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 […]
View Post on OUP Blog By Joshua Burford Today we’re starting a new series on the blog where we explore the intersections of oral history and social change. Throughout 2017 we’ll bring you origin stories from activist historians, updates from the front lines, methodological approaches, and more from people who are using oral history to […]
View Post on OUP Blog By Marion Wasserbauer The current issue of the OHR invites diverse authors to share their experiences listening to and learning from LGBTQ lives. This week, we bring you a short interview with one of the contributors, Marion Wasserbauer, whose article “‘That’s What Music Is About—It Strikes a Chord’: Proposing a […]
View Post on OUP Blog By Elspeth Brown This week on the Oral History Review blog, we’re continuing our recognition of LGBTQ Pride month with a special podcast featuring Elspeth Brown. In the podcast, Brown discusses the LGBTQ Oral History Digital Collaboratory, as well as her work as a member of the community and a […]
View Post on OUP Blog By Andrew Shaffer In recognition of Pride Month, we’re looking at some of the many oral history projects focused on preserving the memories of LGBTQ communities. The LGBTQ Oral History Digital Collaboratory is connecting archives across North America to produce a digital hub for the research and study of LGBTQ […]
New oral history project documents LGBT life before Stonewall in Middle Tennessee uchicagolgbtqhistoryproject: We’re following the growth of local LGBT oral history projects, from Chicago to New York and San Francisco, and points in between.