About Jen Hoyer

Jen Hoyer is Technical Services and Electronic Resources Librarian at CUNY New York City College of Technology.

Jen Hoyer is Technical Services and Electronic Resources Librarian at CUNY New York City College of Technology. Jen edits for Partnership Journal and organizes with the TPS Collective. She is co-author of What Primary Sources Teach: Lessons for Every Classroom and The Social Movement Archive.

NBN Episodes hosted by Jen:

Matthew Berland and Antero Garcia, "The Left Hand of Data: Designing Education Data for Justice" (MIT Press, 2024)

May 15, 2024

The Left Hand of Data

Matthew Berland and Antero Garcia
Hosted by Jen Hoyer

Educational analytics tend toward aggregation, asking what a “normative” learner does. In The Left Hand of Data: Designing Education Data for Justice …

Kimberley Moore and Janis Thiessen, "Mmm... Manitoba: The Stories Behind the Foods We Eat" (U Manitoba Press, 2024)

May 12, 2024

Mmm... Manitoba

Kimberley Moore and Janis Thiessen
Hosted by Jen Hoyer

In 2018, Janis Thiessen, Kimberley Moore, and collaborator Kent Davies refashioned a used food truck into a mobile oral history lab. Together they emb…

Matteo Pangallo and Emily B. Todd, "Teaching the History of the Book" (U Massachusetts Press, 2023)

May 7, 2024

Teaching the History of the Book

Matteo Pangallo and Emily B. Todd
Hosted by Jen Hoyer

Edited by Matteo Pangallo and Emily Todd, Teaching the History of the Book (University of Massachusetts Press 2023) is the first collection of its kin…

Nicholas Popper, "The Specter of the Archive: Political Practice and the Information State in Early Modern Britain" (U Chicago Press, 2024)

April 26, 2024

The Specter of the Archive

Nicholas Popper
Hosted by Jen Hoyer

We are used to thinking of ourselves as living in a time when more information is more available than ever before. In The Specter of the Archive: Poli…

Rose Miron, "Indigenous Archival Activism: Mohican Interventions in Public History and Memory" (U Minnesota Press, 2024)

April 18, 2024

Indigenous Archival Activism

Rose Miron
Hosted by Jen Hoyer

The past several decades have seen a massive shift in debates over who owns and has the right to tell Native American history and stories. For centuri…

Grazia Ingravalle, "Archival Film Curatorship: Early and Silent Cinema from Analog to Digital" (Amsterdam UP, 2024)

April 12, 2024

Archival Film Curatorship

Grazia Ingravalle
Hosted by Jen Hoyer

Archival Film Curatorship: Early and Silent Cinema from Analog to Digital (Amsterdam UP, 2023) is the first book-length study that investigates film a…

Cathryn M. Copper, "The Experimental Library: A Guide to Taking Risks, Failing Forward, and Creating Change" (ALA Editions, 2023)

March 30, 2024

The Experimental Library

Cathryn M. Copper
Hosted by Jen Hoyer

Using techniques garnered from startups and quickly evolving technology companies, in The Experimental Library: A Guide to Taking Risks, Failing Forwa…

Mpho Ngoepe and Sindiso Bhebhe, "Indigenous Archives in Postcolonial Contexts: Recalling the Pasts" (Routledge, 2024)

March 2, 2024

Indigenous Archives in Postcolonial Contexts

Mpho Ngoepe and Sindiso Bhebhe
Hosted by Jen Hoyer

Mpho Ngoepe and Sindiso Bhebhe's Indigenous Archives in Postcolonial Contexts: Recalling the Pasts (Routledge, 2024) revisits the definition of a reco…

Emily Legg, "Stories of Our Living Ephemera: Storytelling Methodologies in the Archives of the Cherokee National Seminaries, 1846-1907" (Utah State UP, 2023)

February 20, 2024

Stories of Our Living Ephemera

Emily Legg
Hosted by Jen Hoyer

Stories of Our Living Ephemera: Storytelling Methodologies in the Archives of the Cherokee National Seminaries, 1846-1907 (Utah State University Press…

Isabel B. Taylor, "The Crown and Its Records: Archives, Access, and the Ancient Constitution in Seventeenth-Century England" (De Gruyter, 2023)

February 19, 2024

The Crown and Its Records

Isabel B. Taylor
Hosted by Jen Hoyer

Archives are popularly seen as liminal, obscure spaces -- a perception far removed from the early modern reality. In The Crown and Its Records: Archiv…

Damien Sojoyner, "Against the Carceral Archive: The Art of Black Liberatory Practice" (Fordham UP, 2023)

January 28, 2024

Against the Carceral Archive

Damien Sojoyner
Hosted by Jen Hoyer

Against the Carceral Archive: The Art of Black Liberatory Practice (Fordham UP, 2023) is a meditation upon what author Damien M. Sojoyner calls the “c…

