Menu Sidebar
Menu

Oral history

Oral History and Architecture

In issue 47.1, we feature the review essay, “The New Oral History of Architecture” by Kevin Block, exploring the historiography of architectural oral history and reviewing several recent projects and publications. Here, as he embarks on his own oral history project focused on architectural expertise and knowledge, he shares some of what he learned by […]

5 Questions About: Search for a Socialist El Dorado: Finnish Immigration to Soviet Karelia from the United States and Canada in the 1930s

We ask authors of books reviewed in Oral History Review to answer 5 questions about why we should read their books. In our latest installment of the series, Alexey Golubev discusses Search for a Socialist El Dorado: Finnish Immigration to Soviet Karelia from the United States and Canada in the 1930s, which he co-wrote with […]

5 Questions About: Exile within Exiles: Herbert Daniel, Gay Brazilian Revolutionary

We ask authors of books reviewed in Oral History Review to answer 5 questions about why we should read their books. Today, James Green discusses Exile within Exiles: Herbert Daniel, Gay Brazilian Revolutionary. Sevil Çakır-Kılınçoğlu’s review of Exile within Exiles: Herbert Daniel, Gay Brazilian Revolutionary is available online and in issue 47.1 of OHR. What’s it about […]

Bringing your research full circle

Oral history projects do not have static after lives, as this travel journal from Gwyn McClelland demonstrates. He reflects on his recent visit to Japan, where he returned to share the results of his research on the trauma resulting from the atomic bombing in Nagasaki. Meditating on his role as an outsider, he shares what […]

5 Questions About: Heroes, Martyrs, and Political Messiahs in Revolutionary Cuba, 1946-1958

We ask authors of books reviewed in Oral History Review to answer 5 questions about why we should read their books. In our latest installment of the series, Lillian Guerra discusses Heroes, Martyrs, and Political Messiahs in Revolutionary Cuba, 1946-1958. Read David Olson’s review of Heroes, Martyrs, and Political Messiahs in Revolutionary Cuba, 1946-1958 online […]

Voices from the Chinese Jamaican Oral History Project

Oral history provides the opportunity to explore intersubjectivity and positionality. Here, Daniel Clarkson Fisher shares his work with the Chinese Jamaican Oral History Project centered in Toronto. The moving video excerpts from interviews below demonstrate shared authority in practice. By Daniel Clarkson Fisher During the 1970s, North America became home to thousands of new immigrants […]

Older Posts

Oral History Review

css.php