What Is an Archive?

The definition of “archive” is constantly evolving. In a graduate seminar bringing together students from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, Ruhr-University Bochum, and the University of Helsinki, MJ Maynes and Leslie Morris asked students to expand their ideas of what an archive can look like. And a campus controversy over building names gave the conversation true weight.

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