The 420 Archive is a new 501c3 Nonprofit organization with a national board. The mission is to collect & preserve the history, activism and culture surrounding the prohibition of cannabis in the United States. We are currently looking for volunteers to serve on Oral History Advisory Committee to advise and collect oral histories. The 420 Archive is collecting a variety of oral histories from activists, policy makers, medical cannabis patents, and industry professionals.
Registration is now open for Baylor University Institute for Oral History's first in a new series of advanced online workshops titled "Sharpen Your Skills." This initial offering will focus on interviewing and prepare those with a basic understanding of oral history to enhance their in-depth interview approach with narrators to more successfully accomplish their research objectives.
PROOF: Media for Social Justice is offering a workshop on refugee and forced migration narratives entitled Witnessing: Working with Testimonies for Refugee Advocacy. Co-facilitated by Dr. Anita Fabos, Associate Professor of International Development and Social Change at Clark University, and Leora Kahn, Executive Director of PROOF: Media for Social Justice, the workshop is geared towards professionals and academics who work with refugees and other displaced people.
January 6-10, 2016
New York City
Here's our regular check-in to alert H-OralHist readers to new posts from The Oral History Review at Oxford University Press's OUPblog.
Our most recent post went live today (9/18/2015) with a Q & A between Doug Boyd and Troy, focusing on Boyd's recent article in the current (Volume 42, issue 2) Oral History Review, a collaborative piece where Boyd, a University of Kentucky faculty member, and an undergraduate discuss using OHMS in the classroom.