08 September 2010

Area Event: Capturing the Spoken Word

 September 18, 2010 and February 12, 2011

An Introductory Oral History Workshop, 
hosted by the 
Center for Oral and Public History
California State University, Fullerton

Cost: FREE 

This class is IDEAL for students and independent researchers seeking to learn about the preparation, recording, transcription, and archival organization of oral histories.
Instruction from 10am-2pm, with an optional lunch for $12.
Don’t miss out! With only 25 slots available, enrollment is sure to fill up quickly.

Pollack Library South– 360
CSU Fullerton Main Campus

RSVP Required: Center for Oral and Public History
(657) 278-3580

About the lecturers:
Dr. Natalie Fousekis is Director of the Center for Oral and Public History. She has been engaged in oral history work for over fifteen years —conducting dozens of interviews, teaching oral history methodology to undergraduate and graduate students, and coordinating and directing a number of oral history projects. Dr. Fousekis is the author of the forthcoming book, Demanding Child Care: Women’s Activism and the Politics of Welfare, 1940-1971 (University of Illinois Press, 2011).

Dr. Cora Granata is Director of the European Studies Program and Associate Director of the Center for Oral and Public History. She is co-editor of The Human Tradition in Modern Europe (Rowman & Littlefield, 2008), and is finishing her next book, Celebration and Suspicion: Jews and Sorbs in the German Democratic Republic. She has been engaged with oral history since 1998, conducting dozens of oral histories in the U.S. and Germany. She has published award-winning research on cultural minorities in Germany and on the problem of nostalgia in oral history.

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