Archives will be the focus of the next Queer Talks.

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Travis L. Wagner

Travis L. Wagner will present “The Algorithm Led Me Here: Using Contemporary LGBTQIA+ to Understand the Future of Queer Archives” at 6 p.m. Monday, October 18 via Zoom.

The event, sponsored by Illinois State University’s Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, is free and open to the public. RSVP to to receive a Zoom link for the talk.

Wagner holds a master’s degree in library and information science from the University of South Carolina (USC) where they are a Ph.D. candidate in the School Information Science. An instructor in the USC Women’s and Gender Studies Department, their primary research interests include critical information studies, queer archives, and social advocacy in libraries. Their recent publications include articles in Reference Services Review and Open Information Science. They are also the co-creator of the Queer Cola Oral History and Digital Archive.