Demystifying Digital Scholarship: Digital Archives and Recovery
Collecting and curating digital artifacts for an online collection or archives can unearth many ethical questions or dilemmas. Lorena Gauthereau, University of Houston, discusses considerations for digital repatriation as well as community-engaged and human-centered approaches to digital collections.
Dr. Lorena Gauthereau is the Digital Programs Manager for the US Latino Digital Humanities program at the University of Houston’s Recovering the US Hispanic Literary Heritage. She teaches interdisciplinary courses through UH’s Center for Mexican American Studies and is currently a fellow for the Rare Book School and Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowship for Diversity, Inclusion & Cultural Heritage. Previously, she served as a CLIR-Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow. Gauthereau received her PhD in English literature and her MA in Hispanic Studies, both from Rice University. Her research interests include Chicanx studies, US Latinx studies, digital humanities, affect theory, and decolonial theory.