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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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Co-Executive Directors’ report

By Kristine McCusker and Louis Kyriakoudes August 2022 Newsletter             The Executive Office has been busy these past few months gearing up for our first in-person conference since 2019, to be held in Los Angeles at the Biltmore Hotel from Oct. 19-22. We can’t wait to reconnect with everyone face-to-face after having to hold conferences

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President’s letter

By Amy Starecheski August 2022 Newsletter As we look towards the Annual Meeting in LA, and the end of my presidential term, I would like to share some updates. Our long-stalled project to create a document to provide guidance in valuing and evaluating oral history work is back underway, and the task force working on

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OHA Meet Ups

The Oral History Association is sponsoring a handful of in person meet ups around the United States. The offer went out in the June News Blast, and you can find the information about each event on this page. How it works: 1. Identify two co-chairs and send us an email to tell us what you

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2022 Elections are Open!

OHA’s 2022 elections are open! Vote for new Council and Nominating Committee members, as well as members for our new Committee on Committees. We also have a new proposed addition for our Principles and Best Practices- a suite of Social Justice Guidelines. Information about the nominees were sent out in the June OHA Newsletter, or

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OHA NEH Mini Grants Announcement

June 1, 2022 The Oral History Association announces the recipients of eleven mini grants, funded by an $825,000 grant from the NEH American Rescue Plan. In October 2021 the Oral History Association was awarded $825,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities through the American Rescue Plan: Humanities Grantmaking [Funding Opportunity Number: 20210513-ARPG]. Oral historians from

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