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A group of SPOHP students and staff traveled to the Women’s March on Washington this January as part of an experiential learning project. Their recordings captured a snapshot of a divided America, and the project aims to use oral history to encourage empathy. Check out the reflections from two members of the project, and enjoy their special podcast from the march.



President Trump released a budget blueprint that calls for the elimination of the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Institute for Museums and Library Services, and other cultural organizations.

We urge our members to contact your members of Congress via email or phone and oppose the administration’s efforts to eliminate funding for these agencies.

The National Humanities Alliance email and phone patch-through system makes it quick and easy to contact your representatives.



XX International Oral History Congress, “Memory and Narration” hosted by the Finnish Oral History Network (FOHN), University of Jyväskylä and the Finnish Literature Society (SKS) in Jyväskylä, Finland, from 18th June to 21th June 2018. For more information, please visit:

The Oral History Network of Ireland (OHNI) is pleased to announce its 2017 conference on the theme of ‘Work & Leisure’.  This two-day conference will take place in the Connacht Hotel, Galway on June 23-24, 2017. Proposals are due on Friday, April 21, 2017. For more information email: ei.dn1638536581aleri1638536581krowt1638536581enyro1638536581tsihl1638536581aro@o1638536581fni1638536581