Fall Workshop

Oral History Workshop 


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Thursday, October 17, 2019
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Sacramento, CA

This October, join CCHS at our Fall Workshop in Sacramento, CA for a day filled with educational resources and networking!  We will focus on the nuts and bolts of starting and oral history program and how to bring oral history to life.  There will also be a tour of the Museum of Medical History.  

Workshop Schedule

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Attendee Check-In
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM Welcome
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM "Nuts and Bolts of Setting Up an Oral History Program"
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM Lunch (provided)
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM "What's Next? 21st Century Tools for Interpreting Oral History and Personal Narratives: A Panel Discussion"
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Tour of the Museum of Medical History
3:30 PM Event Concludes

Workshop Sessions

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
"Nuts and Bolts of Setting Up Your Oral History Program" by Roger Eardley-Pryor

So you would like to start an Oral History program at your organization!  Now, where should you start?  Join Roger Eardley-Pryor as he discusses the characteristics of a good interviewer, prep work that should be completed before the interview, suggested forms, and general overview on equipment.  Bonus, we will also practice some mock-interviews during the workshop!

12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
"What's Next? 21st Century Tools for Interpreting Oral History and Personal Narratives"
by Maryellen Burns, Steve Swatt, and James C. Scott

As oral historians, you know how to solicit and coax great stories. You also know how to get out of the way of someone telling a great story. However, what do you do with those stories once you’ve gathered them? Join panelists Maryellen Burns, Steve Swatt and James Scott in a conversation about 21st century ways to interpret and share our stories – whether it is a radio series, podcast, video documentary, interactive internet site, book or living history, interpretive theater, or historical reenactment – share new ways to impart stories across time and place.

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