Reflections on the 2018 Oral History Association Annual Meeting

In this post, OHMA alumni and recipient of our alumni travel grant Lynn Lewis reflects on her experience presenting at the 2018 Oral History Association annual meeting in Montreal. The 2019 call for papers is now open!

Engaging and transforming the spaces around us…...

In this blog post, OHMA student Brad Bailey reflects on the intersection of film, art, community engagement, and representation.

Wikimedia to the Rescue? How Wikipedia’s Crowdsourcing Model Could Catalyze the Field of Oral History.

Can the Wikimedia platform, tools and model help solve Oral History’s biggest problem - transcribing and digitizing the overwhelming number of unprocessed oral histories sitting in vaults around the world? Current Oral History MA student & Wikipedia Fellow (and Columbia’s first ever Wikimedian-In-Residence) Darold Cuba explores this possibility in a reflection of a Nov. 1, 2018 talk presented by Doug Boyd in the 2018 - 2019 OHMA workshop series, Oral History and the Future: Archives and Embodied Memory.