Voces Oral History Research Summer Institute
June 3-7, 2024
This workshop is for faculty and graduate students wishing to use oral history in research and teaching. This weeklong institute will be helpful to the beginner, intermediate and advanced scholar. Instructors have created oral history projects, published widely using oral history, and are leaders in oral history publishing and teaching. Participants meet in break-out groups with the institute directors to workshop their own plans and ideas.
1. A short (not more than 3 pages) statement of purpose on:
Why you wish to take the workshop
Possible research areas you wish to develop
Where you are in your academic journey
2. A CV
We will begin accepting applications on January 10, 2024. The deadline to apply is Monday, March 11, 2024 at noon CST.
$775 (includes one lunch and one dinner)
Special housing accommodations are available for participants, starting at $95 per night (estimated) and up. Housing arrangements and payments must be made directly with either UT Housing. Housing details provided upon acceptance.
Oral History theory and methodology
Teaching oral history to undergrad and grad students
Oral history for under-researched topics
Developing an oral history project for academic research
Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez, Ph.D., Professor of Journalism, The University of Texas at Austin
Founder and Director, Voces Oral History Center
Founder and Editor, US Latina & Latino Oral History Journal
The institute, the instructors, the staff and the room were fantastic! It was an honor to be there to soak up so much hard-earned knowledge about oral history and best practices from the very best in the field--by far.