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Queer history happens everywhere

View Post on OUP Blog By Nichole Barns and Scott Seyforth  With the summer issue of the Oral History Review just around the corner, we are bringing you a sneak peak of what’s to come. Issue 43.1 is our LGBTQ special issue, featuring oral history projects and stories from around the country. To dig more […]

Q&A with audio transcriptionist Teresa Bergen

View Post on OUP Blog By Andre Shaffer As you may have heard, Wisconsinites love the people who can quickly turn our spoken words into written text. Transcriptionists are the unsung heroes of the oral history world, helping to make sure the incredible audio information stored in archives across the globe is accessible to the […]

Narrating nostalgia

View Post on OUP Blog By Jennifer Helgren The most recent issue of the Oral History Review will be zipping across the world soon. To hold you over until it arrives, we interviewed one of the authors featured in this edition, Jennifer Helgren, about her article, “A ‘Very Innocent Time’: Oral History Narratives, Nostalgia and […]

Reflections on the ‘urge to collect’

View Post on OUP Blog By Andrew Shaffer and Linda Shopes In the most recent issue of the Oral History Review, Linda Shopes started an important discussion about changes she has seen in the field of oral history in “‘Insights and Oversights’: Reflections on the Documentary Tradition and the Theoretical Turn in Oral History”. Linda’s article […]

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