Guest Post: Highlights from the Oral History Conference Digital humanities was alive and well at the 2013 annual meeting of the Oral History Association in Oklahoma City, driven by archivists’ use of digital technologies to enable their use and engagement with the public In case you missed it, SOHP’s Seth Kotch did a great write-up […]
Considering your digital resume – OUPblog By Steven Sielaff Throughout my time as Oral History Review (OHR) editorial assistant at the Oral History Association’s (OHA) annual conference in Oklahoma City, OK, I saw a number of prevailing themes. In the recent past, the push towards digitization and web-based portals has dominated the professional landscape. This […]
The OHA 2013 attendees were treated to a wonderful evening of music and culture at the Oklahoma History Center tonight. The center itself featured a beautiful atrium surrounded by exhibits, most notably the new Oklahoma @ the Movies installation. The evening culminated with a musical performance piece, Polango, inspired by a collection of oral histories […]
After completing my first OHA presentation as part of Doug Boyd’s OHMS panel I have one pervasive thought: why didn’t I do this sooner? The experience was wonderful: an overflowing crowd with expressions of excitement throughout, a very gracious chair and an overall welcoming atmosphere. My thanks to Doug (@douglasaboyd), Sady Sullivan (@sadyoh) and Dean […]
tumblr_mufrl4dvbh1snjbcz Live from OHA – meet Gayle Knight, Program Associate for OHA! While volunteering at the registration desk today Gayle spoke to me about her experiences since joining OHA in January, the part of the annual meeting she is looking forward to most, and how even non-members can be a part of the conference.
Hello followers of the Oral History Review blog! My name is Steven Sielaff and I will be serving as editorial assistant to the OHR during the OHA annual conference in OKC this week. My day job is University Researcher at Baylor University’s Institute for Oral History. In the coming days I will be posting updates […]
2013 OHA will be much more than OK – OUPblog Excited about the upcoming OHA Annual Meeting, “Hidden Stories, Contested Truths: The Craft of Oral History”? Then be sure to check out our latest OUPBlog post, “2013 OHA will be much more than OK,” in which managing editor Troy Reeves badgers conference co-leaders Stephen Sloan […]