Welcome to CNI’s Spring 2021 Membership Meeting - meeting attendance is limited.
A Meeting Roadmap is now available!
Attendees must log in to their Sched account to see the "Open Zoom" or "Video Stream" buttons to join live sessions and view videos, create a personalized schedule of the sessions you want to attend, receive reminders specific to those sessions, and sync to your calendar. Your Sched account needs to be set to "public" to sync your personal meeting Sched calendar. If you elect to keep your setting private, you can sync the full meeting calendar.

Session times are shown in Eastern Daylight Time (UTC -5). To view the schedule in your local time zone, use the Timezone dropdown; then you can print, email, or download your schedule in your timezone. See the meeting website for information for presenters and the code of conduct. Contact beth@cni.org with questions/technical difficulties.
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Portia Hopkins

CLIR Fellow
Portia D. Hopkins holds a doctorate in American Studies from the University of Maryland, College Park. As the 2020-2022 CLIR/DLF Postdoctoral Research Associate in Data Curation for African American Studies at Rice University she teaches workshops, conducts outreach about data curation to African American activist groups in Houston, assesses and inventories local data collections. She is currently leading two Oral History Projects about African American Life in Houston, and working to develop best practices documents on data curation at Rice and across Houston.

Hopkins is the recipient of the Bode-Wise American Studies Fellowship and the Wiley Dissertation Fellowship at the UMD. Before pursuing her doctorate, she earned a Bachelors in History from Texas Christian University in 2006 and a Masters in American Studies from the University of Alabama in 2008. She is interested in oral history research, grassroots social movements, and the ways in which African American History is remembered in the 21st century. She has taught courses at The University of Alabama, The University of Maryland, The University for Houston- Clear Lake, and with the Honors Program at Lee College.
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