown Family Papers
Brown University
(401) 863-2148

Peter J. Wosh
Director, Archives/Public History Program
History Department
New York University
53 Washington Square South
New York NY 10012
Phone: (212) 998-8601
Fax: (212) 995-4017

http://history.fas.nyu.edu/object/history.gradprog.archivespublichistory.html

Peter Wosh

About Peter Wosh

Professor Wosh directs the program in Archives and Public History at NYU. Professor Wosh’s research has focused primarily on American religion, American institutional cultures, and archival management issues. His background includes work as an archivist in a variety of academic and nonprofit institutions, including: Director of Archives and Library Services, American Bible Society (1989-1994); Archivist/Records Manager, American Bible Society (1984-1989); University Archivist, Seton Hall University (1978-1984). He is the author of Privacy and Confidentiality Perspectives: Archivists and Archival Records, with Menzi Behrnd-Klodt (Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2005); Covenant House: Journey of a Faith-Based Charity (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005); Spreading the Word: The Bible Business in Nineteenth-Century America (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1994); The Diocesan Journal of Michael Augustine Corrigan, Bishop of Newark, New Jersey, 1872-1880 (Newark: New Jersey Historical Society, 1987); as well as articles in various archival, historical, and library journals. Professor Wosh’s current research involves editing the published writings of Waldo Gifford Leland, a pioneering archival theoretician, for the Archival Classics series published by the Society of American Archivists.

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