Announcing our SOHA Fall 2022 Newsletter

Our SOHA Fall 2022 Newsletter is now available with special announcements and features about participating SOHA members at the upcoming Oral History Association conference in Los Angeles and more!

We also welcome our new SOHA graduate assistant Connor Young.

Check it out and share!

Thank you for reading and your continued support of SOHA. Be sure to share our newsletter today!

SOHA Lightning Summer Bootcamp Social Mixer, July 15

SOHA members and friends are invited to join our summer lightning bootcamp participants for our virtual social mixer on Friday, July 15 from 1 pm to 2 pm PT.

Please register for the social mixer to receive the Zoom meeting link via email if you are not a participant in the summer bootcamp at https://bit.ly/SOHA2022Mixer. Participants of the summer bootcamp will receive the social mixer link with their other bootcamp details by email.

As part of the summer lightning bootcamp, there will also be a special meeting time for students. If you are a student and not a registrant of the summer bootcamp but want to attend this student meeting, please email us at soha@unlv.edu to let us know that you need the Zoom meeting link.

We look forward to next week’s summer bootcamp and these fun events. We hope to see you via Zoom then!

You can contact Juan Coronado for more details about the bootcamp (jdcoronado@ccsu.edu).

Stay cool and safe in the summer heat!

July 1st deadline to apply to the SOHA Lightning Summer Boot Camp, July 15-16, 2022

Applications due July 1

This is the final call for applications to our SOHA summer oral history boot camp (via Zoom virtual meetings) on Friday and Saturday, July 15-16, 2022 from 10 am to noon Pacific Time.

Applications are due by July 1 through https://bit.ly/SOHA2022Bootcamp

This lightning boot camp will feature conversations, presentations, and panels about best practices in oral history and more. There will be an optional virtual social hour as well, which anyone can attend.

The bootcamp is $45 per person (and people can request a waiver).

Please help us spread the word and share this promotional video (click on hyperlink to view and share) with anyone who would be interested. Thank you so much. We hope to see you at the boot camp soon!

Join us for the SOHA Lightning Summer Bootcamp, July 15-16, 2022

SOHA is hosting our summer oral history bootcamp through Zoom virtual meetings on Friday and Saturday, July 15-16, 2022 from 10 am to noon Pacific Time. This lightning bootcamp will feature conversations, presentations, and panels about best practices in oral history and more. There will be an optional virtual social hour as well, which anyone can attend.

The bootcamp is $45 per person, but people can request a waiver with an explanation of their circumstances.

Applications are now available, and folks will be notified of their acceptance status on a rolling basis until July 1, 2022. There are only 30 spots available, so apply today via this link: 

https://bit.ly/SOHA2022Bootcamp

Please help us spread the word to anyone who would be interested in participating.

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Announcing our SOHA Spring 2022 Newsletter

The SOHA Spring 2022 Newsletter is ready to share! This issue features the following along with some photos from our 1-3 April 2022 SOHA conference that was held at the Lied Library of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas:

  • SOHA Awardees
  • 2022 Conference Through a Lens
  • Recap of SOHA’s First In-Person/Hybrid Conference!
  • A Shout Out from SOHA to our Extended Oral History Family
  • SOHA Summer Bootcamp 2022

We also include a special thanks to Anthony Graham who has contributed so much to SOHA as the graduate assistant for the past couple of years.

Spring 2022 SOHA Newsletter

Read and share our newsletter today! Thanks for your continued support of SOHA.

Stevenson’s Mother among All-Black Women’s WWII Unit to receive the Congressional Gold Medal

This is exciting news that the “All-Black women’s WWII unit to be awarded Congressional Gold Medal”! #SOHA past president Alva Stevenson has been a major advocate for recognizing the All-Black Women’s WWII unit that her mother served in with the Congressional Gold Medal.

Read more about it at https://www.cnn.com/2022/03/20/us/all-black-women-army-congressional-gold-medal/index.html and other major news platforms.

Only One Week Until SOHA 2022

Only one week left until the SOHA 2022 Annual Conference begins, April 1-3, at the Lied Library of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Register as soon as possible at https://bit.ly/SOHA2022Register

Spread the word and join us for our first SOHA hybrid conference this April, which offers both in-person and virtual sessions and activities.

We need your help sharing this SOHA 2022 Conference info (use the hashtag #SOHA2022 on social media or tag us Soha Unlv on Facebook and @sworalhistory on Twitter). Click on this newsletter hyperlink for conference updates. See you in Vegas and online!

Past SOHA President Caryll Batt Dziedziak To Present on 18 March 2022 for Rebel Recharge

Rebel Recharge, a lecture series presented by faculty, staff, and alumni of UNLV and open to the public, will host Dr. Caryll Batt Dziedziak’s virtual presentation, titled “The Lady is Taking Charge: Jan Jones as the First Female Mayor of Las Vegas, 1991-1999” on March 18, 2022 at 12 pm PST. Dziedziak has served as a past SOHA president and treasurer.

Learn more about the presentation and register in advance at https://bit.ly/3CA9KZH.

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Register for the SOHA 2022 Conference

It’s time to register for the SOHA 2022 Annual Conference, which will be held April 1-3 at the Lied Library of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Register as soon as possible at https://bit.ly/SOHA2022Register

Spread the word and join us for our first SOHA hybrid conference this April, which offers both in-person and virtual sessions and activities.

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