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Amanda Greenwood

About

Amanda Greenwood is an archivist in Historical Collections & Services, where she works to make collections discoverable and accessible. Her writings and research interests focus on trauma and emotions in archival work; web archiving labor, sustainability, and maintenance; digital projects, and the intersection of postcolonialism and masculinity in the works of James Joyce.

Education and Certifications

MSIS, Archives and Records Administration, University at Albany, SUNY

ALM, English (Extension Studies), Harvard University

BA, English, University at Albany, SUNY

Certified Archivist, Academy of Certified Archivists

Publications

(Forthcoming) “‘Singing of These Losses in My Life’: A Qualitative Study Examining the Challenging Emotional Responses of Archival Donors,” in A Practical Guidebook to Trauma Informed Archival Practice: Best Practices and Case Studies, edited by Michelle Ganz and Veronica Denison, Rowman and Littlefield, 2024. 

(Forthcoming) “‘Think You're Escaping and Run into Yourself’: Emotion, Trauma, and the Personal in the Archival Record,” co-authored with Jenifer Monger in A Practical Guidebook to Trauma Informed Archival Practice: Best Practices and Case Studies, edited by Michelle Ganz and Veronica Denison, Rowman and Littlefield, 2024.

“Building Bridges between Past and Future: Reflections on John Fleckner's 'The Paradox of Change and Continuity',” The American Archivist Reviews Portal (2023). 

“Cross-functional Workflows for Digital Projects in a Small Academic Library: A Case Study.” Co-authored with Rebecca Fried and Corinne Chatnik. Journal of Digital Media Management, 11, no. 4 (2023): 368-382. 

 “The Birth and Death of the Author: A Multi-Authored History of Authorship in Print,” James Joyce Quarterly, 60, 1-2 (Fall 2022-Winter 2023): 202-204. 

“The Past Web: Exploring Web Archives,” The American Archivist, 85, no. 2 (Fall/Winter 2022): 717-720. 

“The Archiving of COVID-19: A Historical Literature Review,” The American Archivist, 85, no. 1 (Spring/Summer 2022): 288-311. 

 "The Adulthood Crisis of Societal Role Conformity in 'A Little Cloud'." James Joyce Journal, 22, ii (2016): 9-22. 

"Deviant Sexuality and Positive Outcomes in Ulysses and 'The Waste Land'." James Joyce Journal, 19, ii (2013): 183-98. 

"The Adolescent Crisis of Identity in James Joyce’s Dubliners and A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man." James Joyce Journal, 19, i (2013): 67-87. 

"The Crisis of Control in James Joyce’s Dubliners and A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man." James Joyce Journal, 18, ii (2012): 39-60. 

Conference Proceedings

“A Cross-Functional Team Approach to Digital Projects.” Co-authored with Corinne Chatnik and Rebecca Fried. Presentation at the Digital Library Federation (DLF) Forum, St. Louis, Missouri, November 13-15, 2023. 

“A Community Approach to Transcribing the Jane Bigelow Diaries.” Co-authored with Corinne Chatnik and Rebecca Fried. Presentation at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC), October 20, 2023. 

“’You Can’t Always Get What You Want’: A Complex Tale of Appraisal in Web Archives.” Presentation at the Boston Library Consortium Web Archiving Community of Interest, Virtual Meeting, September 28, 2023. 

“Ethical Stewardship and Trauma in Archival Work.” Co-hosted with Susan Paterson, Allison Fischbach, and Corinne Chatnik. Session at the Society of American Archivists ARCHIVES*RECORDS 2021 Conference, Virtual Conference, July 27, 2023. 

“It Takes a Village: Crowdsourcing Transcription of the Jane Bigelow Diaries at Union College.” Presentation at the New York Archives Conference (NYAC), Virtual Conference, June 16, 2023. 

“Unsustainability and Retrenchment in American University Web Archives Programs.” Co-authored with Gregory Wiedeman. Presentation at the International Internet Preservation Consortium Web Archiving Conference (IIPCWAC), Hilversum, Netherlands, May 12, 2023. 

