Welcome to H-Oralhist, a member of the H-Net, Humanities & Social Sciences On-Line initiative. H-Oralhist is a network for scholars and professionals active in studies related to oral history. It is affiliated with the Oral History Association.

Recent Content

Seeking Contributions for Open Access Primary Source "Reader"

Hello! We recently received a grant for a pilot project to create an open access primary source "reader" featuring Virginian oral histories that fit with the curriculum goals of the American history survey (since 1865). The idea is that high school and college students will have free access to a curated group of oral history clips (anywhere from 2-10 minutes long), their context, and discussion questions from their computer or phone. Together, these would serve the function of a textbook companion or written primary source reader.

Oral History Summer School 2019: Last Spaces

Hello,

We are down to our last space for our Oral History Summer School workshops! Join us in Hudson to learn to use oral history in your life and work. 

Applications are now open for Oral History Summer School 2019! We have two workshops in Hudson, NY this summer. Come all ye budding oral historians, artists, advocates, and researchers who wish to make of use of oral history in your practices. More information and registration on our website: www.oralhistorysummerschool.com

Call for submissions to Oral History Australia Journal

Oral History Australia are pleased to announce the appointment of Skye Krichauff (University of Adelaide) and Carla Pascoe Leahy (University of Melbourne) as the new joint editors of Oral History Australia Journal. Skye and Carla aim to build on the excellent work of Sue Anderson (President, International Oral History Association), who has edited the journal for the past eight years.

WORKSHOP: Audio Recording for Ethnography and Oral History

 
Audio Recording for Ethnography and Oral History Workshop
Taught by Andy Kolovos

When: Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 10:00 AM 3:00 PM
Where: Vermont Folklife Center 88 Main Street Middlebury, VT 05753

Audio is a powerful medium for capturing human experience and human expression. In the context of cultural sustainability efforts, audio is a useful tool for documenting local knowledge, exploring values and perceptions, and building resources for understanding and supporting cultural practices.

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