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A few of Troy’s favorite things

Now that Caitlin and Andrew have had their fun, Troy Reeves gets a turn to highlight some of his favorite posts from the OHR blog and make us feel nostalgic for all the time we’ve spent in our little corner of the internet. As I’m neck deep in the Holidays and my final weeks as […]

A few of Andrew’s favorite things

With our time on the Editorial Team quickly winding down, we’re taking turns sharing some of our favorite moments from the last three years at the #OHR. Below Andrew Shaffer, our Social Media manager, shares some of his fondest memories. The first blog post I worked on was a podcast with the always brilliant Amy […]

A few of Caitlin’s favorite things

Before we sign off for the last time, the outgoing #OHR staff want to toot our own horns one last time. Below Caitlin Tyler-Richards, our first Social Media whiz, relives some of her favorites from her time at the journal. Obviously, I have to include my first piece for the OHR blog. While I am […]

Oral History and Social Change

The Oral History Review blog is launching a new initiative to emphasize the work of people who use oral history to create social change. As part of this series, we are soliciting contributions for publication on the blog, which could be an overview of a particular project, a methodological consideration for bringing social change into […]

Listening on the edge | OUPblog

Listening on the edge | OUPblog This week, we’re excited to bring you another podcast, featuring Mark Cave, Stephen M. Sloan, and Managing Editor Troy Reeves. Cave and Sloan are the editors of a recently published book, Listening on the Edge: Oral History in the Aftermath of Crisis, which includes stories of practicing oral history […]

oupacademic: How do the worlds of fishing and oral history overlap with each other? What are the similarities in story-telling? (oralhistoryreview) Image: Second Annual Spring Fishing, by Project Healing Waters. CC-BY-ND-2.0 via Flickr.

Sharecropper’s Troubadour: songs and stories from the 2014 OHA Annual Meeting | OUPblog

Sharecropper’s Troubadour: songs and stories from the 2014 OHA Annual Meeting | OUPblog The 2014 Oral History Association Annual Meeting featured an exciting musical plenary session led by Michael Honey and Pat Krueger. They presented the songs and stories of John Handcox, the “poet laureate” of the interracial Southern Tenant Farmers Union, linking generations of […]

todaysdocument: “Books cannot be killed by fire. People die, but books never die. No man and no force can put thought in a concentration camp forever. No man and no force can take from the world the books that embody man’s eternal fight against tyranny. In this war, we know, books are weapons.” -Franklin D. […]

Teaching Is Not a Business

Teaching Is Not a Business oupacademic: TODAY’S education reformers believe that schools are broken and that business can supply the remedy. Some place their faith in the idea of competition. Others embrace disruptive innovation, mainly through online learning. Both camps share the belief that the solution resides in the impersonal, whether it’s the invisible hand […]

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