Transportation

Transportation

“If New Orleans is not fully in the mainstream of culture, neither is it fully in the mainstream of time. Lacking a well-defined present, it lives somewhere between its past and its future, as if uncertain whether to advance or to retreat. Perhaps it is its perpetual ambivalence that is its secret charm. Somewhere between Preservation Hall and the Superdome, between voodoo and cybernetics, New Orleans listens eagerly to the seductive promises...

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Music & Theatres

Music & Theatres

“Through pestilence, hurricanes, and conflagrations the people continued to sing. They sang through the long oppressive years of conquering the swampland and fortifying the town against the ever threatening Mississippi. They are singing today. An irrepressible joie de vivre maintains the unbroken thread of music through the air. Yet, on occasion, if you ask an overburdened citizen why he is singing so gaily, he will give the time-honored...

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New Orleans: See & Go

New Orleans:  See & Go

“Everyone in this good city enjoys the full right to pursue his own inclinations in all reasonable and, unreasonable ways.” -The Daily Picayune, New Orleans, March 5, 1851   Amistad Research Center – Amistad is a library and archives founded to document race relations and America’s racial and ethnic heritage. It has a rotating exhibition space where it displays manuscript material and fine art from its collections on a quarterly...

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New Orleans Food & Drink

New Orleans Food & Drink

“We dance even if there’s no radio. We drink at funerals. We talk too much and laugh too loud and live too large and, frankly, we’re suspicious of others who don’t.” – Chris Rose, 1 Dead in Attic, 2006   Cafe du Monde – No trip to New Orleans is complete without beignets and cafe au lait from Cafe du Monde in the French Quarter. Wear something you don’t mind getting powdered sugar on!  AND it’s open 24 hours for...

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2017 Conference Committee

The AMIA Conference Committee is a Committee of the Board, responsible for developing the content of each year’s conference as well as for the planning of the annual event. In coordination with the steering committee, fellow committees, and the AMIA Office, this includes  scheduling conference sessions, conference events, workshops, and vendor relations. In 2017, the Committee added the Program Group to the committee structure.  While...

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AMIA Conference Online Task Force

Working with the Education Committee, the Conference Online Task Force was proposed to work towards the goal of making conference proceedings more accessible to the community. Problem.  Although AMIA’s membership and conference attendance continues to grow and remain high many members aren’t able to access the full membership benefits. Traveling to and paying for the annual conference remains a hardship for members who have little to no...

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The Proposal Review FAQ

Who reviews session and workshop proposals? All proposals are peer-reviewed.  Proposals will be peer reviewed by a panel with a broad range of expertise chosen from the AMIA membership. The Conference Committee uses the ratings from the Peer Review Panel to schedule the conference. What does Peer Review consider? Peer reviewers comment on the overall quality of the proposal and considers these criteria questions: Is the topic timely? Does it...

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AMIA Code of Conduct

The Association of Moving Image Archivists, through its core principles stated in its Mission and Code of Ethics, and Diversity, Inclusion and Equity statements, is an organization devoted to fostering cooperation and professional development among its members. AMIA is committed to providing its members and guests who participate in its activities with a welcoming, diverse and professional community, as well as help facilitate a harassment-free...

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