Monday, October 15, 2012

Jenny Swadosh presents "Not Just 'a Photo of a Bird in a Frock' : Learning to See Beyond Fashion Photograpy's Frames"

Jenny Swadosh is Assistant Archivist for the Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Design Archives of Parsons The New School for Design. Previously, she held archives and library positions at the Hadassah Archives at the American Jewish Historical Society and the Staten Island Museum (formerly, Staten Island Institute of Arts and Sciences). She received her MLS from Queens College-City University of New York with a certificate in Archives, Records Management and Preservation in 2007. While completing her graduate research requirements in 2006, she was awarded a Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute internship at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library in Hyde Park, New York.

Ms. Swadosh holds a BS in Media, Culture and Communication Studies from New York University (’99) and worked in the publishing industry before pursuing graduate study. She is a member of the Society of American Archivists, the Mid-Atlantic Region Archives Conference, and the Archivists’ Round Table of Metropolitan New York. Ms. Swadosh also serves as the Archives Committee Chair for the Association for Gravestone Studies.

On Friday, October 19th and Saturday, October 20th professionals from the fashion industry, libraries, archives, academic institutions, publishers, and museums will gather at LIM College for Fashion: Now & Then, a conference on the past, present, and future uses of fashion information that will consist of lectures and panel discussions.

Read more about the Fashion: Now & Then conference.

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