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Manitoba Food History Project

Food trucks can serve up more than delicious street food! They can serve a dual purpose as an innovative way of interacting and recording oral history. University of Winnipeg Professors Janis Thiessen, Kent Davis, and Kimberley Moore created a classroom experience that allowed students to dive into their first oral history interviews while extending their […]

Oral History Association Annual Meeting Preview

From the editors It’s not too late to register for the Oral History Association’s annual meeting, October 9-14, and the good thing is, you don’t even need to book a flight. Although we dearly miss seeing our friends and colleagues in person, and the opportunity to make new friends in the elevator, hotel bar, or […]

(Virtual) OHA Annual Meeting Preview

The Oral History Association’s annual meeting is right around the corner, with the theme “The Quest for Democracy: One Hundred Years of Struggle.” While we aren’t traveling to Baltimore as planned, we do hope to see colleagues and friends, new and old, over Zoom and in SecondLife. Let us know what you are looking forward […]

“Writing” Oral History at the Organization of American Historians

The Philadelphia-based team of OHR editors welcomes the Organization of American Historians‘ Annual Conference to their home town this April, where they will lead a workshop “Writing” Oral History.  By Janneken Smucker  Editor in Chief David Caruso, managing editor Abigail Perkiss, and digital editor Janneken Smucker each call Philadelphia home, so we are thrilled that […]

The OHR Heads to NCPH

OHR editorial team members Dave, Abby, and Janneken are heading to Hartford, Connecticut for the annual meeting of the National Council on Public History to participate in conversations about publishing in the field of public history. Here, Abby gives a preview. We hope to see you there!  By Abigail Perkiss Next week, at the annual […]

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