Date                                         Time                                        Location                                  Event


Thursday, May 8                                     4:30 – 7:30 PM                                        Concourse Lobby                                   Conference Registration


6:00 – 9:00 PM                                        484 14th Street, Brooklyn                        Opening Reception  & Tour

                                                                                                                                                                                                Lesbian Herstory Archives


                                                                7:30 – 9:30 PM                                        C198                                                        Drag Show Video Vérité: An Archive on Film

·          Joe E. Jeffreys, Drag Performance Archivist




Friday, May 9                                          8:45 AM                                                   Concourse Lobby                                   Conference Registration


                                                                9:15 AM                                                   Proshansky Auditorium                           Conference Welcome & Tribute


                                                                9:30 – 10:45 AM                                      Proshansky Auditorium                           1st Key Note

                                                                                                                                                                                                Keeping Current: China’s LGBT Information Networks

·          Bing Lan, LGBT Archive Founder, Aibai Culture &

Education Center, Beijing

·          Damien Lu, ICCGL President, Aibai Culture & Education

Center, Beijing

·         Daniel C. Tsang, University of California, Irvine



                                                                11:00 AM – 12:15 PM                              C201-2                                                    The Ever-Evolving Gay Archives: Professional Activists & Archivists

·          Greg Williams, California State University, Dominiguez Hills/ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archive

·          Joy Novak, Center for the Study of Political Graphics,

UCLA PhD Candidate

·          Joseph Hawkins, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archive

·          Mike Olivera, ONE Project Archivist, moderator


C204-5                                                    Building Queer Communities, Building Queer Websites: New

                                                                Digital Resources from CLAGS

·          Sarah Chinn, CLAGS

·          Lynley Wheaton, CLAGS,

·          Jonathan Ned Katz,

·          Nomvuyo Nolutshungu,IRN


C197                                                        Archival Absences

·          Nicholas Matte, University of Toronto PhD Candidate

·          Elisa Norris, Syracuse University PhD Candidate


C198                                                        Flim+Talk

                                                                Nirate Kisses

·          Barbara Hammer, Filmmaker



12:15 – 1:15 PM                                      GC Cafeteria, 8th Floor                            Table Talks: Talk Amongst Yourselves


                                                                5th Ave & 40th Street                               Tour NYPL GLBT Manuscripts & Archives


1:30 – 2:45 PM                                        Proshansky Auditorium                           2nd Key Note

                                                                                                                                Memory in Action: Documenting Same-Sex in an African Content

·          Busi Kheswa, Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action, Johannesburg

·          Anthony Manion, Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action, Johannesburg


3:00 – 4:15 PM                                        C201-2                                                    LC Taxonomy

·          Sara Turkovich, University of Pittsburgh JD Candidate

·          Pat Lawton, University of Pittsburgh MLIS

·          Emily Drabinski, Sarah Lawrence College


C204-5                                                    Small Town, Conservative, and Rural: Documenting More of Queer America

·          Brenda Marston, Cornell University Library, moderator

·          Keith Reynolds, American Heritage Center

·          Santi Thompson, University of South Carolina Library

·          Tami Albin, University of Kansas Libraries

·          Holly Mercer, University of Kansas Libraries


C203                                                        Professional Histories: the GLBT Task Force & Hormel Gay & Lesbian Center

·          Anne L. Moore, University of Massachusetts Amherst Library

·          Karen Sundheim, SFPL James C Hormel Gay & Lesbian Archive


C197                                                        A Queer Case for Queer Space

·          Walter Butler, UCLA MLIS candidate, moderator

·          Andrew Lau, UCLA MLIS candidate

·          Janine Liebert, UCLA MLIS candidate


C198                                                        Reclamation: The Politics of Collection Black Queer Culture

·          Steven G. Fullwood, Schomburg Center, Black Gay & Lesbian Archive

·          Lisa C. Moore, Redbone Press

·          Kevin McGruder, CUNY Graduate Center PhD Candidate


4:30 – 5:45 PM                                        C201-2                                                    Queer Material Culture

·          Sarah Jacobs, Museum of Sex

·          Aaron Stempien, Printermaker/Archivist

·          Pat Gozemba, The History Project Boston

·          Timothy Scofield, The Velvet Foundation


C204-5                                                    Coming to Terms: LGBTIQ Thesauri, Folksonomies, and Taxonomies

