Amanda Lanthorne

Amanda
Position: Assistant Head of Special Collections / University Archivist
Academic Rank: Associate Librarian; Tenured
Phone:(619) 594-4448
email: alanthorne@sdsu.edu
Department Affiliation: Special Collections & University Archives
Foreign Languages: Spanish [read] : French [read] : Italian [basics] : Arabic [basics]
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San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-8050
Mail Code: MC-8050
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Subject Specialties

Special Collections, University Archives

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Professional History

University Archivist
San Diego State University, 2016-present
Special Collections Specialist
San Diego State University, 2010-2016
Project Archivist
San Diego State University, 2008-2010

Education

Master of Library and Information Science
San Jose State University, 2010
Master of Arts, Middle Eastern Studies
Columbia University, 2007
Bachelor of Arts, History with minor in Islamic and Arabic Studies
San Diego State University, 2004

Selected Publications & Presentations

Culbertson, A. & Lanthorne, A. (2021). Praxis, Not Practice: The Ethics of Consent and Privacy in 21st Century Archival Stewardship. Across the Disciplines, In Process.Find Full–Text of Praxis, Not Practice: The Ethics of Consent and Privacy in 21st Century Archival Stewardship

Lach, P., Lanthorne, A. & Bliss, L. (2021). Speaking Across Silos: Understanding the Commonalities between Subject and Functional Roles. In Robin Canuel & Chad Crichton (Ed.), Approaches to Liaison Librarianship: Innovations in Organization and Engagement (pp. 253-266). Chicago, IL: Association of College and Research Libraries.

Romabiles, K., Lanthorne, A., Lucas, A. & Lamont, L. (2020, Fall). Ethics, sustainability and the challenge of digital curation for a real-time archive. Journal of Digital Media Management, 9(1), 63-70.Find Full–Text of Ethics, sustainability and the challenge of digital curation for a real-time archive

Lanthorne, A. (2019, Aug). Otay Mesa Detention Center Detainee Letter Collection. Presentation at the meeting of the Society of American Archivists, Austin, TX.

Lanthorne, A. (2019, Aug). Doing Good Deeds. Presentation at the meeting of the Society of American Archivists, Austin, TX.

Lamont, L., Lanthorne, A., Lucas, A., Romabiles, K., Ferrill, M., Lorona, I. & Baker, J. (2019, Aug). The Immigration Dilemma; Legal, Ethical and Practical Issues in Creating a Living, Growing Archive. TPDL 2019: Digital Libraries for Open Knowledge. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 11799, 177-184.Find Full–Text of The Immigration Dilemma; Legal, Ethical and Practical Issues in Creating a Living, Growing Archive

Lanthorne, A. & Jackson, P. (2019, April). Real Witch Hunts: Studying Persecution in Special Collections. Presentation at the meeting of the Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association Annual Conference, Washington, D.C..

Lanthorne, A. & Trainer, Z. (2019). Unidos Por La Causa: Community-driven Collection Development for Chicana/o Archives. In S. Epstein, C. Smallwood, V. Gubnitskaia (Ed.), Social Justice and Activism in Libraries; Moving Beyond Diversity to Action (p. ). Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co..

Lanthorne, A. (2018, April). “Archives are Awesome. You Should Work in One”. Presentation at the meeting of the Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society’s “Careers in Public History Series, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA.

Lanthorne, A. (2017, April). One Man’s Trash is a Researcher’s Treasure: Using Ephemera to Study Racial Stereotypes. Presentation at the meeting of the Pop Culture Association, San Diego, CA.

Griswold del Castillo, R., Trainer, Z., Sanchez, R. & Lanthorne, A. (2017, March). The SDSU Chicano Archive. Presentation at the meeting of the Seguimos Creando Enlaces, San Diego, CA.

Lanthorne, A. (2016, August). Why Do We Have That?: Successes in Documenting the Distasteful. Presentation at the meeting of the Society of American Archivists, Atlanta, GA.

Lanthorne, A. (2016, March). Make Me a (Wo)Man Who Questions: Radical Identities in Primary Source Research. Presentation at the meeting of the Pop Culture Association, Seattle, WA.

Lanthorne, A. (2015, August). Dear Doc Post: Transcribing World War II. Presentation at the meeting of the Society of California Archivists, San Diego, CA.

Lanthorne, A. (2015, April). Have Your Simulacrum Cake and Eat It Too: A Postmodern Pop-Culture Archive at SDSU. Presentation at the meeting of the Pop Culture Association, New Orleans, LA.

Lanthorne, A. (2014, June). Paper Towels and Rubber Bands: How Not to Store Magic Lantern Slides. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Section of ACRL, Las Vegas, NV.

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