This 45 minute lecture discusses historical and current terminology used by scholars and members of the LGBTQIA+ in discussion of gender and sexuality
Recorded talk on "What is Libra? UVa's Scholarly Institutional Repository" created for 2020 Open Access Week. Slides with notes are included Libra is a set of repositories that provides open access to publicly available content such as journal articles, monographs, conference proceedings, presentations, posters, reports, pre-prints. It also contains data and other products of research. AND Libra is the online source for UVA's Theses and dissertations. Libra, as the institutional repository for UVa, is the...
This 30 minute lecture discusses research in Latinx literature, and how conventional library practices in description may not fully represent the characters and themes found therein.
Keywords in Native American and Indigenous Studies: Language, Naming, Sovereignty, and Power in Libraries and Information ScienceAllison Bigelow
This 30 minute lecture discusses pertinent issues in naming of Native American tribes and facilitating discovery of materials in ways that account for historic terminology familiar to users and terminology preferred by the content owners.
This video is an experiential exploration of the easternmost portion of Meadow Creek bordering the Locust Grove neighborhood of Charlottesville, Virginia. Narrated from the perspective of the creek itself, anomalies along its path are taken as points of departure for revealing the layers of infrastructural and human-urban intervention that have transformed the creek over time. It invites viewers to take a more expansive view of the creek’s identity as more than its literal waters.
Gristmills like Locklyn Mill transformed the physical and cultural landscape of Locust Grove, Central Virginia, and the globe. At the height of wheat production in Virginia, mills played a large part in sustaining social structures, economic power based on ownership of the land, and community development and eventually, decline. The capitalist-based culture highly relied on the exploitation of land, natural resources, and people into order to thrust a select few into prominence. This presentation explores...
This 45 minute lecture discusses historical and current terminology used by historians in discussion of the institution of slavery and practices of segregation and the people of color against whom these institutions and practices were directed.