Why We Tell (and Record) the Story

In this blog post, Amanda Faye Lacson shares her thoughts after attending both Nyssa Chow's and Gerry Albarelli's classes on Oral History for writers during the January 20 One-Day Oral History Workshops at Columbia University.

Translating Silences, Embodying Language: A Reflection on Intergenerational Oral Storytelling

Kristin Chang is a second-year undergraduate student at Sarah Lawrence College, currently studying literature and Ethnic Studies. She is a Resist/Regenerate/Recycle fellow with the W.o.W. Project in Chinatown. Her debut poetry chapbook, "Past Lives, Future Bodies," is forthcoming from Black Lawrence Press in Oct. 2018.

A Pot of Soup

In this post, OHMA student Holly Werner-Thomas (2017) considers the similarities and differences between the oral history biography and the traditional authored biography, and how Robert Rauschenberg's own spirit of collaboration is reflected in the Robert Rauschenberg Oral History Project.