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Community-Driven Archives: Centering BIPOC & LGBTQ Memory and Knowledge

Posted by Angela Brcka for University Libraries

Join guest scholar Nancy Liliana Godoy, head of the Community-Driven Archives (CDA) Initiative at Arizona State University (ASU) Library, to learn about her community-driven archiving work that focuses on centering BIPOC & LGBTQ memory and knowledge.

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About the speaker

Nancy Liliana Godoy is head of the Community-Driven Archives (CDA) Initiative at Arizona State University (ASU) Library and has been the associate archivist of the Chicano/a Research Collection since 2012. She has received grants from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Arizona State Library to engage and empower historically marginalized communities in Arizona. Godoy is the recipient of the Arizona Humanities Rising Star Award (2017), ASU Catalyst Award (2019), Arizona Library Association’s Outreach Services Award (2019), and Library Journal’s Movers and Shakers Award (2020).

About the series

This event is part of Capturing Community: Digital Storytelling and Community-Driven Archives Speaker Series, a collaboration between Western Michigan University Center for the Humanities and University Libraries. In this series, guest scholars talk about how they use community-driven archiving and digital storytelling collaborations to highlight underrepresented communities, preserve their histories and stories, and capture history-making social justice movements.

Date: Thursday, September 9, 2021
Time: 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Location: Webex
Contact: Amy Bocko
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