Feeling Liberatory Memory Work

On the Archival Uses of Joy and Anger

  • Michelle Caswell


This is the edited text of a plenary address delivered remotely by the author, on June 12, 2020, at the Association of Canadian Archivists’ annual conference.

Author Biography

Michelle Caswell

Michelle Caswell is an Associate Professor in the Department of Information Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles, where she directs the UCLA Community Archives Lab. Together with Samip Mallick, she is the co-founder of the South Asian American Digital Archive. Her new book, Urgent Archives: Enacting Liberatory Memory Work, is forthcoming from Routledge.

How to Cite
Caswell, Michelle. 2020. “Feeling Liberatory Memory Work: On the Archival Uses of Joy and Anger”. Archivaria 90 (November), 148-64. https://archivaria.ca/index.php/archivaria/article/view/13763.
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