LEGACY Oral History Program
San Francisco Performing Arts Library& Museum
401 Van Ness, 4th floor
Jeff Friedman, Ph.D.
This stimulating and informative three-day workshop will provide the training necessary for participants to launch their own oral history projects. While drawing on references and examples in the performing arts, the workshop will be equally appropriate for those involved in anthropology, institutional history, social history, family history, personal history, master’s or doctoral studies, or other projects.
The 10th annual oral history workshop will be carefully designed to match the experience levels of all participants— beginning, intermediate, or advanced. The lecture/discussion format will also include experiential components (practica) and will cover:
Creating a research quality document
Fee: $300, before June 1st ; $350 after June 1st.
Fee includes syllabus/guidebook containing all the material taught in the workshop, special readings, and other vital information, as well as hospitality over three days.
In order to give personal attention to each participant and project, workshop is strictly limited to 16 participants. Pre-registration required. Two partial scholarships are available.
Contact information (e-mail address and phone number) is provided below.
Jeff Friedman, Ph.D. is Founding Director of LEGACY and is a member of the faculty of Rutgers University. He has interviewed over 100 individuals on a variety of topics and contributes to scholarly conferences and publications on oral history theory, method, and design.
Basya Petnick: LEGACY Managing Director, experienced interviewer, published journalist, and oral historian.
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