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Friday, June 16 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
Oral History 101 for Organizers

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This workshop aims to introduce community organizers to oral history methods. We will explore formal oral history methods, how to conduct oral history interviews, and examine what oral history has to offer to social movements and community organizers. Throughout, we will consider how to incorporate anti-oppression principles into activist oral history projects.


Amaka Okechukwu

Groundswell: Oral History for Social Change
Amaka Okechukwu is a scholar-activist based in Brooklyn, NY. Her scholarly and teaching interests include social movements, Black politics, intersectionality, and public humanities. She has engaged in community-based work with Malcolm X Grassroots Movement, Brooklyn Movement Center... Read More →

Amy Starecheski

Columbia University Oral History MA Program
Amy Starecheski, PhD, is a cultural anthropologist and oral historian who co-directs the Oral History MA Program at Columbia University. She is a member of the Core Working Group for Groundswell: Oral History for Social Change. In 2016 she was awarded the Sapiens-Allegra “Will the... Read More →

Friday June 16, 2017 11:00am - 12:30pm EDT
State Hall: Room 117
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