Oral History Happy Hour

SPOH Hosting Monthly Virtual Happy Hours

Grab your favorite festive treat and join us on the first Thursday of every month for a virtual conversation about Oral History in the COVID19 Era.

See below our schedule:

Thursday, September 3rd, 4pm Pacific
Oral History and Storytelling
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What are the overlaps between oral history and storytelling? How can the two fields work together to benefit our research and collective memories? Join us to discuss the relationship between oral history and storytelling.

Special Guest: Liz Warren
Executive Director: Storytelling Institute

Thursday, October 1st, 4pm Pacific
Let’s Talk about Tech
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What kinds of technology are you using to conduct remote interviews? What lessons have you learned? Be a part of the conversation!

Special Guest: Jennifer Keil
Founder, 70 Degrees
https://70degrees.org

Thursday, November 5th, 4pm Pacific
COVID19 Collections
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Are you doing work on COVID19? Call in for a conversation about launching and analyzing COVID19 stories. Please bring your own ideas to share with all of us.

Special Guest: Farina King, PhD
Citizen of Navajo Nation
Assistant Professor, Northeastern State University

Thursday, December 3rd, 4pm Pacific
Ethics and Consent with Remote Interviewing
There is a lot to consider when it comes to consent, and ethical practices of conducting oral history. COVID19 has exacerbated these concerns. Join us for a dialogue about navigating our new challenges in oral history.
Special Guest: TBD

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