Introduction to Oral History Workshop

Event Date: 
Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 09:00 to 13:00

Following the success of the first series of workshops, the Oral History Centre will host a second series of the Introductory Oral History Workshop Series. This series of introductory workshops is designed to provide the knowledge and skills necessary to conduct a successful oral history project. These workshops teach both the practice and philosophy of oral history, including: what makes oral history unique; how to design a project; the technical skills needed to make quality audio recordings; and how to create complementary text documents that will ensure your project is organized, archivable, and useful to future researchers.


Workshop Schedule:

Introduction to Oral History

Saturday May 10th 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m


This workshop delves into the practice of oral history. It provides an overview of the underlying principles of oral history and the practical aspects of undertaking an oral history project. In this workshop you will learn how to: design an oral history project, budget enough time for your project, plan and prepare for interviewing, and conduct and record interviews.


Space for each workshop is limited. Please contact at the Oral History Centre for more information, or to register. A $25.00 workshop fee includes all necessary workshop materials.Refreshments will be served.

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