2018 DLIS Fall Colloquium & SAA@CUA Fall Lecture
“Digitizing the Black Experience”
A Lecture with Dr. Lopez Matthews, Digital Production Librarian at Howard University
Thursday, October 11, 2018, 6:00 pm – 7:00 p.m.
Byron Auditorium – 204/205 Columbus School of Law
3600 John McCormack Dr NE
Lopez D. Matthews Jr. is the manager of the Digital Production Center and digital production librarian at the Howard University Libraries and the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center. He is a commissioner on the Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture and a member of the board of directors of the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture in Baltimore. He has published several articles and is the author of the book Howard University in the World Wars: Men and Women Serving the Nation. Additionally he has served as the editor of several volumes including Liberating Mind; Liberating Society: Black Women in the Development of American Culture and Society.
Dr. Matthews will discuss mass digitization projects within the institutional context of an ethnic collection in a specialized setting – a Historically Black College/University (HBCU).