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International Committee Schedule at the Annual Conference

The Oral History Association’s Annual Meeting in Tampa is quickly approaching. Some things you might be interested in attending are:

The International Committee is meeting on Thursday, October 15, 2015, 12:00 – 1:00 PM at the Tampa Marriott Waterside 3, Florida Salon 3. All are welcome so please attend. If you would be interested in being on this committee please email Leslie McCartney, International Committee Chair at ude.a1635450775ksala1635450775@yent1635450775raccm1635450775l1635450775.

The International Committee scholarship awardees this year will be speaking on the following days and times:

Sean Field (South Africa)
Thursday, October 15, 2015; 1:15 – 2:45 PM
Tampa Marriott Waterside, 3, Meeting Room 4
Panel: Listening Compassionately, Mindfully, Empathically, and Cooperatively in Oral History Interviews
Paper: The Mean, Practice and Limits of Empathy in Oral History

Adam King (Canada)
Friday, October 16, 2015; 10:215 – 11:45 AM
Tampa Marriott Waterside, 3, Meeting room 3
Panel: Revealing Resilience: Workers’ Narratives of Life and Labor
Paper: Make Sense of Change: Sudbury Mine Workers on the 2009 Vale Strike

Carol McKirdy (Australia)
Saturday, October 17, 2015; 3:15 – 4:45 PM
Tampa Marriott Waterside, 3, Florida Salon 3
Panel: Stories that Move [with] Us: Oral History in Migration and Diaspora
Paper: South Sudanese Refugees in Southern Sydney: A Community Oral History Project

Jorge Mercado (Puerto Rico)
Thursday, October 15, 2015; 1:15 – 2:45 PM
Tampa Marriott Waterside, 3, Florida Salon 3
Panel: Oral History and New Narratives of U.S. Latin@Experience
Paper: The Migration of Puerto Ricans to Houston, Texas, from 1950 to 2010

Christin Quirk (Australia)
Friday, October 16, 2015; 3:30 – 5:00 PM
Tampa Marriott Waterside, 3, Meeting Room 3
Panel: Life Stages and Identity
Paper: Single and Lesbian Mothers: Narratives of Resistance and Change

Looking forward to meeting everyone in Tampa, Leslie McCartney