Archives of Dissent – video of conference

From Lincoln Cushing to the PLG list:

The “Archives of Dissent” panel held at U.C. Berkeley 9/18/2008 can now be seen on YouTube:

It includes presentations by:

• Julie Herrada, Labadie Collection Librarian, University of Michigan, and curator of a “1968” special exhibit. The Labadie Collection is an internationally renowned archive of social protest materials.

• Kalim Smith – UC Berkeley doctoral student in anthropology and folklore, researching the preservation of Native American languages threatened with extinction.

• Lincoln Cushing, independent librarian and Docs Populi archivist.

• Megan Shaw Prelinger & Rick Prelinger, co-founders of the Prelinger Library, an appropriation-friendly, image-rich, browsable research collection of 50,000 books, periodicals, printed ephemera and government documents, located south of Market St in San Francisco.