Discussions

"Muslims in Brooklyn" Oral History Project

This recent conversation on WNYC public radio, New York City, between Alison Stewart and Zaheer Ali about the oral history/public history project, "Muslims in Brooklyn," is well worth hearing in full -- both for its samples from the oral history interviews and for Ali's explanations of how to do oral history and why it matters. 

Call for Papers - Oral History Association Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, October 16-19, 2019

“Pathways in the Field: 
Considerations for those Working In, On, and Around Oral History”

The submission portal is now open. (Please note that you will have to create a new account, even if you have submitted proposals in the past.) The deadline is February 3, 2019. Submission Guidelines can be found here.

CFP: Access and Inclusion in Oral History

Conference Title: Access and Inclusion in Oral History

Conference Dates: Thursday, April 18 - Friday, April 19

Location: Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ

Deadline for Submissions: January 15

Oral History in the Mid-Atlantic Region (OHMAR) invites paper and panel proposals for its 2019 Annual Meeting, "Access and Inclusion in Oral History." The conference will be held at Monmouth University from Thursday, April 18 - Friday, April 19.

Sonic South 2019: Call for Submissions

The Southern Oral History Program (SOHP), housed at the Center for the Study of the American South at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, invites artists, composers, audio/radio producers, writers, and community members to use our interviews to create new and thought-provoking short-form audio documentaries, sound art, sonic experiments, and aural landscapes. 

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—February 6 and 13, from 10:00 a.m. CST 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.

CFP: 3rd National Conference of the Italian Association of Public History – AIPH – Department of Letters and Cultural Heritage, University of Campania, Santa Maria Capua Vetere, 24–28 June 2019

The Italian Association of Public History (AIPH) announces the 3rd National Public History Conference at the Department of Letters and Cultural Heritage, University of Campania Vanvitelli (Santa Maria Capua Vetere, Caserta) from the 24th to the 28th of June 2019.  The Association’s 2019 plenary meeting will also take place du

Redacting Names in LGBTQ Interviews

The Red River Rainbow Seniors (Fargo) oral history project, "Breaking Barriers: Harvesting LGBTQ Stories from the Northern Plains" has interviewed over 50 people, most of whom are over 55 years old. As these interviews are being transcribed, we are struggling with questions about redacting names of individuals who are identified in the interviews, but who are not out. In the transcriptions, we are currently redacting the names people who have been interviewed and who do not want their interviews released without their permission. That's just over 10% of our interviews.

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