Registration is now open for the Oral History Master of Art’s One-Day Oral History Training Workshop
Join us for an intensive day of workshops with OHMA faculty and alumni on Saturday, January 20, 2018, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Hamilton Hall, Columbia University.
To review the full course descriptions, faculty bios, and registration information, visit the January 20 One-Day Workshops page on the OHMA website, check out our eventbrite page, or follow the individual workshop links below.Location: Hamilton Hall [Campus map.] Room assignments vary by workshop.Registration: $30 – 100 per workshop, sliding scaleFor our oral history workshops, please pay what you can. We suggest $30 for students, recent graduates, or others who are financially constrained, while we suggest that professionals and those with more resources should pay more.All profits from these events go towards our annual merit scholarship for an incoming OHMA student.
Schedule at a Glance:9:30AM-12:30PM: INTRODUCTORY WORKSHOPS
- Oral History and Research, with Mary Marshall Clark: 306 Hamilton
- Oral History 101, with Amy Starecheski: 309 Hamilton
- Introduction to Oral History for Writers, with Gerry Albarelli: 313 Hamilton
- Introduction to Oral History for Social Change, with Fanny Garcia: 315 Hamilton
- Introduction to Community-Based Oral History Projects, with Benji de la Piedra: 316 Hamilton
2PM-5PM: FOCUSED WORKSHOPS
- Oral History and Human Rights Work, with Mary Marshall Clark: 306 Hamilton
- Archiving Oral Histories, with Kimberly Springer: 309 Hamilton
- Oral Historian as Guide: Finding Your Voice in Narratives Based on Oral Histories, with Nyssa Chow: 313 Hamilton
- Oral History and Interactive Storytelling, with Whitney Dow: 315 Hamilton
- Self-care Strategies for Oral Historians, with Liz Strong: 316 Hamilton
Prospective Students: OHMA will be offering an application fee waiver for all attendees of our 2018 One-Day Oral History Training Workshops! Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org once you’ve submitted your application so that we can send the waiver to Columbia’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.We will also be hosting our annual Spring Open House that very same week on the evening of Thursday, January 18, 2018! If you are interested in applying to OHMA and would like to meet with our directors or sit in on a class while you’re in town for either event, please write us to schedule your visit.Visit our website to learn more about our new Future Voices Fellowship and review our application requirements. Our priority deadline for Fall 2018 admission is March 1, 2018.
Sponsors: OHMA’s One-Day Oral History Training Workshops are part of the Paul F. Lazarsfeld Lecture Series, co-sponsored by the Columbia Center for Oral History Research (CCOHR) and the Oral History Master of Arts Program (OHMA).Support from the Interdisciplinary Center for Innovative Theory and Empirics (INCITE) is provided for programming that embodies late Professor Paul Lazarsfeld’s commitment to improving methodological approaches that address concerns of vital cultural and social significance.For more information, please email Jamie Beckenstein, Administrative Coordinator for OHMA & INCITE, at email@example.com.