Americana 2017: Archives and Public Memory in a Post-Truth World

by President Jen Wachtel On April 5, 2017, Student Archivists at Maryland hosted its 14th annual Americana! This year, we invited professionals back to campus for a substantive discussion about the complex relationship between the archives, the public, and the record. We asked our panelists and audience to consider how the concept of “post-truth” affects the …

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