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Summer Institute

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

Apply today  

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

Equipment 101

Teaching oral history to undergrad and grad students

Oral history for under-researched topics

Archival considerations

Developing an oral history project for academic research

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.

Summer Institute participant 2023