Andi Gustavson and Charlotte Nunes, "Transforming the Authority of the Archive: Undergraduate Pedagogy and Critical Digital Archives" (Lever Press, 2023)

January 26, 2024

Transforming the Authority of the Archive

Andi Gustavson and Charlotte Nunes
Hosted by Jen Hoyer

Featuring perspectives from educators, undergraduates, and archivists who are affiliated with community and institutional archives, the contributions …

Bliss Cua Lim, "The Archival Afterlives of Philippine Cinema" (Duke UP, 2024)

January 24, 2024

The Archival Afterlives of Philippine Cinema

Bliss Cua Lim
Hosted by Jen Hoyer

In The Archival Afterlives of Philippine Cinema (Duke University Press, 2024), Bliss Cua Lim draws on cultural policy, queer and feminist theory, mate…

David R. Brigham, "Two Hundred Years: The Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1824-2024" (U Pennsylvania Press, 2023)

December 25, 2023

Two Hundred Years

David R. Brigham
Hosted by Jen Hoyer

Home to the first two drafts of the U.S. Constitution, an original printer’s proof of the Declaration of Independence, and the earliest surviving Amer…

Abigail Bainbridge, "Conservation of Books" (Routledge, 2023)

December 15, 2023

Conservation of Books

Abigail Bainbridge
Hosted by Jen Hoyer

Editor Abigail Bainbridge and contributing author Sonja Schwoll join this discussion of Conservation of Books (Routledge 2023), the highly anticipated…

Ann Medaille, "The Librarian's Guide to Learning Theory: Practical Applications in Library Settings" (ALA Editions, 2023)

December 9, 2023

The Librarian's Guide to Learning Theory

Ann Medaille
Hosted by Jen Hoyer

Demonstrating how learning theories are applicable to a variety of real-world contexts, The Librarian's Guide to Learning Theory: Practical Applicatio…

Anne Baillot, "From Handwriting to Footprinting: Text and Heritage in the Age of Climate Crisis" (Open Book Publishers, 2023)

November 26, 2023

From Handwriting to Footprinting

Anne Baillot
Hosted by Jen Hoyer

How do we currently preserve and access texts, and will our current methods be sustainable in the future? In From Handwriting to Footprinting: Text a…

Lydia Zvyagintseva and Mary Greenshields, "Land in Libraries: Toward a Materialist Conception of Education" (Library Juice Press, 2022)

November 23, 2023

Land in Libraries

Lydia Zvyagintseva and Mary Greenshields
Hosted by Jen Hoyer

The question of land is largely absent in libraries. Deeply committed to the neoliberal project as a guiding ideology of the profession, libraries exi…

Andrea Jamison, "Decentering Whiteness in Libraries: A Framework for Inclusive Collection Management Practices" (Rowman & Littlefield, 2023)

November 21, 2023

Decentering Whiteness in Libraries

Andrea Jamison
Hosted by Jen Hoyer

Decentering Whiteness in Libraries: A Framework for Inclusive Collection Management Practices (Rowman & Littlefield, 2023) serves as a "how to" guide …

Gabriella Giannachi, "Archive Everything: Mapping the Everyday" (MIT Press, 2016)

November 18, 2023

Archive Everything

Gabriella Giannachi
Hosted by Jen Hoyer

In Archive Everything: Mapping the Everyday (MIT Press, 2016; paperback edition, 2023), Gabriella Giannachi traces the evolution of the archive into t…

Elisabet Kennedy, "Embracing Culturally Responsive Practice in School Libraries" (ALA Editions, 2023)

November 8, 2023

Embracing Culturally Responsive Practice in School Libraries

Elisabet Kennedy
Hosted by Jen Hoyer

School librarians have always connected learners’ life experiences, cultures, and communities to materials, projects, and processes. As schools look t…

Stephen Bales and Wendi Arant Kaspar, "Serapis: The Sacred Library and Its Declericalization" (Library Juice Press, 2023)

October 12, 2023

Serapis

Stephen Bales and Wendi Arant Kaspar
Hosted by Jen Hoyer
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The Greco-Egyptian syncretistic god Serapis was used by the 3rd century BCE Ptolemaic pharaohs to impose Greek cultural hegemony and consolidate polit…

Debra Ramsay, "Archives of War: Technology, Emotion, and History" (Routledge, 2023)

September 24, 2023

Archives of War

Debra Ramsay
Hosted by Jen Hoyer

Archives of War: Technology, Emotion and History (Routledge, 2023) offers a comparative analysis of British Army Unit War Diaries in the two World War…

Margaret Galvan, "In Visible Archives: Queer and Feminist Visual Culture in the 1980s" (U Minnesota Press, 2023)

September 16, 2023

In Visible Archives

Margaret Galvan
Hosted by Jen Hoyer

In In Visible Archives: Queer and Feminist Visual Culture in the 1980s (U Minnesota Press, 2023), Margaret Galvan explores a number of feminist and cu…