Visit http://www.southwestoralhistory.org/awards.html for more details.
Eva Tulene Watt Scholarship for Native American Scholars:
Named in honor of Apache author and oral historian Eva Tulene Watt, who shared the story of her family and her people’s past through recounted events, biographical sketches, and cultural descriptions (Don’t Let the Sun Step Over You: A White Mountain Apache Family Life, 1860-1975, with Keith Basso, University of Arizona, 2004), this SOHA scholarship enables indigenous oral history practitioners to attend and participate in the Annual SOHA Conference. As part of the award, the SOHA conference registration fee is waived and travel and hotel expenses are reimbursed up to an amount of $500. Recipients are not eligible for the Eva Tulene Watt scholarship two years in a row. A one-year SOHA membership will be included in the scholarship award.
2018 Eva Tulene Watt Scholarship Application
SOHA awards two General Scholarships to oral historians and practitioners to attend and participate in the Annual SOHA Conference. Students, teachers, independent oral historians and individuals associated with nonprofit organizations in the general SOHA region are encouraged to apply. Funding includes one cash award of $300 per recipient and should be applied toward travel and hotel expenses. The SOHA conference registration fee is waived. Recipients are not eligible for the General Scholarship two years in a row. A one-year SOHA membership will be included in the scholarship award.
2018 General Scholarship Application
SOHA awards up to three mini-grants each year totaling up to $1500. Funds may be used for interviewing, equipment, transcription, editing, publishing, and other oral history related expenses. Students, teachers, and independent researchers, historical societies, archives, museums, and non-profits in the general SOHA region are encouraged to apply to conduct research on the Southwest. Recipients may be invited to present their work at a SOHA conference within two years of receiving the Award. We also ask that recipients prepare a written report on their work for inclusion in SOHA’s newsletter within six months of receiving the award.
2018 Mini-Grant Application
Today is the SOHA Call for Presentations deadline. Don’t miss an opportunity to participate in the 2018 Southwest Oral History Association Annual Conference APRIL 27-29, 2018 – Marriott Fullerton and California State University, Fullerton. Our theme is, “Elevating Voices: Oral Histories of Resilience and Unity.” Organize your panel, roundtable, poster, or performance with this theme. Visit southwestoralhistory.org for submission details. See you in Fullerton, CA!
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We invite you to participate in SOHA’s 2018 Conference in Fullerton, CA! You can submit a session, roundtable, workshop, performance, poster, or digital history project! Our call for proposal deadline is this Monday the 20th. Visit southwestoralhistory.org for more details.
(L-R) SOHA members and officers Jennifer Keil, Carlos Lopez, Cindy Keil, Juan Cordonado, and Judith Perera
Join our SOHA conversation at the 2018 Conference in Fullerton, CA April 27-29th! There’s still time to submit a proposal and apply to our scholarship programs. Our proposal deadline is this Monday the 20th. Here are SOHA Board Members Marcia Gallo the Co-President, Bridget Groat the Native American Representative, and Midge Dellinger the Student Representative in Tempe, AZ at the 2017 Conference.
OHA’s first webinar, Documenting Your Community: Planning Skills for Oral History Projects, was presented by Mary Larson and Jeff Corrigan on November 3. The webinar is now available at https://connect.asu.edu/p2jgc6e66x5/
Please note that the recording may not automatically play without having the Adobe Connect Add-in. If you are prompted, download and install the Add-In to join the recording. You will be prompted to download the Add-In. Follow the steps below:
Many thanks to Jeff Corrigan and Mary Larson for sharing their knowledge and expertise with the oral history community. Special thanks to everyone who registered and joined us— your enthusiasm and response were overwhelming and we are grateful for your participation!
There’s still time to submit a proposal for our SOHA Conference in Fullerton, CA April 27-29, 2018! View our 2018 Call for Presentations for more details. Our submission deadline is November 20th. Please contact us if you have any questions. We hope to see you in Southern California next year!
Please direct all SOHA correspondence to:
Southwest Oral History Association
University of Nevada Las Vegas
4505 S. Maryland Parkway Box 455020
Las Vegas, Nevada 89154-5020