ABOUT AERI

The tenth annual Archival Education and Research Institute (AERI) will be held at The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Alabama (USA) from July 9-13, 2018. Previous institutes were held at UCLA (2009, 2012), the University of Michigan Ann Arbor (2010), Simmons College (2011), the University of Texas Austin (2013), the University of Pittsburgh (2014), the University of Maryland, College Park (2015), Kent State University (2016), and the University of Toronto (2017).

These week-long Institutes, held every summer, are designed to strengthen education and research and support academic cohort-building and mentoring. Institutes are open to all academic faculty and students working in archival studies, both nationally and internationally, as well as others engaged in archival education, research and scholarship, broadly conceived.

AERI SEEKS TO ADVANCE THE FIELD OF ARCHIVAL STUDIES BY:

  1. Creating a dynamic community of researchers, teachers, and students to help mentor doctoral students and faculty in areas such as thesis preparation, grant writing, publishing, and career development.
  2. Advancing curriculum development in archival studies.
  3. Furthering current research development through paper presentations, posters, and workshop activities.
  4. Fostering interest in future collaborations both nationally and internationally.

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