Workshop: Introduction to Oral History

Event Date: 
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 18:00

 

The Introduction to Oral History workshop is the first of three workshops in the Introduction to Oral History Workshop Series.This three-part series provides an overview of the underlying principles of oral history and the practical aspects of undertaking an oral history project. In these workshops you can learn: how to design an oral history project and budget your time, methods of interviewing, technical skills needed to make quality audio recordings, and how to create complementary text documents that will ensure your project is organized, archivable, and useful to future researchers.

 

This workshop session delves into the practice of oral history. It provides an overview of the underlying principles of oral history and the practical aspects of undertaking an oral history project. In this workshop you will learn how to: design an oral history project, budget enough time for your project, plan and prepare for interviewing, and conduct interviews. After this workshop you will be ready to create a project plan, find interviewees, and know how to conduct a productive interview.

 

See the "Workshops" page on the OHC website for the full workshop description. Participants who complete this series will receive a certificate of completion and a one-year OHC Membership.

 

Workshop sessions are 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on the following dates:

September 14th: Introduction to Oral History

September 21st: Digital Audio Recording

September 28th: After the Interview

 

Workshop Fee:

Individual: $150.00+ GST

UWinnipeg Staff and Faculty: $100.00 +GST

Students: $100.00 +GST

 

You can register any time via the OHC Online Store or by contacting us

 

The Oral History Centre offers bursaries, and can arrange payment plans for the Introduction to Oral History workshop series fee. If you would like to apply for a bursary or make alternative payment arrangements, please contact us.