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Historical Reminiscents

Krista McCracken

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Historical Reminiscents

Historical Reminiscents

Krista McCracken

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Historical Reminiscents is dedicated to discussing public history and archival practice. Created and produced by Krista McCracken this weekly podcast discusses archival impulses, shares insight into the world of public historians, and tackles historical interpretations in Canada.

Latest Episodes

Dated and Racist Language in Archival Descriptions

It's been awhile, but I'm back with new podcast content. In today's episode I'm discussing problematic language in archival descriptions, approaches to handling racist depictions in records, and efforts to update archival practices. Mentioned in this episode: -University of Waterloo, Language in Archival Collections -Archives for Black Lives in Philadelphia, Anti-Racist Description Resources (PDF) - Gracen Brilmyer, Michelle Caswell, Identifying and Dismantling White Supremacy in Archives

8 MIN3 w ago
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Dated and Racist Language in Archival Descriptions

Pandemic Reading

Who needs a distraction? I do. I've been spending a lot of time reading recently. These days, reading is one of the few things that can help push my anxiety to the side and keep my mind busy. In today's episode I share what I've been reading recently and recommend some mind occupying reads.

9 MINAPR 13
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Pandemic Reading

Organizing Blog Theme Weeks

In today's episode I reflect on the work that goes into organizing blog theme weeks or thematic digital series. I talk about my experiences pulling together theme weeks and provide a roadmap for those interested in organizing one.

8 MINMAR 27
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Organizing Blog Theme Weeks

Don't Throw Out That VCR

In today's episode I'm talking about digitization of VHS tapes, digital preservation, and my recent trials and tribulations of using VCRs. I chat about the labour intensive work behind digitization and the challenges of video preservation. Mentioned in this episode: -Samantha Thompson, "Why Don't Archivists Digitize Everything?" -National Archives, Video Guidance: Playback and Digitization of Materials"

8 MINMAR 11
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Don't Throw Out That VCR

Letting Go To Make Space

In today's episode I'm thinking about making space for new opportunities by letting go of old ones. I discuss balancing commitments, knowing when it is time to move on, and changing interests. Mentioned in this episode: -Thinking Rock Community Arts -Erin Wunker, "Surthrival" on the Hook & Eye blog

7 MINFEB 19
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Letting Go To Make Space

Professional Growth Within An Organization

I've been working at Algoma University, in the Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre, since 2010. That's a decade. In today's episode I'm talking about means to stay at one institution for a long period of time and how to grow within local opportunities. Mentioned in this episode: -Erin White, "What It Means to Stay"

9 MINFEB 6
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Professional Growth Within An Organization

Archival Cookbooks

How does food interest with your understanding of the past? In today's episode I'm talking about food in the archives, historical recipes, and teaching history through food. I'll also be talking about some of my favourite historical cookbook quirks. Mentioned in this episode: -Sophie Hicks, Active History posts on using food as historical narrative -Madison Bifano, The Horrors of Salmon Pudding - McGill Library Rare Books and Special Collections Cookbooks on the Internet Archive

9 MINJAN 19
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Archival Cookbooks

Vicarious Trauma in the Archives

New year, new podcast episode. I'm starting 2020 by talking about vicarious trauma in the archives and the impact of working with traumatic records on archival staff. I discuss emotional labour and strategies for coping with vicarious trauma in the archives.

10 MINJAN 7
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Vicarious Trauma in the Archives

We Made It

For the last episode of 2019 I'm doing some reflecting, celebrating, and dreaming. I'm talking about some inspirational reads and folks who gave me strength in 2019. I also think a bit about what the upcoming year holds. Mentioned in this episode: -OE Fellows Program -Amazing people: Andrea Eidinger, Skylee-Storm Hogan -Inspiring Authors and Activists: Gwen Benaway, Alicia Elliott -Podcast joy: Secret Feminist Agenda, Organizing Ideas Podcast

10 MIN2019 DEC 15
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We Made It

Too Much Resilience

In today's episode I'm focusing on resilience. Resilience can be beautiful. It can be empowering. But it can also be co-opted and used as a systemic tool. Today I'm reflecting on how resilience is often used as a way to encourage productivity and shame those who don't overcome barriers. Can resilience be a bad thing? Mentioned in this episode: -Katie Aubrecht, "The New Vocabulary of Resilience and the Governance of University Student Life" -How 'Resilience Is Misunderstood When Talking About Racism

