Publications

Gracen Brilymer, Joyce Gabiola, Jimmy Zavala, Michelle Caswell, “Reciprocal Archival Imaginaries: The Shifting Boundaries of ‘Community’ in Community Archives.” Accepted to Archivaria.

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, forthcoming). Accepted for publication.

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, forthcoming). Accepted for publication.

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

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

Caswell, Michelle and Bergis Jules. “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.

Marika Cifor; Michelle Caswell; Alda Allina Migoni; and Noah Geraci, “’What We Do Crosses Over to Activism’: The Politics and Practice of Community Archives.” The Public Historian 40(2) (May 2018): 69-95.

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

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

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

Caswell, Michelle; Alda Allina Migoni, Noah Geraci, and Marika Cifor, “’To Be Able to Imagine Otherwise’: Community Archives and the Importance of Representation.” Archives and Records 38(1) (2016) (special issue on public history): 1-20.

Caswell, Michelle, Marika Cifor, and Mario H. Ramirez. “’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.

Presentations

Caswell, Michelle. “History By Us, For Us: Defining Community Archives.” Transforming Knowledge, Transforming Libraries Project. University of California-Irvine. July 18, 2019.

Caswell, Michelle. “Assessing the Affective Impact of Community Archives: Introducing the Toolkit” Archival Education and Research Institute, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, England, July 12, 2019.

Larmon, Oraison H. “Paid Archival Internships: Community, Precarity, and Sustainability.” Archival Education and Research Institute, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, England, July 12, 2019.

Caswell, Michelle. Invited Presenter and Workshop Facilitator. “Assessing and Leveraging the Impact of Archives.” Great Lakes Regional Alliance for the Study of Aboriginal Arts and Cultures. Partnership Grant Workshop on Impact. March 27, 2019. Black River Wilderness Park, Rama First Nation, Canada.

Caswell, Michelle. Invited Panel Participant. “From Community to Curriculum: Translating Social Responsibility into Archival Education.” Simmons University, Boston, April 12, 2019.

Caswell, Michelle. Invited Panel Participant. “The Material Conditions of the Historic Surprise,” Organization of American Historians Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, April 6, 2019.

Caswell, Michelle. Invited Talk. “Assessing the Emotional Impact of Community Archives: Using the Toolkit,” Memory Lab Network (IMLS-funded public library consortium), Webinar, February 26, 2019.

Caswell, Michelle, Joyce Gabiola, and Jessica Tai. “New Theories in Community Archives: Time, Access, Community, and Agency,” Digital Libraries Forum, Las Vegas, NV, October 15, 2018.

Caswell, Michelle. “Now More Than Ever: Archivists Against History Repeating Itself,” Invite Talk, Penn State University, Information + Humanities Conference, September 21, 2018. 

Caswell, Michelle. “Now More Than Ever: Community Archives and the Political Urgency of Memory Work,” Invited Keynote, U.K and Ireland Archives and Records Association Annual Meeting, August 30, 2018. 

Gabiola, Joyce. “Internalized Symbolic Annihilation and Emotional Labor,” presentation at Gender and Sexuality in Information Studies Colloquium, Simmons College, Boston, MA, July 20, 2018.

Caswell, Michelle. “History By Us, For Us: Defining Community Archives,” Invited lecture. University of California-Irvine Library, Transforming Knowledge, Transforming Libraries Project, July 9, 2018. 

Gabiola, Joyce. “Community Archives and Internalized Symbolic Annihilation,” Invited talk. University of California-Irvine Library, Transforming Knowledge, Transforming Libraries Project, July 9, 2018.

Caswell, Michelle, Joyce Gabiola and Gracen Brilmyer. “Community Archives: New Theories of Impact, Space, and Community,” Lambda Archives of San Diego, CA, June 21, 2018.

Gabiola, Joyce. “On the Right to be Forgotten: Internalized Symbolic Annihilation,” National Forum on Ethics and Archiving the Web, The New Museum, NYC, March 23, 2018.

Caswell, Michelle. Invited Talk. “Seeing Yourself in History with Community-Based Archives.” Qatar National Library, Doha, Qatar, March 19, 2018.

Caswell, Michelle. “Archival Disruptions in Time.” Activism and Archives Panel.  American Studies Association Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL, November 10, 2017. 

Caswell, Michelle. “Teaching Communities Critically.” Diversifying the Digital Community Archives Forum. New York University. October 19, 2017.

Caswell, Michelle. Invited Talk. “Archivists Against History Repeating Itself: Toward a Liberatory Now.” CUNY Graduate Center. October 18, 2017.

Caswell, Michelle and Joyce Gabiola, “’Are You A Spy?’: The Methodological Challenges of Studying Community Archives,” Society of American Archivists Research Forum, Portland, OR, July 25, 2017.

Caswell, Michelle, Joyce Gabiola and Jimmy Zavala. “Imagining Transformative Spaces: The Personal-Political Sites of Community Archives.” Archival Education and Research Institute, University of Toronto, July 13, 2017.