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Registration deadline approaching - Online Introduction to Oral History Workshop - Baylor University

The Baylor University Institute for Oral History invites you to join its online, live audio workshop, "Getting Started with Oral History."  The interactive workshop will provide six hours of instruction on two consecutive Wednesdays in August—August 1 and 8, from 10:00 a.m. CDT to 1:00 p.m. CDT.  You may take part in the workshop from the convenience of your home or office computer via Cisco WebEx.

Interviewing Across Difference

The Oral History Center is hosting the annual Advanced Oral History Summer Institute next month. This year, we're implementing a workshop about interviewing across difference. While I'm aware of several articles, both related to oral history and not, I'm interested in pooling the larger OH community to see what you resources, methods, or advice you seek out when interviewing someone who is not in the same community.

ECOS Project Spotlights Lives of South Carolina Immigrants

Building on an oral history initiative of the Citadel Oral History Program, "ECOS" is a multi-media art exhibit now showing at the Columbia Museum of Art. Nineteen South Carolina Latinx artists have interpreted oral histories of Spanish-speaking immigrant workers in the Charleston area. On the eve of the opening, one of the contributing artists was detained by ICE and has been deported to Mexico.