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Anna Culbertson

Anna Culbertson
Position: Assistant Head of Special Collections & University Archives
Foreign Languages: French [write, speak, read, understand] : Italian [write, read, understand]
Address: San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-8050
Mail Code: MC-8050
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Subject Specialties

Special Collections, Comic Arts

Professional History

Special Collections and University Archives Librarian
San Diego State University, 2012-Present
Librarian
Berg Collection of English and American Literature, New York Public Library, 2010-2010
Cataloger, Literary and Historical Manuscripts
Morgan Library & Museum, 2009-2011
Private Librarian
New York, NY, 2008-2010
Cataloger
General Theological Seminary, 2007-2009

Education

Master of Science in Library and Information Science, Concentration in rare books and special collections librarianship
Palmer School / Long Island University, 2009
Master of Arts, French
CUNY Queens College, 2007
Bachelor of Arts, French
Arizona State University, 2003

Selected Publications & Presentations

Jackson, P. & Culbertson, A. (2017, March). Freebies, Fanzines and Foam Chainsaw: Preserving Southern California Fan Culture. Presentation at the meeting of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association, San Diego, CA.

Bliss, L. & Culbertson, A. (2017). Evolution of the Curriculum: Using Archives to Inform Collection Development for Women's Studies. In C. Smallwood & L. Sanborn (Eds.), Gender Studies in the Library: Case Studies, Programming, Outreach (p. ). Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co.

Culbertson, A. & Bliss, L. (2017). Spreading Girl Germs: Sources on Third-Wave Feminism in Collaborative Librarianship. In C. Smallwood & L. Sanborn (Eds.), Gender Studies in the Library: Case Studies, Programming, Outreach (p. ). Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co.

Culbertson, A. & Jackson, P. (2016). Collaborative Collection Stewardship Model: Special Collections and Liaison Librarian Partnerships. Presentation at the meeting of the ACRL e-Learning Webcast, .

Culbertson, A. & Jackson, P. (2016). Comics and the Modern Library Catalog: New Rules for Breaking the Rules. The Serials Librarian, In Process. Find Full–Text

Culbertson, A. & Lamont, L. (2016, August). Out on the Left Coast: San Diego LGBTQ History. Presentation at the meeting of the IFLA LGBTQ Special Interest Group, Chicago, IL.

Culbertson, A. & Jackson, P. (2016). Agents of C.H.A.N.G.E.: Breaking Ground in Collaborative Pop Culture Curation. In Kristen Totleben and Lori Birrell (Ed.), Collaborating for Impact: Special Collections and Liaison Librarian Partnerships (pp. 101-112). Chicago: ACRL/ALA.

Culbertson, A. & Jackson, P. (2016). New Modes of Popular Culture Curation, or, My Life As Concierge of a Comics Flop House. Presentation at the meeting of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association, Seattle, WA.

Culbertson, A. & Jackson, P. (2015). NSFW: Sexually-Explicit Comics in Academic Libraries. Presentation at the meeting of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association, New Orleans, LA.

Jackson, P., Culbertson, A., Lapins, M., Stapko, K., Tumlin, M. & Weston, W. (2014). It's Alive!: Comics and the Arts Visibility Initiative at SDSU. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Comic Arts Conference, Comic-Con, San Diego, CA.

Jackson, P. & Culbertson, A. (2014, April). Embracing Graphic Content: Comics and Science Fiction in Academic Libraries. Presentation at the meeting of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association, Chicago, IL.

Culbertson, A. (2013, October). The Chater Collection of Science Fiction Literature at SDSU. Presentation at the meeting of the Conjecture/ConChord Conference, San Diego, CA.

Jackson, P., Tumlin, M., Weston, W. & Culbertson, A. (2013, October). I Like My Books With Pictures: Comics in Academic Libraries, the SDSU Way. Presentation at the meeting of the San Diego Comic Fest, San Diego, CA.

Jackson, P., Culbertson, A., Tumlin, M. & Weston, W. (2013, July). Preserving Comic-Con\'s Cultural History: The Richard Alf Collection and The Comic-Con Kids. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Comic Arts Conference, Comic-Con, San Diego, CA.

Culbertson, A. (2012, September). The Terrain of Reproduction: Alisa Del Re's "The Sexualization of Social Relations". Viewpoint Magazine, 1(2), .. Find Full–Text

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