West End Voices Workshop

Event Date: 
Saturday, June 9, 2012 - 08:00

Welcome all to the Oral History Workshop this Saturday, 26 May, 2012, from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm. The location is at the University of Winnipeg, 515 Portage Avenue, on the second floor of Bryce Hall in the Oral History Lab, room 2B22. Here is a link to campus maps: http://www.uwinnipeg.ca/index/maps. We'll also put up signs so you'll find us.Just a reminder: The workshop, including breakfast and lunch, is free.Here is our schedule. We're flexible and will go with the flow:9:30 am - 10:00: breakfast and introductions (we'll have fruit, donuts, coffee, juice and water)10:00-11:00am: Overview of the Oral History Centre, the Westend Voices Project, and Oral History11:00-11:45 am: Project Design: discussion, Q&A11:45 am - 12:45: Lunch (Afghan food)12:45 - 1:45 Interview techniques and recording technology1:45 - 2:00 break2:00-3:00: Interviewing3:00-4:00 (or earlier, we'll see how people feel): interview experiences, next steps, wrap upAlso: We would like to take photographs and will ask you to sign release forms stating exactly what we can and cannot do with the photographs. This is completely voluntary. If you do not wish to be photographed, just let us know and don't sign the consent form, that's absolutely no problem.Cheers,Alex