Mark Cave and Stephen Sloan, co-editors of Listening on the Edge: Oral History in the Aftermath of Crisis, winner of the 2015 Oral History Association book award, recently discussed their book with Oral History Review managing editor Troy Reeves. Both authors will be present at the OHA awards showcase session during the Annual Meeting in Tampa.
Winner – Richard Santhiago (Universidade de São Paulo)– for “The Dissonant Lives of Brazilian Black Non-Samba Singers”
Honorable mention: Charise Cheney (University of Oregon–” Blacks on Brown: Intra-Community Debates over School Desegregation in Topeka, Kansas, 1941–1955”
For the US – Susan Chandler and Jill Jones, the University of Nevada Reno – for Casino Women: Courage in Unexpected Places (Cornell University Press)-
For the International – Alistair Thomson (Monash University, Australia) – Moving Stories: An Intimate History of Four Women Across Two Countries (Manchester University Press) –
Honorable Mention – Voice of Witness publication program (McKenna Stayner?) – for Patriot Acts: Narratives of Post 9/11 Injustice and Inside this Place and Not of It: Narratives From Women’s Prisons
Elizabeth B. Mason Large major project award
George Mitchell Project , Bowdoin College -(Richard Lindeman)
Non-print media project award – Centre d’histoire (sant distwa) de Montréal‘s in Canada – “Lost Neighbourhoods” project
Sherna Berger Gluck
Nonprint Award: At Home in Utopia (film), Michal Goldman and Ellen Brodsky, Co-producers
Emerging Crises Research Fund grant: Sawt, women’s participation in the January Revolution in Egypt.
The Nakba Archive has recorded over 650 interviews about the expulsion of Palestinians from their homes and lands in 1948.
Martha Ross Teaching Award: Rosie Uyola, Edison High School Story Corps
Non-Print Format Honorable Mention: Joanna Hay and the Louis B. Nunn Center, University of Kentucky for the documentary, Quest for the Perfect Bourbon: Voices of the Buffalo Trace Distillery.
Living with Jim Crow: African American Women and Memories of the Segregated South by Anne Valk and Leslie Brown.