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Marie Scatena


Marie Scatena facilitated an Oral History Workshop and taught a Fieldwork:  Production, Documentation and Archiving Course in the Oral History Master’s Program at Columbia University in 2011-2012, and in Spring 2010. The Fieldwork course emphasizes collaboration, reciprocity, public presentation of work in various formats, the public(s) and ethics.   Recent MA theses  advised include; websites with documentary  interview footage exploring artistic practice and pacifist anarchy at Judson Memorial Church, and the history of memory, an exhibition and website about Hudson River, and an audio documentary of a Kenyan-U.S. undergraduate program.  As a former museum educator and project director I developed training for a wide variety of projects. Recent oral history training; for Columbia Teacher’s College ART CART Project trained Fellows to interview aging visual artists for an exhibition and website,, trained youth  For The National Public Housing Museum,   and at University of Illinois at Chicago I trained undergraduates studying Gender and Sexuality. This training helped to inform collecting for an award-winning exhibition  at the Chicago History Museum which also drew upon an extended oral history and exhibition project I directed from 2001-2005 about the history of growing up in Chicago.

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