Publications

Brilmyer, Gracen; Gabiola, Joyce; Zavala, Jimmy; and Caswell, Michelle. “Reciprocal Archival Imaginaries: The Shifting Boundaries of ‘Community’ in Community Archives,” Archivaria 88 (2019): 6-48.

Caswell, Michelle. “Affective Bonds: What Community Archives Can Teach Mainstream Institutions,” In Bastian, Jeannette and Flinn, Andrew, Eds. Community Archives, Community Spaces: Heritage, Memory and Identity, (London: Facet, 2020).

Caswell, Michelle; Gabiola, Joyce; Brilmyer, Gracen; Zavala, Jimmy. “‘Carry It Forward’: Community-Based Conceptualizations of Accountability,” In Elizabeth Yakel and Jeannette Bastian, Eds. Defining a Discipline: Essays in Honor of Richard Cox,(Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2020).

Tai, Jessica; Gabiola, Joyce; Zavala, Jimmy;  Brilymer, Gracen; and Caswell, Michelle. “Summoning the Ghosts: Records as Agents.” Journal of Contemporary Archival Studies 6 (2019): https://elischolar.library.yale.edu/jcas/vol6/iss1/18/. 

Mallick, Samip and Caswell, Michelle. “Against Precarity: Towards a Community-Based Notion of Fiscal Sustainability.” Sustainable Futures Project: https://medium.com/@samip_6256/815d1d889309.

Caswell, Michelle and Jules, Bergis. “Integrating Community Archives into a National Digital Platform: Challenges, Opportunities and Recommendations.” White Paper, Diversifying the Digital Consortium  (January 2018): http://diversifyingthedigital.org/uploads/8/8/7/3/88738438/ddhr_whitepaper_jan_2018.pdf.

Cifor, Marika; Caswell, Michelle; Migoni, Alda Allina; and Geraci, Noah. “’What We Do Crosses Over to Activism’: The Politics and Practice of Community Archives.” The Public Historian 40 no. 2 (May 2018): 69-95.

Caswell, Michelle; Gabiola, Joyce; Brilmyer, Gracen;  Zavala, Jimmy; and Cifor, Marika. “Imagining Transformative Spaces: The Personal-Political Sites of Community Archives,” Archival Science 18 (2018): 73-93.

Gabiola, Joyce and Caswell, Michelle. “‘Are You a Spy?’: Methodological Challenges to Studying Community Archives,” Society of American Archivists Research Forum Proceedings 2017.

Zavala, Jimmy;  Migoni, Alda Allina; Cifor, Marika; Geraci, Noah; and  Caswell, Michelle. “‘A Process Where We’re All at the Table’: Community Archives Challenging Dominant Modes of Archival Practice,Archives and Manuscripts 2017.

Caswell, Michelle; Migoni,Alda Allina; Geraci, Noah; and Cifor, Marika. “’To Be Able to Imagine Otherwise’: Community Archives and the Importance of Representation,Archives and Records 38 no. 1 (2016) (special issue on public history): 1-20.

Caswell, Michelle; Cifor, Marika; and Ramirez, Mario H. “’To Suddenly Discover Yourself Existing’: Uncovering the Affective Impact of Community Archives,The American Archivist 79 (Spring/ Summer 2016): 56-81. Winner, Fellows Ernst Posner Award, Society of American Archivists.