South Central Jurisdiction Convocation of Archivists

Oct. 11-12, 2019
Centenary College of Louisiana, 2911 Centenary Blvd., Shreveport, LA 71104
Registration deadline: October 3, 2019

Register here.

 

Cost

  • Registration fee (includes all meals and tours): $60
  • Registration fee guest (October 11 dinner banquet only): $20 

Make checks payable to: “South Central Jurisdiction”, for: “Convocation of Archivists 2019”

Mail checks to Centenary College Archives, attn: SCJ Convocation, 2911 Centenary Blvd., Shreveport, LA 71104

Questions?  Contact: Chris Brown | cbrown@centenary.edu | 318.869.5462

 

Lodging

Wyndham Garden Hotel
1419 E. 70th, Shreveport, LA 71105
Note: 3 miles from Centenary campus
Phone: 318-606-4820
https://www.wyndhamhotels.com
Centenary discount rate: $89/night (applies to both single and double rooms)
Group Code: SMERF
Free airport shuttle service

 

Area Maps

  • Centenary College of Louisiana map - download PDF
  • Points of interest map
    • Centenary College of Louisiana, 2911 Centenary Blvd, Shreveport, LA 71104
    • Wyndham Garden Hotel, 1419 E 70th St, Shreveport, LA 71105
    • Noel Memorial United Methodist Church, 520 Herndon St, Shreveport, LA 71101
    • First United Methodist Church, 500 Common St, Shreveport, LA 71101
    • Saint Paul United Methodist Church, 1001 Pierre Avenue, Shreveport, LA 71103

 

Schedule

Friday, October 11, 2019

9:00-10:00 am • Welcome, Introductions, and Plenary Address 
Whited Room, Bynum Commons, Centenary College

10:00-10:30 am • Break

10:30-11:30 am • Programs

  • Program 1: Conference Archivists and Local Church Historians (Frances Long and Jean Traster)
    Whited Room, Bynum Commons, Centenary College
  • Program 2: Electronic Records (Calvin Scott and Chris Brown)
    Centenary Room, Bynum Commons, Centenary College

11:30 am - 1:00pm • Lunch
Cafeteria, Bynum Commons, Centenary College

1:00-2:00 pm • Programs

  • Program 2: Electronic Records (Calvin Scott and Chris Brown)
    Centenary Room, Bynum Commons, Centenary College
  • Program 3: "Stump the Archivist" (facilitated by Christina Wolf)
    Note: questions are asked by anyone in the room and everyone has a chance to share advice and encouragement from their training and experience.
    Whited Room, Bynum Commons, Centenary College

2:00-2:15 pm • Break

2:15-3:15 pm • Programs

  • Program 1: Conference Archivists and Local Church Historians (Frances Long and Jean Traster)
    Whited Room, Bynum Commons, Centenary College
  • Program 3: "Stump the Archivist" (facilitated by Christina Wolf)
    Note: questions are asked by anyone in the room and everyone has a chance to share advice and encouragement from their training and experience.
    Centenary Room, Bynum Commons, Centenary College

3:15-3:30 pm • Break

3:30-4:45 pm • Tours

  • Tour Group 1: Centenary College campus and Archives
  • Tour Group 2: Archives and Centenary College campus

4:45-5:00 pm • Break

5:00-6:00 pm • Vesper Service
led by Rev. James Graham (St. Paul UMC in Shreveport) and Rev. Lindy Broderick (Centenary Chaplain)
Brown Memorial Chapel, Centenary College

6:00-6:30 • Break

6:30-8:00 pm • Dinner Banquet
featuring speaker Rev. David Severe 
Whited Room, Bynum Commons, Centenary College

 

Saturday, October 12, 2019

9:00-9:30 am • Hymn sing
organized and led by Rev. Timothy S. Binkley, CA
Whited Room, Bynum Commons, Centenary College

9:30-10:00 am • Break

10:00-11:00 am • Guided Discussion
Guided discussion and feedback on Programs 1, 2, 3
Whited Room, Bynum Commons, Centenary College

11:00 am - 12:00 pm  • Lunch
Cafeteria, Bynum Commons, Centenary College

12:00-12:30 pm • Closing Plenary 
led by Rev. Alfred T. Day III (General Secretary, General Commission on Archives and History UMC)
Whited Room, Bynum Commons, Centenary College

12:30-3:00 pm • Tours

  • brief stops outside Noel Memorial UMC (Shreveport, LA) and First UMC (Shreveport, LA)
  • Saint Paul UMC (Shreveport, LA) historical displays from African American UMC congregations

 

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