Deadline to Submit: March 30th Dear OHA members, The Oral History Association is led by a group of volunteers who serve as officers, council members, and committee members. We are grateful for the time and service of so many talented individuals. Today, we invite you to help us move the organization forward toward its strategic […]
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
From OHA Associate Director Steven Sielaff: The Oral History Association is very pleased to present to its membership and the world at large our brand-new OHA Website! When I considered wider goals for my first year as AD, a modern and responsive design upgrade to our web presence was at the very top of my
November 28 is OHA’s 2023 Day of Giving! This year, funds will go to our new Indigenous Initiative. Our Indigenous Initiative is our commitment to endowing a fund that will promote the success of Indigenous oral historians as well as meaningful, ethical oral history projects within Indigenous communities. Over the next year we will work
The Oral History Review is happy to announce a call for papers for a special issue dedicated to Oral History and Disability. It is currently slated for the Spring 2025 issue of the OHR. View the full CFP. Oral historians often write and talk about inclusion, even radical inclusion. What does this mean in practice?
The Oral History Association (OHA) seeks to hire a full-time program associate to assist in the operation of its Executive Office. Since 1966, the OHA has served as the principal membership organization for people committed to the value of oral history. Job tasks assigned to the program associate include assisting in planning the annual meeting,
Work is underway on a new OHA website! As part of the redesign, we would love to integrate photos from our members! We ask for photos featuring: OHA annual meetings, other OHA events, OHA members, and/or oral history work. You can use this form to upload 10 photos at a time. Thanks in advance for
Since the release of OpenAI’s ChatGPT in the fall of 2022, artificial intelligence, or AI for short, has pervaded our shared discourse and lexicon. Myriad organizations and sectors are at once hurriedly embracing and cautiously considering the impacts large language models and complex algorithms might have on their industries. Oral history is not immune to
OHA is pleased to announce the first two members of the 2024-26 editorial team for its journal, Oral History Review: Holly Werner-Thomas as editor, and Robert LaRose as copy editor. Holly and Robert bring impressive experience and expertise to lead the next era of this leading oral history research journal published for OHA by Routledge/Taylor
TIME to VOTE, OHA! As OHA members, it’s up to you to elect a new OHA first vice president (who advances to president), a new representative to the OHA Council (our leadership body), and new representatives to two of our OHA committees: the Nominating Committee and Committee on Committees. Learn about the candidates and vote
You can now view the 2023 Preliminary Program as an interactive PDF HERE! Have questions about the program or see something missing? Email us at email@example.com or call (615) 624-2688.