Turning Oral History Interviews into a Prize-Winning Book

Turning Oral History Interviews into a Prize-Winning Book

Workshop: Turning Oral History Interviews into a Prize-Winning Book Non-fiction author Kristin Weidenbach will share her tips and advice on how to incorporate interview material and oral accounts into book-length works of memoir, family history and biography. Using her Reed Family History Book Award winner Growing up Moonta as a guide, Kristin will discuss how to structure your story, how

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Dr Carolyn Collins: special guest speaker on 9 August

Dr Carolyn Collins: special guest speaker on 9 August

Dr Carolyn Collins will be guest speaker at the Oral History Australia SA/NT AGM.  Carolyn is a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Adelaide.  Please join us to hear her speak about her oral history project looking at the history of the Save Our Sons movement in Australia. Date: 9 August 2019 Time: 2  – 4 pm Place: State

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Tax-deductible donations to Oral History Australia SA/NT

Tax-deductible donations to Oral History Australia SA/NT

Oral History Australia SA/NT is seeking to raise money for special projects in our 40th anniversary year: to provide scholarships for new and emerging oral historians, to engage with community oral history projects, providing support and training where necessary, to share our knowledge and expertise with members of the public via workshops and public lectures, to record the memories of

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How to do an oral history interview

How to do an oral history interview

Learn how to plan and record professional interviews. Workshops introduce participants to the practice and methods of doing an oral history interview and provide equipment training on digital recorders. Date: Saturday, 2 November 2019Time: 10am – 3.30 pmVenue:  University of South Australia (Magill Campus, H Building, first floor conference room – lift facilities available).  A campus map is available here. There

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The love that dared not celebrate its name!

The love that dared not celebrate its name!

The love that dared not celebrate its name! Hear about our Oral History Project.  Listen to stories of rainbow lives.  Join the discussion.  Our project evolved from ECH-sponsored oral history workshops.  We aim to capture the lived experience of South Australian rainbow elders; lives traversing closeted days of criminalisation, discrimination and repression into a more accepting 21st century.   We

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History of the people, by the people, for the people

History of the people, by the people, for the people

History of the people, by the people, for the people This event will showcase the fascinating and diverse projects undertaken by volunteers in a joint Oral History Australia SA/NT, ECH and State Library program to learn oral history interviewing and multimedia techniques.  Hear group members share their experiences and interviews with older lesbians, gay men, gardeners and social innovators. Date:

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Growing the social fabric: an oral history presentation

Growing the social fabric: an oral history presentation

Growing the social fabric: an oral history presentation This oral history project – conducted from November 2018 to January 2019 – looks at the origin and current development of the Grow, Grow, Grow Your Own gardening workshop group, based in Unley.  The Group was established in 2012. Seven members of the coordinating committee were interviewed about the relevance of the

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