Discussing the Archive Series — March 3 Event

Announcing an upcoming panel discussion at NYU:

“Archival Materialities: Text, Sound, Image, Object”

Wednesday, March 3rd, 6 pm
19 University Place, Great Room (1st floor)

Tina M. Campt, Associate Professor of Women’s Studies and History, Duke University
Lisa Darms, Senior Archivist at Fales Library, NYU
Kate Eichhorn, Assistant Professor of Culture and Media, The New School
Meredith McGill, Associate Professor of English, Director of the Center for Cultural Analysis, Rutgers University
Moderated by Lisa Gitelman, Associate Professor of English and Media Culture and Communication, NYU

This is the second event in a semester-long series:

Discussing the Archive: Ideas, Practices, Institutions
New York University, Spring 2010

Sponsored by the Humanities Initiative, the Departments of English, History, and Social and Cultural Analysis, the Archives and Public History Program, the Working Group on Slavery and Freedom, and the Colloquium on American Literature and Culture, New York University.

Full schedule: http://aphdigital.org/more/discussing-the-archive/

February 4th, 5:30 pm
Problems and Productivities of Archival Silence

March 3rd, 6 pm
Archival Materialities

March 11th, 5:30 pm
Collecting and Collectivities

April 7th, 5:30 pm
Embodied Archive

April 22nd, 3:30 pm
Graduate Student Workshop with Thomas Blanton (National Security Archive)

April 22nd, 5 pm
Archives and the Security State: Implications for Archival Research

All events are free and open to the public; ID required for entry into campus buildings.

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


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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