Speakers

Trevor James Bond

Trevor James Bond

Plateau Peoples’ Web Portal, Co-Director of the Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation 
Associate Dean for Digital Initiatives and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Speaker, Panel 3, Why Partner?

Trevor James Bond is the Co-Director of the Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation (CDSC) and the Associate Dean for Digital Initiatives and Special...

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Valerie Boyd

Valerie Boyd

Charlayne Hunter-Gault Professor of Journalism and Director of MFA Program in Narrative Nonfiction, University of Georgia
Author of Wrapped in Rainbows: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston
Speaker, Panel 1, Scholars Report on Research Experience

Valerie Boyd is author of the critically acclaimed biography Wrapped in Rainbows: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston, winner of the Southern Book Award...

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A'Lelia Bundles Author

A'Lelia Bundles

Author, Journalist, Chairman of the Board, National Archives Foundation
Radcliffe Workshop Advisory Board Member
Moderator, Panel 1, Scholars Report on Research Experience

Author and journalist A’Lelia Bundles is at work on her fifth book, The Joy Goddess of Harlem: A’Lelia Walker and the Harlem Renaissance, a...

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Randall Burkett

Randall Burkett

Curator of African American Collections, Rose Library, Emory University
Speaker, Panel 2, Black Research Collections: Successes and Challenges

In 1997 Randall K. Burkett was hired as the first curator for African American collections at Emory University, and for the past twenty years he has been...

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Reginald Chapple

Reginald Chapple

Chief, Office of Partnerships and Philanthropy, National Park Service
Radcliffe Workshop Advisory Board Member
Moderator, Panel 3, Why Partner?

Reginald Chapple is the Division Chief of the Office of Partnerships and Philanthropic Stewardship for the National Park Service. He is responsible for...

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Anastasia Curwood

Anastasia Curwood

Associate Professor and Director, African American & Africana Studies, University of Kentucky
Speaker, Panel 1, Scholars Report on Research Experience

Anastasia Curwood is an Associate Professor of History and Director of African American and Africana Studies at the University of Kentucky. A native of...

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Garrett Felber

Garrett Felber

Assistant Professor of History at the University of Mississippi
Visiting Scholar in the Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History, Harvard University
Speaker, Panel 1, Scholars Report on Research Experience

Garrett Felber is an Assistant Professor of History at the University of Mississippi and a Visiting Scholar in the Charles Warren Center for Studies in...

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Beverly Guy-Sheftall

Beverly Guy-Sheftall

Chair of Women's Research & Resource Center/Comparative Women's Studies, Anna Julia Cooper Professor of Women's Studies, Spelman College
Radcliffe Workshop Advisory Board Member
Keynote speaker, The Past is Present

Beverly Guy-Sheftall is founding director of the Women’s Research and Resource Center (since 1981) and Anna Julia Cooper Professor of Women’s Studies at...

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Athena Jackson

Athena Jackson

Dorothy Foehr Huck Chair and Head of Special Collections, Penn State University
Radcliffe Workshop Advisory Board Member

Since March 2016, Athena Jackson has been the Dorothy Foehr Huck Chair and Head of the Eberly Family Special Collections Library at The Pennsylvania State...

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Brenda Johnson

Brenda Johnson

Library Director & University Librarian, University of Chicago Library
Radcliffe Workshop Advisory Board Member
Speaker, Panel 3, Why Partner?

Brenda L. Johnson is Library Director and University Librarian at the University of Chicago. Before coming to UChicago, she was Ruth Lilly Dean of...

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Brewster Kahle

Brewster Kahle

Founder of the Internet Archive
Keynote Speaker, The Past and Present in the Future

Brewster Kahle, Digital Librarian and Founder of the Internet Archive, has been working to provide universal access to all knowledge for more than twenty-...

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Jane Kamensky

Jane Kamensky

Pforzheimer Foundation Director of the Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Professor of History, Harvard University
Speaker, Opening Remarks

Jane Kamensky is professor of history at Harvard University and the Carl and Lily Pforzheimer Foundation Director of the Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger...

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Jill Lepore

Jill Lepore

David Woods Kempter '41 Professor of American History, Harvard University
Keynote Speaker, The Past and Present in the Future

Jill Lepore is the David Woods Kemper ’41 Professor of American History at Harvard University. She is also a staff writer at The New Yorker. A...

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Cecily Marcus

Cecily Marcus

Principal Investigator of Umbra Search
Givens Collection of African American Literature Curator, University of Minnesota Libraries
Speaker, Panel 3, Why Partner?

Cecily Marcus is the curator of the Givens Collection of African-American Literature at the University of Minnesota, and Director of the new...

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Lopez D. Matthews

Lopez D Matthews

Digital Production Librarian, Howard University Libraries and The Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
Speaker, Panel 2, Black Research Collections: Successes and Challenges

Lopez Matthews is an Adjunct Professor at Coppin State University where he teaches courses covering United States, African American, African and World...

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