NEW SUMMER WORKSHOPS: Oral History Summer School 2018 in Hudson New York, May and June

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May 15, 2018 to May 24, 2018
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
Humanities, Oral History, Social Sciences, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Historic Preservation

Oral History Summer School is now accepting application for two workshops this summer. Since 2012, Oral History Summer School has offered a rigorous training program to help students from varied fields––writers, social workers, radio producers, artists, teachers, human rights workers––make use of oral history as an ethical interview practice in their lives and work.

Full information about OHSS and the workshops can be found, below: 

Oral History Summer School is a cross-disciplinary program in Hudson, New York that offers training in oral history methodologies and documentary approaches. We host foundational workshops as well as advanced training on focused topics such as memory loss, mixed ability interviewing, song collection, family history, and trauma narratives/testimony. Oral History Summer School is offering two new workshops in Upstate New York (Hudson), this spring/summer.

Experimental Ethnographies: Oral History Remixed (May 15-24, 2018

Instructors: Suzanne Snider (Oral History Summer School), Todd Shalom (Elastic City), Michael Garofalo (Storycorps), LJ Amsterdam (Ruckus Society)

Instructors: Suzanne Snider (Oral History Summer School), Ry Garcia-Sampson (Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University), Daniel Cogan (NP, Aspire Health)

Additional workshop details and application forms can be found, here


*Because summer is a busy season, upstate, OHSS has reserved a number of housing options well below market rate; early applicants will have widest range of affordable options.