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

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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.

The oral history workshop is open to beginning and intermediate oral historians. Undergraduate and graduate students, professors, educators, and SFA members are welcome to apply. Students will be introduced to the field through SFA oral histories and documentary examples. Participants will learn SFA methods and approaches to oral history, audio recording skills and techniques, and an introduction to digital photography. The workshop will culminate with an oral history fieldwork trip in the Oxford area.

Oral history provides a unique opportunity to cultivate speaking, writing, and critical thinking skills. If you have an interest in gaining fieldwork experience or enhancing your existing skills, we invite you to apply. The application deadline is April 6, 2018.

We strongly encourage students of color to apply.

SFA documents stories of the diverse communities throughout the South, and we believe it to be equally important for oral historians to represent that diversity.

Workshop Details

  • Dates: July 22-27, 2018
  • Location: Oxford, MS
  • Application Deadline: April 6, 2018, 5 PM CDT
  • Notification: By April 20, 2018

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