Jamie A. Lee, Assistant Professor in UA’s iSchool, has been awarded an IMLS Early Career Grant

July 1, 2019

Jamie A. Lee has been awarded an Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Early Career Grant to conduct research into naming practices used across a range of community-based archives to answer:

How are naming practices – those related to archival appraisal and description – understood, deployed, and, importantly, differently consequential for distinct communities? How can archival description practices be re-imagined to account for the incommensurable ontologies and epistemologies within and among communities? And how can these re-imagined practices be applicable across the spectrum of community-based archives to be relevant, to empower, and to respectfully establish new historical narratives from and about underrepresented communities?

Read more about Lee's Early Career Development project