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Voces Oral History Research Summer Institute

The Voces Oral History Research Summer Institute is a 5-day workshop (June 10-14) for faculty and graduate students wishing to use oral history in research.

This institute at the University of Texas in Austin will be helpful to the beginner, intermediate, and advanced scholar. Instructors include scholars who have created their own oral history projects, have published widely using oral history, and are leaders in oral history publishing and teaching.

International PhD Scholarship in Historical Studies/Oral History: "Australian Fathers and Broken Families"

Colleagues, I would be grateful if you could circulate information about this PhD scholarship – open to both domestic (Australian) and international applicants – to anyone you think might be interested, and to any networks that might reach potential applicants.

Capturing the Spoken Word: Oral History Workshop at Cal State Fullerton

Capturing the Spoken Word is an introductory oral history workshop, hosted by The Lawrence de Graaf Center for Oral and Public History at California State University, Fullerton.

Speaker(s): Dr. Cora Granata

February 23, 2019
10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. 

CSU Fullerton Main Campus
Pollak Library South -- Room 360

Cost: FREE (with optional lunch for $12)

Additional information will be provided with your confirmation.

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Trans Oral History -- Application Due 31 March 2019

The LGBTQ Oral History Digital Collaboratory (University of Toronto, ON), in collaboration with The Transgender Archives at the University of Victoria (Victoria, BC) will award one six-month postdoctoral fellowship. The fellowship is to be taken up, and concluded, between 1 June 2019 and 30 March 2020 (exact starting and ending dates to be negotiated within this time frame).

Spring 2019 Workshops from the Vermont Folklife Center

2019 Spring Cultural Sustainability Institute Workshops from the Vermont Folklife Center

Workshops held in Burlington, VT (in partnership with Generator Makerspace); Middlebury, VT; and White River Junction, VT (in partnership with the Center for Cartoon Studies and Northern Stage).

Tuition: $95/$55 students

Oral History Australia 2019 Conference

Please note that the deadline for submissions to present at our biennial Oral History Australia conference (in Brisbane, 10-13 October 2019) is 1 March 2019. You can find the call for presentations here: www.oralhistoryaustralia.org.au/2019-conference-cfp.html. In keeping with 2019 as the Year of Indigenous Languages, a keynote plenary panel will focus on Oral History, Oral Tradition, and Indigenous History (with invited speakers from across Australia and overseas).

Oral Histories of Death and Dying

Dear Fellow Oral Historians,

I am starting a project that will require oral history interviews in multiple countries on the topic of death and dying and migration. I'm starting my literature review, and I'd be grateful for your reading recommendations! Please reply to me directly (email address below).

CFP Reminder -- No Neighbours’ Land: Postwar Europe in a New Comparative Perspective -- International Workshop, Warsaw, 23-25 October 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS

No Neighbours’ Land: Postwar Europe in a New Comparative Perspective

International Workshop, Warsaw, 23-25 October 2019

How does one get used to living in a house that once belonged to people who were deported? How does it feel to wear the dress of your murdered neighbor? What happens when half of the community vanishes overnight? Is it easier to cope if the process of destruction takes longer?

Oral History Summer School: Mini-Intensive at Verso Books (NYC), March 9-10

Join Oral History Summer School for a weekend intensive in NYC. This hands-on workshop––open to all––is based on our popular 10-day intensive, covering oral history theory, method, and practice. Over the course of the weekend, we'll address interview techniques, recording tutorials, ethics, memory, annotation, and experimental outcomes. Come all ye documentarians, journalists, artists, media-makers, educators, and those looking to learn new things in good company!

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