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WORKSHOP: Oral History Intensive (HUDSON )

Come all ye budding oral historians, radio documentarians, writers, filmmakers, media advocates, and photographers who wish to make of use of oral history in your practices. This immersive Hudson workshop is a rigorous introduction to the field of oral history. Over the course of 8 days, we’ll cover interview techniques, project design, and recording tutorials, plus sessions dedicated to ethics, trauma, advocacy, archives, and other related topics. This workshop is a great opportunity to jump-start a project in a supportive environment, or to get this training under your belt for future projects with the benefit of deadlines and critique. Participants will be conducting interviews throughout the week. No experience necessary. Our classroom is an accessible space.

Tuition includes an OHSS e-reader, workbook, tote bag, CDs/media and two group meals. A detailed schedule is provided ahead of time for participants.

Instructors: Suzanne Snider with Sarita Daftary (El Puente) and Walis Johnson (Red Line Archive)

Tuition: $1150

Application forms will be accepted beginning February 15