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Query: Oral history listening recommendation(s) for undergad oral history course

Greetings,

For a group of thoughtful undergraduates taking Introduction to Oral History, I would appreciate recommendations of an oral history audio recording, in English, that elicits good conversations about the interview process. As a class, we have read about interviewing, talked about ethics and strategies, listened to several kinds of interviews, and identified some amazing archives that share life stories and/or more targeted oral narratives about a community, event, or project. Students have also conducted interviews of varying lengths. 

CFP Deadline Extended to Nov. 8: Special Issue of "Chinese America: History and Perspectives—the Journal of the Chinese Historical Society of America"

Published annually since 1987, Chinese America: History and Perspectives—the Journal of the Chinese Historical Society of America, a peer-review journal published by the Chinese Historical Society of America, is currently accepting articles for its 2020 Special Issue. The journal welcomes research on any and all aspects of Chinese Khmer, Sino-Khmer, multiethnic Chinese Khmer, and Chinese Cambodian American experiences. The Chinese population has resided in Cambodia for generations and makes up less than 1% of Cambodia’s population.