“Implementing Large-Scale Digitization Projects using Undergraduate Students.” Co-authored with Rebecca Fried. Poster presentation at the Central New York Library Resources Council (CLRC) Conference, Virtual Conference, October 17, 2022. 

“How We're Digitizing 22,000 Letters: Challenges and Opportunities.” Co-authored with Rebecca Fried. Presentation at the Digital Library Federation (DLF) Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, October 10, 2022. 

“A Qualitative Study Examining the Challenging Emotional Responses of Archival Donors.” Presentation at the Society of American Archivists Research Forum, Virtual Conference, August 10, 2022. 

“How the Pandemic Challenged Graduate-level Hands-on Learning.” Presentation at the Rare Books and Manuscripts Section (RBMS): What now? Reflection, Reckoning, and Recovery Conference, Virtual Conference, June 22, 2022. 

“Social Justice and Critical Librarianship Initiatives in Academic Libraries.” Poster presentation at the Central NY Library Resources Council (CLRC) Conference, Virtual Conference, October 22, 2021. 

“Web Archives Maintenance Inflation.” Co-authored with Gregory Wiedeman. Presentation at the Archive-It Partner Meeting, Virtual Conference, September 29, 2021. 

“Immortalized Trauma: The Emotional Impact of Archival Work.” Poster presentation at the Society of American Archivists ARCHIVES*RECORDS 2021 Conference, Virtual Conference, August 2-6, 2021. 

“Web Archiving and Collective Memory.” Presentation at the Students and New Archival Professional Section of the Society of American Archivists Annual Meeting, Virtual Conference, July 20, 2021. 

“The Digital Archiving of COVID-19.” Presentation at the New York Archives Conference, Virtual Conference, June 10-12, 2021.     

"The Importance of Web Archiving, Web Crawling, and Web Appraisal.” Presentation at the New York Archives Conference, Virtual Conference, June 10-12, 2021. 

“James Joyce Session.” Panel leader at The Korean Society of British and American Fiction Conference, Seoul, Korea, 2014. 

"Deviant Sexuality and Positive Outcomes in Ulysses and ‘The Waste Land.’” Paper presentation at The English Language and Literature Association of Korea Conference, Seoul, Korea, November 7-9, 2013. 

“The Crisis of Control in Dubliners and A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man.” Paper presentation at the 5th International James Joyce Conference, Gwangju, Korea, November 10-11, 2012.

Blog, Magazine, and Newsletter Contributions

“The American Archivist’s Hidden Content Project.” Co-authored with Katharina Hering and Bree’ya Brown. Archival Outlook. (September/October 2023): 12 & 30.

“A Digital Odyssey: Lessons from the 2023 American Archivist Readership Survey.” Co-authored with Eric Hung. Archival Outlook (July/August 2023): 15 & 18.

“Unearthing Treasures.” New York State Archives Magazine, 22, no. 3 (Winter 2023): 8-10.

“The John Bigelow Papers at Union College.” Capital Area Archivists of New York Newsletter, (Fall/Winter 2022-2023).

“A Most Distinguished Citizen: Union College’s John Bigelow Papers.” Midwest Archives Conference Newsletter, 49, no. 4 (April 2022).

“Learning How to Web Archive: A Graduate Student Perspective.” Society of American Archivists Web Archiving Section Blog, (February 2022).

“Collective Memory, Responsibility, and Web Archiving.” M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives Blog, (May 11, 2021).

“Web Archiving in the M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections & Archives.” University at Albany Libraries Online Newsletter, (Spring 2021).

Professional Service

American Archivist Editorial Board, Member and Hidden Content Project Liaison, 2023-Present

Journal of Contemporary Archival Studies, Peer Reviewer, 2023-Present

Capital Area Archivists of New York, Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect, 2022-Present

Society of American Archivists Web Archiving Section, Education Coordinator, 2022-Present

 

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