Cynthia Tobar

Assistant Professor/Head of Archives at Bronx Community College

Oral historian, Archivist, Artist

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Academic Interests

documenting social movements and student activism; oral history and storytelling, socially-engaged art; community-based archiving; equity, inclusion, diversity and anti-racism in higher education

Education

M.L.S., Certificate in Archival Management, Pratt Institute School of Information and Library Science.

M.A., Political Science, New School for Social Research.

B.A., English, Hunter College.

Positions
  • Assistant Professor, Head of ArchivesLibraryBronx Community College
Publications

Tobar, C. (2016) “Draw the Line.” The New Inquiry. 49, Feb. 2016. 20-23.

Tobar, C. (2014) Capturing Dissident Voices: Grass-roots Organizing and Working-Class Feminist Activism at Welfare Rights Initiative. In Morrone, M. (Ed), Informed Agitation: Library and Information Skills in Social Justice Movements and Beyond (An Edited Collection).* Duluth: Library Juice Press.

Cohen, M., Smale, M., Cirasella, J., Tobar, C., and Daniels, J. (2013) “Speaking As One: Supporting Open Access with Departmental Resolutions”. Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication. 2 (1). http://jlsc-pub.org/jlsc/vol2/iss1/3/ 

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