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Introduction to CollectionBuilder-SHEETS: A Free, Virtual Workshop

Date: Wednesday, March 6 at 12:00 PM EST Learn how to use CollectionBuilder-Sheets (SHEETS) to create a free digital collection website that encourages browsing and contextualizing items through timelines, maps, and word cloud visualizations. No programming experience or software installation is required for this workshop; beginners from any background are welcome! SHEETS, the newest CollectionBuilder […]

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Oral History Intensive

Dates: Saturday, June 15 – Wednesday, June 26, 2024 Instructors: Suzanne Snider; Guest Instructors: To Be AnnouncedLocation: Hudson, New York Come all ye budding oral historians, radio documentarians, writers, filmmakers, media advocates, and photographers who wish to make use of oral history in your practices. This immersive upstate New York workshop is a rigorous introduction

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Shaking the Family Tree: Oral History, Family History, Insider Interviews, and Ancestral Memory

Dates: Friday, March 1 – Sunday, March 3, 2024Location: Online via ZoomInstructors: Suzanne Snider, zavé martohardjono (they/them), Saturday, March 2 For many of us, family is the obvious—and sometimes most complicated—place to start our work as oral historians. In this workshop, participants will learn how to use oral history to document and preserve their family stories. We’ll discuss

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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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Submission Portal Now Open for the 2024 OHA Book Award!

Deadline: April 1, 2024 Submissions are open for OHA’s Annual Book Award through our online submission portal. The OHA Book Award recognizes a published book each year that uses oral history to make a significant contribution to contemporary scholarship and/or significantly advances understanding of important theoretical issues in oral history and/or is an outstanding example

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Southwest Oral History Association Conference

Deadline extended to February 2, 2024           The Southwest Oral History Association promotes an ever-shifting place and people-making storytelling capacity throughout time and across intergenerational consciousness. Through history and memory, we unearth and combat repressive settler ideologies. Just as both roots and branches strenghthen a tree, stories, memories and reflection center

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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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