Faculty Research: Jeannette Bastian

Jeannette Bastian's research interests and writings are in the areas of post-colonialism, collective memory and archival education. Her books include West Indian Literature: An Index to Criticism,1930-1975 (1981), Owning Memory, How a Caribbean Community Lost Its Archives and Found Its History (2003), Archival Internships: A Guide for Faculty, Supervisors, and Students (with Donna Webber, 2008). A collection of essays, edited with Ben Alexander, Community Archives, The Shaping of Memory, will be published in August 2009. Jeannette is currently writing a second book with Donna Webber, Archives for Librarians, that will be published by the Society of American Archivists. She is also working on several research projects and presentations including a five-year update of data on graduate archival education curricula, a study of the records of online communities and an investigation into the archival qualities of carnivals and commemorations.

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