MAY 8-10, 2008
CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK GRADUATE CENTER NEW YORK CITY
CLAGS announces the GLBT ALMS Conference 2008, an international conference about
GLBT Archives, Libraries, Museums, and Special Collections (ALMS). Following the successful
GLBT ALMS conference May 2006 at the University of Minnesota, GLBT ALMS 2008 is
scheduled to take place in New York City May 8-10, 2008.
GLBT ALMS 2008 will focus on GLBT archives, libraries, museums, and other collections
of GLBT materials. The conference will explore a range of topics related to the organization,
description, access, use, publicity, support, suppression, and preservation of GLBT archival
collections, institutions, and material.
Submit Your Ideas
Archivists, librarians, curators, independent scholars, academics, activists, artists, researchers,
and all affi liated with community-based queer archives are invited to submit ideas
for individual and collaborative papers, panels, workshops, discussions, performances, and
multimedia presentations on any aspect of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer identity,
culture, and community in relation to GLBT archives, libraries, collections, or research
Topics of interest include but are not limited to legal issues, public access, research
methods, international connections, digitization, institutional partnerships, preparing collections,
private collecting, and archive building.
Send resumes/CVs/brief biographies along with proposals of no more than 500 words
to ALMS2008@gmail.com no later than October 15, 2007. Include “ALMS Conference
Proposal” in the email subject line. Prospective participants will be notifi ed by December 1,
GLBT ALMS Conference
MAY 8-10, 2008