Texas A&M University-Kingsville

South Texas Oral History Workshop

Texas A&M University-Kingsville - 02/15/13 - 02/16/13

Contact: Julie Navejar
julie.navejar@tamuk.edu or 361-593-2590

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February 15-16, 2013

Hosted by Texas A&M University-Kingsville, Kingsville, TX Free and Open to the Public

The South Texas Oral History Workshop will provide a forum for the presentation and discussion of research design, methodology, and interpretation in oral history research. Open to academics, non-profit/community members, and students, the Workshop is also intended as an opportunity to discuss common interests and ongoing projects in South Texas and to build collaborations among organizations in the region. The workshop is organized as a two-day symposium, with an evening lecture on Friday and a workshop on Saturday.

DR. STEPHEN SLOAN, Director of the Institute for Oral History, Baylor University  

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Call for Presenters:

1.Workshop: Dr. Sloan will lead presentation and panel discussions on five central topics in oral history research. Each topic discussion will feature an introduction and overview by Dr. Sloan. Participants who would like to bring in their own work in these five topics for discussion or presentation are invited to submit proposals. All attendees are invited to participate, learn, and share their experiences with oral history studies.

2.Oral History Presentation: We welcome proposals from local historians, academics, community organizations, students, and all interested others, on case studies of oral history projects, especially on topics of regional interest, including best practices, such as use of technology in gathering or distributing oral histories.

Workshop Topics will include, and are not limited to:

Organizing Oral History Projects

How to Fund Community Oral History Projects How to Interview Use of Technology Archiving Practices

Case Studies of Regional Oral History Projects We are particularly keen to receive proposals with a South Texas regional focus.

A 300-word abstract describing a project, area of expertise, or topic of interest must be received by Friday, February 8th for inclusion as a presenter/moderator. The preferred method of submission is an email attachment (MS Word or PDF) to christine.reiser@tamuk.edu OR kelly.fisher@tamuk.edu or you may mail your information to the address below.

Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Dr. Christine Reiser Robbins

Department of Psychology and Sociology,

MSC177 Kingsville, TX 78363

This page was last updated on: February 15, 2013