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Oral History Office Internship, Summer 2024 – Hagley Museum and Library

Application Consideration Opens March 18, 2024 Hagley’s Oral History Office manages a growing collection of interviews covering a range of topics, from daily life along the Brandywine River, to the history of synthetic textile production, to mushroom farming in Chester County, Pennsylvania, to medical imaging and other industries.  Many of these interviews have never been […]

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The Bill and Lorna Chafe Postdoctoral Fellowship in Oral History and Social Justice, Duke University

Deadline: April 1, 2024 Duke’s Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) and History Department invite applications for a two-year Bill and Lorna Chafe Postdoctoral Fellowship in Oral History and Social Justice, to begin in July 2024.  CDS and the History Department welcome applications from scholars no more than two years out from the receipt of the

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Submission Portal Now Open For The 2024 Emerging Crises Oral History Research Fund!

Deadline: April 15, 2024 Oral historians can now apply for OHA’s 2024 Emerging Crises Oral History Research Fund through our online submission portal. The Emerging Crises Oral History Research Fund provides funding annually for one oral historian or project to undertake oral history research in situations of crisis in the United States and internationally. To

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Oral History Manager, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Deadline February 7, 2024 The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Musuem (ALPLM) is hiring an Exec II – Oral Historian Manager. The incumbent will work closely with the Director of Research and Interpretation to document, preserve, make available the stories of Illinoisans. The ideal candidate will have a background in conducting and managing oral history

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Oral History Program Manager – Gates Archive

Gates Archive is the private archive of the personal and philanthropic collections of the Gates family. Committed to creating a culture of learning and belonging, we are a team working to build a next generation archive with a focus towards digital-forward processes. The role will, under the direction of a Manager, be responsible for leading

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Call for Submissions – On Shifting Ground: Migration, Disruption, and the Changing Contours of Home

A Call for Submissions | Vol. 11 (2024) | Guest Editors, Michelle Banks and Sojin Kim The 2024 Journal of Folklore and Education seeks submissions that explore “disruption” and “migration” in relation to the process of reimagining home and tradition. We are interested in contributions that situate creativity and cultural production in moments and landscapes of flux

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Digital Oral History Archivist and Archives Educator, The 1947 Partition Archive

–Position has been filled.–

DESCRIPTION: The 1947 Partition Archive seeks to welcome a Digital Oral History Archivist and Archives Educator to our Berkeley, California based team. This position will cater to those who are passionate about 1) archiving and preserving oral histories within analog and digital environments, 2) teaching contemporary archival techniques to a community of undergraduate and graduate

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2024 Research Fellowships at the Virginia Museum of History & Culture

Deadline: January 26 2024 Research Fellowships at the Virginia Museum of History & Culture The Virginia Museum of History & Culture (VMHC) offers research fellowships of up to three weeks a year to promote the interpretation of Virginia and access to its collections. Thanks to a matching grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and

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Visiting Assistant Professor, African American History, Rhodes College

Review of application begins February 15, open until filled The Department of History and the Africana Studies Program at Rhodes College invites applications for a two-year Visiting Assistant Professor of African American History on a 12-month contract, to begin August 2024.  The College recently received a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to create

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Oral History Program Assistant

Deadline: January 20, 2024 This position exists to support the Minnesota Historical Society (MNHS) Oral History Program throughout the lifespan of each interview from transcription to archiving and public dissemination. In collaboration with the staff and narrators of the MNHS Oral History Program, the Oral Program Assistant ensures and upholds the highest standards, ethics, and

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Assistant Director, Nevada Humanities

Deadline: Jan. 22, 2024 Nevada Humanities, an independent 501(c)3 nonprofit organization and state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities, seeks a full-time Assistant Director who has an understanding of the transformative power of humanities experiences to enrich our lives with knowledge, meaning, and understanding, and a demonstrated interest in working with diverse audiences

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University Archives Assistant, UW-Madison

Deadline: June 24, 2024 The UW-Madison University Archives and Records Management unit is seeking a highly motivated, service-oriented person to assist with administrative services, public services, collection management, oral history, and preservation to serve as University Archives Assistant. This position will serve as the liaison between the Rebecca M. Blank Center for Campus History’s staff

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