‘Tis the season for the Society of American Archivists’ awards and scholarships! Below are brief highlights of each of the awards and scholarships currently open, which include financial support for archival education and attendance of the SAA Annual Meeting, as well as recognition of achievements in the archival field such as programming, finding aids, and publications. For more information and to apply, follow the links to the official SAA pages for each award. All applications and nominations are due February 28, 2018. Please consider nominating your colleagues and/or applying!
The Donald Peterson Student Travel Award Subcommittee invites applications from archival science students and recent graduates of archival programs. The award subsidizes travel to the SAA Annual Meeting for students presenting research or actively participating in an SAA-sponsored committee, section, or roundtable.
The Washington State Jewish Historical Society (WSJHS) is hiring a part-time (approximately 12 hours/week), contract archivist. Deadline: February 1, 2018. For more information and how to apply, see the job posting.
We are happy to report that we have at last nailed down a date for the Society of American Archivists course “Teaching with Primary Sources” here in Seattle!
On Thursday, February 8, 2018 from 9 am to 5 pm at the John Stanford Center for Educational Excellence (Seattle Public Schools), SAA and SeArch will co-host the course “Teaching with Primary Sources: How to Design for Active Learning.” This course is part of SAA’s Foundational program and offers continuing education credits upon completion. For more information on the course, see the SAA website.
SeArch will have registration discount codes for members in good standing. Stay tuned for information on this, plus a scholarship opportunity!
We are pleased to announce our next quarterly open meeting at Living Computers: Museum + Labs on December 21 from 10 am to 12 pm. Our host is Amelia Roberts, Archivist at the Living Computer Museum.
After a brief SeArch business meeting, the Archives team will be talking about the organization and leading us on a behind the scenes tour.
We’ll have holiday treats and hot coffee for a warm December meeting!
Please RSVP by December 18th to email@example.com.