Workshop: Introduction to Oral History

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September 14, 2017 to September 28, 2017
Manitoba, Canada
Subject Fields: 
Oral History, Social History / Studies


The Introduction to Oral History workshop is a three-part series that teaches best practices in oral history including the practical aspects of undertaking an oral history project. In these workshops you can learn: how to design an oral history project and budget your time, methods of interviewing, technical skills needed to make quality audio recordings, and how to create complementary text documents that will ensure your project is organized, archivable, and accessible to future researchers. 


Participants who complete this series will receive a certificate of completion and a one-year OHC Membership.


Workshop sessions are 6:00 p.m.– 9:00 p.m. on the following dates:


September 14th: Introduction to Oral History: An overview of oral history method including planning your oral history project, budgeting time and money, preparing to interview, and interviewing.


September 21st: Digital Audio Recording: How to create high quality digital audio recordings including preferred file formats, microphones and placement and how and where to set up your recorder.


September 28th: After the Interview: Post processing for archiving and future access, including: organizing your project, transcription and other useful documents, and hardware/software tools that can help.



Oral History Centre, University of Winnipeg

2B23, 2nd Floor, Bryce Hall


Workshop Fee:

Individual: $150.00+ GST

UWinnipeg Staff and Faculty: $100.00 +GST

Students: $100.00 +GST


You can register any time via the OHC Online Store or by contacting us.

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