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OHA presenter scholarship applications due May 1

A reminder: Applications for presenter scholarships to the OHA annual meeting are due May 1. Scholarships exist both for international presenters on the program and for presenters residing in the United States. The deadline for non-presenter scholarship applications is June 1. For more information, go to: www.oralhistory.org/annual-meeting-scholarships/.

Cliff Kuhn
Executive Director
Oral History Association

The Oral History Review on OUPblog: April's posts

The April 25th OUPblog ran part of an email exchange between Erin Jessee and Alexander Freund. This excerpted exchange builds upon Freund's piece in OHR Volume 41, Issue 1. This piece is currently online only. So click here for the post (and the link to Freund's article):


Two weeks ago (April 11), we published our proposal for guest bloggers. If you missed it, here it is:

Advice on designing or building a recording space

Does anyone have any advice on designing or building a recording space?

I am the oral history coordinator at the Seminole Tribe of Florida's Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum.  We are building a new museum building that will feature a conference room that will double as a recording space.  We don't need a professional-quality recording studio but something that will give us high-quality recordings, both audio and video.  We're in the early design phase, so I'm wondering if any other institutions can share their experience.