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Registration Now Open: Oral History Center Advanced Institute (August 5-9, 2024)

The Oral History Center at the University of California Berkeley Library are now accepting applications for our 2024 Advanced Institute on a rolling basis. Please apply early, as spots fill quickly. The Oral History Center is offering a virtual version of our one-week Advanced Institute on the methodology, theory, and practice of oral history. This will take […]

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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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Hagley Library/Oral History Project

Deadline: June 24, 2024

The Oral History Office of the Hagley Library invites applications for oral history project support. These grants of up to $5,000 are awarded twice annually. Project grant funds may be used to reimburse costs associated with travel to interviewees. Funds may also be for equipment purchases but not stipends. Reimbursement of costs will take place

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Research Fellowships | Virginia Museum of History & Culture

Deadline to apply: January 26, 2024

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 generous gifts from individuals, fellowships carry a weekly stipend of $1,000 and $500 for

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Charlton Oral History Grant

Deadline to apply: January 26, 2024

The Institute for Oral History at Baylor University is now accepting applications and proposals for the Charlton Oral History Research Grant. This grant, named after BUIOH founder and oral historian Tom Charlton, provides support of up to $3,000 for individual scholars using oral history as a part of their research. The Institute will partner with the

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