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New OHA member Jo Roberts first runner-up in the Dayton Literary Peace Prize

In 2013, Jo Roberts' Contested Land, Contested Memory: Israel's Jews and Arabs and the Ghosts of Catastrophe was published by Dundurn Books, and Roberts joined the Oral History Association. See Rose Esber's review of the book on Electric Infidata at http://tinyurl.com/q4reebc. Roberts is presenting a paper from this project at the Oral History Association conference in Madison at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 11, in University A.

FAQ about 2014 OHA Annual Meeting

FAQ about the Oral History Association annual meeting

How do I get to and from the airport? There are several ways to get from the airport. The Concourse Hotel does offer a free shuttle. Taxi fare to downtown is between $15 and $20. A Madison Metro Transit bus runs from the airport to downtown every 30 minutes between 6 a.m. and 10:30 p.m. for $2. Check http://www.cityofmadison.com/metro/ for specific time and routes.

Query: Help with Inventory of "Beyond Testimony" Projects


I am writing to ask for help with a large undertaking: an inventory of work with survivors of genocide (including Holocaust) and other political violence that is not limited to the conventional testimony collection/archive model. While they are various, the following dimensions characterize many of the projects that I have been listing:

OHMAR Fall Workshop

OHMAR's annual fall workshop will be held on Thursday, October 16, at Kean University in Union, New Jersey, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Abby Perkiss, assistant professor of history at Kean and member of OHMAR's board of officers, will lead the training.

The introductory workshop will cover the basics of planning and executing an oral history project, defining goals and objectives, legal and ethical considerations, and technology.