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It’s that time of year again.  From Nicole Strunk I’m thankful to be working alongside this editorial team for the second time. I feel lucky to be able to collaborate and connect with this fantastic OHA community (you!) as a budding oral historian; I have learned things that I didn’t know I didn’t know more […]

OHR Ethics Webinar, November 16

Mark your calendars! We will host a webinar in partnership with the Oral History Association and the Organization of American Historians on November 16, 1pm ET, titled “Sharing Authority: The Oral History Review Special Issue on Ethics.”  From the editors During this webinar, the OHR editorial team will join authors of articles in its recent Special […]

2021 Virtual Issue: Ethics

The Oral History Review editorial team is delighted our special issue on ethics has launched online and arrived in your mailboxes. To accompany this issue, our spring 2021 intern Mark Vallaro and assistant editor Nicole Strunk have produced our annual virtual issue drawing from the OHR archive of articles. This year, the virtual issue explores […]

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 […]

OHR Special Issue on Ethics

The editorial team is delighted to announce that our special issue on ethics has launched online and will arrive in your mailboxes in a few weeks. We are exceptionally proud of the contributions from our authors, who crafted compelling essays drawn from their personal experiences as oral historians working in our sensitive field involving living, […]

OHR Readings on Asian American History and Culture

OHR joins our parent organization, the Oral History Association, in condemning anti-Asian violence and in providing resources to educate and inform our community about the experiences of Asian Americans. We much each commit to doing our part to create a welcoming, equitable, and safe environment for all residents of the United States, regardless of race, ethnicity, […]

2020 Virtual Issue: The Quest for Democracy

Since 2016 the OHR editorial team has produced virtual issues to complement the theme of the Oral History Association’s annual meeting, selecting articles from the OHR archive that shed light on the topic of today’s cutting edge oral history scholarship. This year, we explore “The Quest for Democracy: One Hundred Years of Struggle.” From the […]

(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 […]

Recommended Readings on Anti-Racism, Part 2

In last week’s post, we featured articles from the OHR archive that use oral history to help readers consider issues related to anti-racism. Today we recommend books reviewed in past issues that will further our exploration of  white privilege, civil rights, and systemic racism.  In this second installment of our recommended reading list, editorial interns […]

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