Events

The Oral History Centre is committed to creative community development through offering workshops that meet the needs of a diverse community interested in oral history. Throughout their careers, Dr. Reilly and Dr. Freund have individually given many oral history workshops for K-12 teachers, union members, and community groups, and have had ongoing consultation with students, faculty, and other researchers on oral history methods, research project design, equipment, and best practices in oral history. In 2012, Dr. Freund and Dr. Reilly made workshops for community and university researchers a core service of the OHC.

 

Staff at the Oral History Centre oversee the continued development and organization of the Oral History Centre’s workshops, which include programming for researchers, students, and community members alike. In addition to these public workshops, the Oral History Centre has also designed and organized workshops for major research projects and for professional organizations. The OHC also hosts many oral history related seminars, symposiums and conferences which provide venues for public presentation of student research, community oral history projects and guest lectures by prominent oral historians.

 

The Oral History Centre frequently co-sponsors events with the H. Sanford Riley Fellowship in Canadian History, a fellowship which supports historians of Canada to visit the university to share their knowledge of Canada with the university and broader community.

 

Click on any title below to view events at the Oral History Centre.

  • Introduction to Oral History workshop series
    Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 18:00

     

    The After the Interview: Post Processing for Future Access workshop is the second of three workshops in the Introduction to Oral History Workshop Series

     

    This workshop covers strategies for processing oral history interviews so that they can be easily accessed into the future. The emphasis of this...

  • Intro to Oral History Poster 2016
    Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 18:00

     

    The Digital Audio Recording workshop is the second of three workshops in the Introduction to Oral History Workshop Series

     

    This workshop provides the basic knowledge needed to produce high quality audio recordings. This workshop will help to familiarize you with the fundamentals of digital audio...

  • Intro to Oral History May 2016
    Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 18:00

     

    The Introduction to Oral History workshop is the first of three workshops in the Introduction to Oral History Workshop Series

     

    This workshop delves into the practice of oral history. It provides an overview of the underlying principles of oral...

  • Digitization Workshop
    Saturday, February 20, 2016 - 13:00

    Sitting on a pile of old cassettes, reel-to-reels, or other media? Wondering how to transfer your interview with a loved one from a cassette to a computer? This Oral History Centre advanced workshop on audio digitization can provide you with hands on training. Step-by-step the workshop shows you how to turn your cassettes into high quality digital audio files. You will learn what equipment and...

  • Introduction to Oral History workshop series
    Wednesday, January 27, 2016 - 18:00
     

    The After the Interview: Post Processing for Future Access workshop is the second of three workshops in the Introduction to Oral History Workshop Series

     

    This workshop covers strategies for processing oral history interviews so that they can be easily accessed into the future. The emphasis...

  • Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - 18:00

     

    The Digital Audio Recording workshop is the second of three workshops in the Introduction to Oral History Workshop Series

     

    This workshop provides the basic knowledge needed to produce high quality audio recordings. This workshop will help to familiarize you with the fundamentals of digital audio...

  • Into to Oral History Jan 2016
    Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - 18:00

     

    The Introduction to Oral History workshop is the first of three workshops in the Introduction to Oral History Workshop Series

     

    This workshop delves into the practice of oral history. It provides an overview of the underlying principles of oral...

  • Joe Martin University of Winnipeg
    Tuesday, November 3, 2015 - 19:00

    Canada’s National History Society and UWinnipeg’s Oral History Centre presents the Sanford Riley Fellowship Lecture:

    From Wall Street to Bay Street: Comparative Financial History of the United States and Canada since the Late Eighteen Century

    Lecture by Joe Martin, Adjunct Professor of Strategic Management, Executive in Residence, Rotman School of Management at the University of...

  • WPL
    Monday, October 5, 2015 - 19:00
    The Oral History Centre in partnership with the Winnipeg Public Library Present:
     
    Oral History: Navigating Storytelling in the Digital Age
     
    What is oral history? What does oral history have to do with storytelling? Why are so many of us eager to share stories of ourselves or collect those of our families? Join us as we explore...
  • Riley Lecture Portelli
    Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 19:00

    H. Sanford Riley Fellowship in Canadian History Presents: "On the Uses of Memory," a lecture by Riley Fellow Dr. Alessandro Portelli, Professor of American Literature, University of Rome.

    Thursday, October 1st, 7:00p.m.

    Acknowledged internationally as the most influential oral historian of the last quarter century, Professor Portelli will explore studies of memory and oral...

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