October 8, 2020

Professor of History Susannah Ottaway and Program Associate Elizabeth Budd presented at a meeting of the Twin Cities Archives Round Table (TCART) on the Carleton Covid-19 Archive. They were invited by TCART President and Carleton Digital Archivist Nat Wilson to speak at TCART’s “October Forum on Covid-19 and Social Justice.” Professor Ottaway and Budd shared the background of the project and the accompanying class, the development of the archive, and the content of its collections. Dr. Heather Shirey, Professor of Art History at the University of St. Paul, also presented. She shared her own, similar initiatives that seek to document street art that responds to the Covid-19 pandemic as well as protests for racial justice following the murder of George Floyd.