·          K.R. Roberto, University of Denver Library

·          Ellen Greenblatt, University of Colorado at Denver Auraria Library

·          Michael Waldman, Baruch College Library

·          Analisa Ornelas, Seattle Public Library


C197                                                        Archiving and the Politics of Identity

·          Emily Hobson, University of Southern California PhD Candidate

·          Shawnta Smith, CUNY Queens College MLS Candidate/Lesbian Herstory


C198                                                        Film+Talk

                                                                Cobbling Together a History of HIV Prevention

·          Jean Carlomusto, Filmmaker


6:00 – 7:30 PM                                        The LGBT Community Center,                 Reception & Tour

                                                                208 West 13th Street                               National Archive of Lesbian, Gay Bisexual & Transgender History


6:00 – 8:00 PM                                        Skylight Room, 9th Fl.                               IRN Launch Party


8:00 – 9:30 PM                                        Elebash Auditorium                                 The 82 Club: A Multi-media Talk

·          Joe E. Jeffreys, Theater Historian/Archivist





Saturday, May 10                                    10:15 – 11:30 AM                                    C201-2                                                    Collections Sharing

·          Bill Hill, Library for Social & Technological Alternatives

·          Sandy Swan, Phil Johnson Historic Archives & Research Library

·          Charles Upchurch, Florida State University


C204-5                                                    Less Process/Less Privacy: Implications of Minimal Processing

                                                                for GLB Collections

·          Jodi Berkowitz, Sallie Bingham Center for Women’s History & Culture

·          Laura Micham, Sallie Bingham Center for Women’s History & Culture

·          Heather Murray, History, University of Ottawa

·          Minnie Bruce Pratt, Writer


C197                                                        Archives as Place

·          Allan Kleiman, Old Bridge (N.J.) Public Library

·          Kelly Rawson, Syracuse University PhD Candidate


C198                                                        Community-Based Archives: What Now?

·          Deb Edel, Lesbian Herstory Archives

·          Rich Wandel, National Archive of LGBT History

·          Mark Meinke, Rainbow History Project


11:45 AM – 1:00 PM                                Prohansky Auditorium                             3rd Key Note

                                                                                                                                Archival Knowledges: Practical, Political, and Theoretical Observations

                                                                                                                                On Making Queer History

·          Susan Stryker, GLBT Historical Society,  San Francisco & Women’s Studies/

Simon Fraser University, Vancouver


                                                                1:00 – 2:00 PM                                        LUNCH                                                     On Your Own


2:15 – 3:30 PM                                        C201-2                                                    (un)intentional community: queer zines in an institutional context

·          Laura Wynholds, University of Wisconsin Madison MLIS Candidate, Queer Zine Archive Project

·          Christopher Wilde, Queer Zine Archive Project

·          Kelly Shortandqueer, Denver Zine Library

·          Jenna Freedman, Barnard College Library


                                                                C204-5                                                    Improving User Access to Decentralized LGBTQ Collections: The Yale Experience

·          Tom Bolze, Yale University Library

·          Mary Caldera, Yale University Library

·          Kelly Barrick, Yale University


C197                                                        Archives and Queer Visibility: The Challenge of Representing Sexuality

·          Gabriela Redwine, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center

·          Leslie Reyman, Wilson Processing Project, NYPL


C198                                                        Film+talk

                                                                Re-Archive: instituting an imaginary

·          Lin+Lam, Filmmakers


3:45 – 5:00 PM                                        C201-2                                                    Oral History How To

·          Kelly Anderson, Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College

·          Donna Braquet, University of Tennessee Libraries

·          Roger Weaver, University of Tennessee Libraries

·          Heather Mitchell, Ohio State University


C204-5                                                    Sex in the Archive

·          Jack van der Wel, IHLIA-Homodok

·          Marcel Barriault, Library & Archives Canada, Ottawa


C197                                                        Queer Archiving from the Ground Up

·          Alana Kumbier, Wellesley College Library

·          Christa Orth, Gay & Lesbian Archives of Pacific Northwest


C198                                                        Film+talk

                                                                Film Clips the Lesbian Herstory Archives (New York) & Bildweschel Archives (Hamburg)

·          Kate Huh, MIX NYC


5:15 – 7:00 PM                                        515 Malcolm X Blvd                                 Closing Tour & Reception

                                                                Harlem, Manhattan                                  Schomburg Center/Black Gay & Lesbian Archive