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ACA 2023: Belonging - Considering archival bonds and disconnects

Onsite Registration rates are from June 19, 2023

Photo Credit: Mount Stewart, Prince Edward Island; Photo by Robyn Biggar

City: Charlottetown 

Dates: June 28 to July 1, 2023 at the Delta Hotels by Marriott, Prince Edward Island  

Format: In Person

A sense of belonging is a fundamental human need – as the story of Anne of Green Gables, PEI’s most famous (fictional) daughter, so vividly demonstrates. As peoples of many regions, ages, faiths, genders, abilities, sexualities, racialized or ethnic backgrounds, we want to see ourselves, our stories, and our experiences reflected in the historical memory of the many environments to which we feel we belong.  Archivists and archival practitioners now realize how many aspects of archival work contribute to peoples’ experiences of inclusion and exclusion in a community. Through our actions towards historical memory,people may or may not see their stories and experiences reflected, leaving them with feelings of belonging or disconnection, or at worst exclusion.


Please feel free to direct program questions to: 

Lara Wilson Chair, ACA 2023 Conference Program Committee 

Program Team Members 

Robyn Biggar, François Dansereau, Sarah Glassford, Sara Janes, Karen Suurtamm, Kelly Turner   

If you have any questions about social activities, accommodation, food options, or any other conference logistics, please reach out to the ACA Secretariat.

Host Team Members

Jill MacMicken-Wilson, Host Team Chair

Joanna Aiton Kerr, Patti Bannister, Jonathan Bowie, John Boylan, Mark Cousins, Fred Farrell, Sarah Glassford, Katrina Swift, Jannah Toms

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