UC Berkeley’s Advanced Institute
Oral History Summer School is in session! Registration is now open for two workshops this Spring and Summer. Both workshops are open to all and no experience is necessary. Come all ye documentarians, journalists, artists, media-makers, educators and those looking to learn new things in good company.
Oral History Online Weekend Mini-Intensive
April 10 – 11
Instructor: Suzanne Snider
This two-day hands-on workshop––open to all––is based on our popular 10-day intensive, covering oral history theory, method and practice. Over the course of the weekend, we’ll address interview techniques, recording tutorials, ethics, memory, annotation and experimental outcomes.
Oral History Summer School Online Intensive
June 4 – 14, 2021
Instructors: Suzanne Snider + Guest Instructors Nichole Canuso and Sarita Daftary
This immersive summer workshop is a rigorous introduction to the field of Oral History. Over the course of ten days, we’ll cover interview techniques, project design, recording tutorials for online and in-person recording, and ethics, along with special topics related to the field.
OHA offers its own grant up to $4000 annually through the Emerging Crises Oral History Research Fund. Submissions for 2021 will begin in January. For more on the fund, see Emerging Crises. The OHA also has other awards available that are tied specifically to our Annual Conference.