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A/CA Members at the IAMHIST 2023 Future [of] Archives Conference

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Congratulations to many A/CA members who are presenting their research at this year's IAMHIST 2023 Conference on Future [of] Archives on June 20-22 in Montreal! Details about the pre-constituted A/CA panels and individual paper presentations are below. For more information about the program and schedule, visit the conference website.


Wednesday, June 21 • 5:45pm - 8:30pm

Screening of Kewekapawetan, by Jennifer Dysart
Followed by an Archive/Counter-Archive Plenary Roundtable TELEVISION ARCHIVES REVISITED

Chair: Janine Marchessault
(York University)
Speakers: Andrew Burke (University of Winnipeg), Jennifer Dysart (filmmaker), Mary Elizabeth Luka, Patrick McCurdy (University of Ottawa), Jennifer VanderBurgh (Saint Mary's University)

Thursday, June 22 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm

PANEL 32 Feminist Counter-Archiving: Research Creation, Care, and Networks of Solidarity

CHAIR: Antoine Damiens 
Julia Polyck-O’Neill - "Joyce Wieland’s Potential Archive: Media and Remediation in the Feminist Media Archive" 
Em Barton - "The Archive as a Problem of Form: Queer Feminist Film Scenes at Toronto’s Funnel" 
Jonathan Petrychyn - "Remembering and Remediating Intergenerational Queer, Anti-Racist, & Feminist Media Activism"
Stéfy McKnight  - "Aqtion Arqhive: Intersectional and Socially-engaged Approaches to Curating with Care" 


OPENING PLENARY Archives, Access, and Disability: Revealing the Traces of Absence (Tuesday, June 20 • 11:00am - 12:30pm) - Michael Marlatt

PANEL 2 Queer Archives and Archiving for New Historiographies (Tuesday, June 20 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm)
CHAIR: Antoine Damiens
Axelle Demus
- "'I Have Waited 44 Years': Preserving, Remediating, and Remembering the Archives of 1970s Queer Community Television"

PANEL 5 Out of the Box: New (Media-) Historiographies (Tuesday, June 20 • 3:30pm - 5:00pm)
Charles Acland - "From Access to Prompts in Media Archive - The Canadian Educational, Sponsored, and Industrial Film Project"

PANEL 11 Landscapes and Architectures of Memory (Wednesday, June 21 • 9:00am - 10:30am)
Cléo Sallis-Parchet - "Archival Reflections & Revelations: Excavating the Forgotten Memories of the Women & Film Festival (1973)"

PANEL 18 Digital Archives: Artificial Intelligence, Algorithms, and Platforms (Wednesday, June 21• 3:30pm - 5:00pm)
Elina Lex - "Archival Futures: XR Platforms as Living Archives"
Andrew Bailey - "Landscapes of Digital Art: How Platformized Gameplay is Archived at the Mackenzie Art Gallery"

PANEL 24 Health (and the) Archives (Wednesday, June 21• 3:30pm - 5:00pm)
Michael Marlatt - "In the Stacks but Rarely Behind the Desk?: the Disabled Archivist and the Medical Film Archive"

PANEL 28 Attending to the Absences: Memory and Reconstruction in Contemporary Documentary Practices (Thursday, June 22 • 9:00am - 10:30am)
Johanna Laub - "Inhabiting the interval: Reincarnation and Reconstruction in Lawrence Abu Hamdan’s Once Removed"
Lola Rémy - "An Archive of Ash and Rubble: Memory and the Performance of Home"

PANEL 30 Between Pedagogy and Demagogy: Archival Materials in Popular Film Histories (Thursday, June 22 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm)
Philipp Dominik Keidl - "Heritage and Hate: Archival Materials in Alternative Influence Networks"