From our colleagues in the instructional arm of the Columbia Center for Oral History, the Oral History Master’s Program (OHMA)… After an incredibly challenging period in which fieldwork was disrupted, many of us suffered losses, and everyone experienced upheaval, the 2021 Brodsky Prize Committee (Peter Bearman, Amy Starecheski, and Carlin Liu Zia) was particularly impressed […]
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Oral history resources for teachers…and parents now teaching at home
A round-up of resources made available to the public by educators using oral histories from the Oral History Archives at Columbia Collections. Voices of Virginia: An Auditory Primary Source Reader Curators Jessica Taylor, PhD with Emily Stewart “Voices of Virginia pulls together stories from oral history collections from across decades and archives to create an […]
GATHER: A Virtual & Interactive Oral History Exhibit
For the first time in the Oral History Master’s Program at Columbia’s twelve year history, students will present a fully digital curation of their fieldwork. GATHER is an immersive, interactive oral history exhibit designed to explore, challenge, ignite, and connect. On May 1 from 5:00-8:00pm EST, OHMA will host a digital-launch event during which you’ll […]
Interested in contributing oral histories of the COVID pandemic?
As you can imagine, oral histories of the pandemic are incredibly important stories to gather with care and sensitivity in this moment. In response to queries about contributing oral histories or how to conduct them, please explore the following resources. For advice on conducting oral histories on this topic and with best practices and ethics […]