Oral History Centre Open House

Event Date: 
Friday, September 26, 2014 - 13:00

Open House

Friday, September 26, 1:00 to 5:00 pm

 

Interested in your family’s past or perhaps that of a community group or organization to which you belong? Want to learn how to research and record that history? Come visit the Oral History Centre. Meet our researchers, technical staff, students, and community members. Learn about our workshops, programmes, and local and international projects. Explore our modern facilities. Try out our recorders and other equipment. Record a story of your student days at the UW.

 

What is Oral history? It is a method of studying history that includes life histories, storytelling, narratives of individuals and groups. Interviewers sit down together with interviewees or narrators to help them research, record, and archive their life stories or memories for today’s and future generations. The Oral History Centre at the University of Winnipeg is recognized internationally as a dynamic centre of excellence in oral history and memory studies. We want to share this knowledge and experience with our community. Please join us for our Open House, Friday, September 26, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm. The Oral History Centre is located on 2nd floor of the historic Bryce Hall.

 

For more information, and to sign up for your UWinnipeg experience interview contact:

Kent Davies: kentdavies@rocketmail.com

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