Monthly Archive: July 2012

Reservoir of Memories

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Reservoir of Memories: A Student Oral History Project in Providence By Anna Wada and Nate Weisenberg In the fall of 2011, the two of us—along with fourteen other students, both graduates and undergraduates, in the Oral History and Community Memory class co-taught by oral historian Anne Valk and artist Holly Ewald—began an oral history project …

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Mapping

Mapping Approaches To Oral History Content Management In The Digital Age By Michael Frisch, with Douglas Lambert Almost every traditional assumption about the collecting, curation, and uses of oral history is collapsing in the digital age. This is particularly true for a content management:  providing meaningful access to specific content within and across long oral …

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Video Age

Case Study: Oral History in the Video Age By Peter B. Kaufman Intelligent Television Picture an airplane flight across an ocean at night: as the sky darkens, dinner is served, and then the most noticeable thing about the plane is almost everyone sitting lit by the video screens in front of them.  In many ways …

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Overview

Oral History in the Digital Age: Project Overview By Dean Rehberger   You can view a Webwise video that introduces and gives and overview of Oral History in the Digital Age.  The following is a text version of the presentation.   Coming soon Tweet

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OHDA Survey

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Oral History In the Digital Age: The Imperative for Rethinking Best Practices based on a Survey of the Field(s)  by Steve Cohen, Brad Rakerd, Doug Boyd, Dean Rehberger OHDA was generously funded by the Institute for Museum and Library Sciences, an agency signed into law in 1996, bringing together the Institute of Museums Services and the Library …

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Thinking Big: Brian O’Hagan

This episode of “Thinking Big” features Brian O’Hagan of the Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning.  O’Hagan discusses digital technologies and their integration into pedagogy and higher education. Oral History in the Digital Age project, funded by IMLS. http://ohda.matrix.msu.edu.  Thinking Big was co-produced by Doug Boyd and Intelligent Television. Tweet

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Thinking Big: Jonah Bossewitch

This episode of “Thinking Big” features Jonah Bossewitch of the Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning and a doctoral student at the Columbia School of Journalism. Bossewitch discusses current and future trends with regard to oral history and digital technologies as well as reflects on oral history’s potential role in scholarly publishing in …

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Thinking Big: Mary Marshall Clark

This episode of “Thinking Big” features Mary Marshall Clark, Director of the Columbia Center for Oral History at Columbia University. Clark reflects on designing oral history projects in a digital age, as well as on the role of oral history in today’s society.   Tweet

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Thinking Big: Guha Shankar

This episode of “Thinking Big” features Guha Shankar, Folklife Specialist at the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress. Shankar discusses the role of digital recording technologies in contemporary oral history fieldwork.   Tweet

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Case Study: Columbia University Oral History Master’s Program and Digital Projects

Case Study: Columbia University Oral History Master’s Program and Digital Projects by Marie Scatena My experience with oral history and digital humanities originated in public history projects at the Chicago History Museum.  Privileged to have had the support of  colleagues and mentors there including the legendary Studs Terkel, I was eager to be part of …

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