12 MIN2019 DEC 6
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Too Much Resilience

Latest Episodes

Dated and Racist Language in Archival Descriptions

It's been awhile, but I'm back with new podcast content. In today's episode I'm discussing problematic language in archival descriptions, approaches to handling racist depictions in records, and efforts to update archival practices. Mentioned in this episode: -University of Waterloo, Language in Archival Collections -Archives for Black Lives in Philadelphia, Anti-Racist Description Resources (PDF) - Gracen Brilmyer, Michelle Caswell, Identifying and Dismantling White Supremacy in Archives

8 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Dated and Racist Language in Archival Descriptions

Pandemic Reading

Who needs a distraction? I do. I've been spending a lot of time reading recently. These days, reading is one of the few things that can help push my anxiety to the side and keep my mind busy. In today's episode I share what I've been reading recently and recommend some mind occupying reads.

9 MINAPR 13
Comments
Pandemic Reading

Organizing Blog Theme Weeks

In today's episode I reflect on the work that goes into organizing blog theme weeks or thematic digital series. I talk about my experiences pulling together theme weeks and provide a roadmap for those interested in organizing one.

8 MINMAR 27
Comments
Organizing Blog Theme Weeks

Don't Throw Out That VCR

In today's episode I'm talking about digitization of VHS tapes, digital preservation, and my recent trials and tribulations of using VCRs. I chat about the labour intensive work behind digitization and the challenges of video preservation. Mentioned in this episode: -Samantha Thompson, "Why Don't Archivists Digitize Everything?" -National Archives, Video Guidance: Playback and Digitization of Materials"

8 MINMAR 11
Comments
Don't Throw Out That VCR

Letting Go To Make Space

In today's episode I'm thinking about making space for new opportunities by letting go of old ones. I discuss balancing commitments, knowing when it is time to move on, and changing interests. Mentioned in this episode: -Thinking Rock Community Arts -Erin Wunker, "Surthrival" on the Hook & Eye blog

7 MINFEB 19
Comments
Letting Go To Make Space

Professional Growth Within An Organization

I've been working at Algoma University, in the Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre, since 2010. That's a decade. In today's episode I'm talking about means to stay at one institution for a long period of time and how to grow within local opportunities. Mentioned in this episode: -Erin White, "What It Means to Stay"

9 MINFEB 6
Comments
Professional Growth Within An Organization

Archival Cookbooks

How does food interest with your understanding of the past? In today's episode I'm talking about food in the archives, historical recipes, and teaching history through food. I'll also be talking about some of my favourite historical cookbook quirks. Mentioned in this episode: -Sophie Hicks, Active History posts on using food as historical narrative -Madison Bifano, The Horrors of Salmon Pudding - McGill Library Rare Books and Special Collections Cookbooks on the Internet Archive

9 MINJAN 19
Comments
Archival Cookbooks

Vicarious Trauma in the Archives

New year, new podcast episode. I'm starting 2020 by talking about vicarious trauma in the archives and the impact of working with traumatic records on archival staff. I discuss emotional labour and strategies for coping with vicarious trauma in the archives.

10 MINJAN 7
Comments
Vicarious Trauma in the Archives

We Made It

For the last episode of 2019 I'm doing some reflecting, celebrating, and dreaming. I'm talking about some inspirational reads and folks who gave me strength in 2019. I also think a bit about what the upcoming year holds. Mentioned in this episode: -OE Fellows Program -Amazing people: Andrea Eidinger, Skylee-Storm Hogan -Inspiring Authors and Activists: Gwen Benaway, Alicia Elliott -Podcast joy: Secret Feminist Agenda, Organizing Ideas Podcast

10 MIN2019 DEC 15
Comments
We Made It

Too Much Resilience

In today's episode I'm focusing on resilience. Resilience can be beautiful. It can be empowering. But it can also be co-opted and used as a systemic tool. Today I'm reflecting on how resilience is often used as a way to encourage productivity and shame those who don't overcome barriers. Can resilience be a bad thing? Mentioned in this episode: -Katie Aubrecht, "The New Vocabulary of Resilience and the Governance of University Student Life" -How 'Resilience Is Misunderstood When Talking About Racism

12 MIN2019 DEC 6
Comments
Too Much Resilience
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