ARCHIVE Symposium Schedule

April 1, 2017
Steinberg Auditorium, Sam Fox School

Saturday, April 1, 2017
9:30 am - 7:00 pm

Morning Sessions

9:00 am | coffee
9:30 am | Welcome and Opening Remarks: Heidi Kolk & Monika Weiss
9:45 am -10:30 am | Keynote:  Marlene Manoff, theorist

Manoff will deliver a keynote entitled “Archival Silence in the Age of Trump" that explores recent events and phenomena as part of the broader discourse of archival silence.   

10:30am-12:00 noon | Panel 1: Locating / Subverting the Archive
Heidi Kolk (historian, Associate Director of American Culture Studies), chair
* Nadia Ghasedi (archivist, Associate University Librarian and Head of Special Collections)
* Anika Walke (historian, Assistant Professor of History)
* Shimon Attie (artist, Henry & Natalie Freund Teaching Fellow, Sam Fox School of Art)
* Monika Weiss (artist/filmmaker, Associate Professor, Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts)
(Buzz Spector, artist/writer, Professor, Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, respondent)

Afternoon Sessions

1:30 pm-3:00 pm | Panel 2: Conceptualizing the Archive 
Monika Weiss (artist/filmmaker, Associate Professor, Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts), chair
* Lindsay Zarwell (archivist, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Film Archive)
* Erin McGlothlin (historian, Associate Professor, Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures and Jewish, Islamic and Near Eastern Languages and Cultures) with Brad Prager (historian, Professor of German and Film Studies, U of Missouri-Columbia)
* Marlene Manoff, theorist
* Heidi Kolk (historian, Associate Director of American Culture Studies)
(Douglas B. Dowd, designer/theorist, Professor, Sam Fox of Design & Visual Arts, respondent)

4:00 pm -7:00 pm | BRABSON FILMMAKER lecture / screening

Yemane Demissie (filmmaker, Associate Professor, NYU).

Award-winning independent filmmaker Yemane I. Demissie will deliver the Brabson Filmmaker Lecture, followed by a screening of Asni: the Life of Asnaketch Worku.

Image show aboveAlmstadtstrasse 43 (formerly Grenadierstrasse 7): Slide projection of former Hebrew bookstore, 1930, Berlin,1992,  33"X40" chromogenic photograph and on-location installation, Shimon Attie, courtesy of Jack Shainman Gallery, New York


This symposium has been possible thanks to the generous support from the Center for Humanities at Washington University and the Brabson Library & Educational Foundation in St. Louis.  Additional thanks to Special Collections, Olin Library, Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, and American Culture Studies.