CFS: History of Education Society Outstanding Book Award

Call for Submissions:

History of Education Society Outstanding Book Award


This award recognizes the most outstanding book on the history of education published during the previous year. This includes work on schooling as well as educational institutions and processes more broadly, concerning the U.S. and/or other locations. Works that use/focus on oral history are welcome submissions.  Only books copyrighted in 2017 are eligible for consideration for the 2018 prize. 


Criteria used to evaluate the books include:

Digital Tools for Oral History Workshop

We are excited to announce our 2018 offering in our advanced online oral history workshop series, Sharpen Your Skills: Advanced E-Workshops. “Digital Tools for Oral History” will focus on a selection of innovative options and applications available to the twenty-first century oral historian. BUIOH Director Stephen Sloan and Senior Editor/Collection Manager Steven Sielaff will discuss software and web platforms (most of which are free/open source!) that will enable you to accomplish and enhance your project goals of preservation, access, curation, and dissemination.

Apr. 12 | HEAR & NOW: An Interactive Oral History Exhibit

WHEN: Thursday, April 12, 2018, 5:00 - 8:00 pm

WHERE: The Social Hall, Union Theological Seminary, 3041 Broadway at 121st Street

On Thursday, April 12, 2018, an interactive exhibit will be curated by the students and faculty of Columbia’s Oral History Master of Arts program. Please RSVP on our Eventbrite page.

Apply for the Southern Foodways Alliance Oral History Workshop, Deadline April 6

2018 Summer Oral History Workshop
Oxford, Mississippi

We are pleased to announce the 2018 summer oral history workshop. The workshop will be held at the SFA headquarters on the University of Mississippi’s campus in Oxford from July 22-27, 2018.

April Workshops from the Vermont Folklife Center!

April Workshops from the Vermont Folklife Center!

Documentary Filmmaking Workshop Series

Three Documentary Filmmaking Workshops will be held in Burlington, at the O.N.E. Community Center, 20 Allen St, 2nd floor, Room 8:

1. Documentary Filmmaking Pre-production on Friday April 6, 10 - 4 covers proposal writing, producing a trailer, planning your production, the basics of visual storytelling, and the equipment and approaches that best suit your documentary project.

Reminder: The Vivian G. Prins Fellowship 2018 at the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust

The Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust is pleased to offer a fellowship for emigrating scholars, artists, museum professionals, and researchers through a grant from The Vivian G. Prins Foundation. The grant is in honor of Bronia Brandman, a survivor of Auschwitz and one of the Museum’s earliest and most steadfast volunteers. The Vivian G.

The Sonic South: The Southern Oral History Program's New Audio Competition

Students, scholars, and public history practitioners, as well as audio professionals, are encouraged to submit to the Southern Oral History Program's new audio competition, The Sonic South.  All levels of expertise welcome.  Deadline has been extended until March 19th.


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