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Call for Papers | Summoning the Archive

Call for Papers | Summoning the Archive: A Symposium on the Periodical, Printed Matter, and Digital Archiving NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge May 11-13, 2017 Organizer: Meghan Forbes, NYU and UT-­Austin Keynote Speaker: Jenna Freedman, Barnard The printing and distribution of the avant-­garde magazine, illustrated weekly, and underground zine have developed in the twentieth century […]

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You Go, New School Archives!

This week, the New School Archives and Special Collections announced that “Over seven thousand text, audio and moving image documents” have now been added to the Digital Public Library of America. The New School Archives & Special Collections documents the rich histories of the New School, Parsons and Mannes, with particularly strong collections in the areas of […]

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The Art of the Virus

There’s still no worse feeling than getting a computer virus. You know that it’s more or less your fault for having been tricked into installing it, and it’s actively ruining your computer. Although advances in digital security and virus protection, a computer virus can seem like a thing of the past. We often forget that […]

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The National Archives is on GIPHY

Did you hear? Historians across the nation stopped everything they were doing on the morning of September 22 2016 when  the American Historical Association announced that the National Archives and Records Administration had joined GIPHY.  “I am posting too much today,” a colleague from the Midwest wrote on Facebook, attaching a .gif of the original […]

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