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2023 OHA Annual Meeting Scholarship Applications Now Open!

2023 Annual Meeting Scholarship Applications are now open! The OHA scholarship program provides students, professionals, and community practitioners with travel funds so they may attend the annual meeting. OHA offers more than $10,000 in scholarship funds each year. Go to https://oralhistory.org/annual-meeting-scholarships/ for more information.

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Announcing the OHA Guidelines for the Evaluation of Oral Historians

May 2023   Executive Summary The first purpose of this document is to inform and assist college and university administrators, department chairs,  promotion and tenure committees, and/or other employers by: 1) developing an appreciation for the intellectual  effort, research, expertise, and time required for conducting successful oral history projects; 2) demonstrating the value and unique work

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2022 Day of Giving

Today, November 29, is the OHA’s 2022 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

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Co-Executive Directors Report

Greetings from the Executive Office. We hope everyone is doing well and has rested up from what was a stellar conference in Los Angeles. It was so nice to see each other and to share our work in person. Since returning to Tennessee, the executive staff has been finishing out the year with the usual

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President’s Letter

Looking Back, Looking Forward November 2022 Newsletter As I step into the role of Oral History Association president, I find myself both looking back and looking forward. I look back with a profound sense of gratitude for the many people who have not only sustained the OHA through the pandemic years but also kept it

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Fall 2022 Committee Meetings

Every fall, around the Annual Meeting, each committee has a meeting that is open to the public to invite interest. This year, the meetings will be a mix of in person at the conference and virtually. Find the 2022 Fall Committee Meeting Schedule here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1u3zkLHSF7Wg1FyG9HJXBMz0ya-b_PAZ1AvVRnv2BgPg/edit?usp=sharing.

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OHA 2022 Sponsored Sessions

OHA’s Committees were each given an opportunity to select sessions to sponsor as part of a track. Please see the program for the full session information. Diversity Committee 001. Amplifying the Voices of Underrepresented Communities Workshop Wednesday, 1:30 to 4:30 pm 019. Queering Oral History Paper Session Thursday, 9:45 to 11:15 am 021. Walking Through

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