BRIDGING THE GAPS
Registration opens this coming Monday
<http://www.newenglandarchivists.org/event-2268050> for the New England
Archivists' Fall 2016 Meeting, "Bridging the Gaps" on October 14th at the
Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, Massachusetts. This half-day symposium is
about exploring ways the archival profession can reach across divisions and
work with stakeholders to expand access to collections and document
underrepresented communities and issues.
-- Hear Yiddish Book Center founder and president Aaron Lansky speak about
his ongoing work to rescue and make accessible the endangered literature of
-- Attend a panel discussion on promoting access across boundaries created
by language, gender, and differing abilities
-- Finish up the day with a series of short presentations by NEA members.
Tours of the Yiddish Book Center and the Hampshire College Archives and
Special Collections will be offered in the morning before the meeting
begins. *And this year, for the first time, NEA will offer a chartered bus
to provide a greener and more affordable travel option from Boston to
We hope to see you in Amherst!
NEA Fall 2016 Meeting
Bridging the Gaps
October 14, 2016 | 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Yiddish Book Center <http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/> | Amherst, MA
Registration opens August 22nd
NEA members: $45 ($70 with bus)
NEA members bridge*: $34 ($59 with bus)
Student members: $22 ($47 with bus)
Non-members: $60 ($85 with bus)
* Bridge rates are reserved for NEA members in good standing who
self-identify as un- or under-employed
New England Archivists