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Researching emotions in interviews with former IRA prisoners

Oral History Review has a particular interest in the various methods oral history practitioners use to analyze interviews. We are delighted to preview Dieter Reinisch’s work exploring the emotions revealed in interviews with former Irish Republican Army prisoners, drawn from his larger project, An Oral History of Irish Republican Prisoners, 1971-2000. By Dieter Reinisch Particularly since […]

The Blossoming of Oral History in Greece

Andromache Gazi, author of the recently published “Oral Testimonies as Independent Museum Exhibits: A Case Study from the Industrial Gas Museum in Athens”, shares her perspective on today’s rapidly growing oral history community in Greece. By Andromache Gazi During the last decade, an extraordinary interest in oral history has developed in Greece. This has manifested, […]

Seeking the Voices: The Making of Union Time

Matthew Barr and Cornelia Wright Barr reflect on the creation of Union Time: Fighting for Workers’ Rights. The documentary, which draws heavily on oral historical methods, follows the story of workers at the Smithfield Pork Processing plant in Tar Heel, North Carolina, as they fought for safe, fair working conditions—and won.  Read a review of […]

“I’m Still Surviving”: Exploring HIV/AIDS through Feminist Oral History

As part of OHR‘s Winter/Spring 2018 issue, Jennifer Brier contributed “‘I’m Still Surviving’: Oral Histories of Women Living with HIV/AIDS in Chicago” to the special section, “Decentering and Decolonizing Feminist Oral Histories: Reflections on the State of the Field in the Early Twentieth Century.” In this guest post, Brier shares the film resulting from her […]

OHR Conversations: Janice Fernheimer on “Sustainable Stewardship” in the College Classroom

In this OHR Conversations, Janice Fernheimer, co-author of “Sustainable Stewardship: A Collaborative Model for Engaged Oral History Pedagogy, Community Partnership, and Archival Growth,” describes the processes at the heart of her classroom/archive/community partnership at University of Kentucky. Drawing from the recently published article, “Sustainable Stewardship: A Collaborative Model for Engaged Oral History Pedagogy, Community Partnership, and […]

OHR Conversations: Densho

In this installment of Oral History Review‘s OHR Conversations, Editorial Assistant Nicole Strunk interviews Tom Ikeda, the founder and executive director of Densho. Together they discuss how the oral history project approaches saving the testimonies and experiences of incarcerated Japanese Americans during World War II.  Listen to audio of the conversation between Tom Ikeda and Nicole Strunk.  […]

Listening Beyond the Sound Bites of Guantánamo Bay

Founder of Witness to Guantánamo, Peter Jan Honigsberg shares in this guest post, the origins and significance of this project that documents the experiences of those who have worked, lived, or were detained in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. By Peter Jan Honigsberg Witness to Guantánamo’s mission is to document on film the stories of people who have lived […]

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