The Oral History Association Education Committee is putting out this call for papers, panels, and roundtables for the upcoming 2006 Annual Meeting. The theme of the meeting will be GENERATIONAL LINKS: Confronting the Past, Understanding the Present, Planning the Future. (See main conference call for papers, below.) This theme clearly provides many opportunities for presentations featuring oral history education. We also welcome proposals for individual presentations, papers, panels, or roundtables on any of the following topics:
The oral history workshop
Archiving student oral histories
Oral history and youth radio
Classroom oral history and the arts
Teaching teachers oral history
Teaching oral history at the university level
Oral history and Teaching American History grants
Equipment for classroom oral histories
Addressing standards through oral history
Oral history in the elementary classroom
Teaching interviewing skills
Oral history and English Language Learners
Oral history in the inclusive classroom
Making connections though oral history
Schools-based oral history and community activism
Proposals may be submitted directly to the OHA, following the instructions in the main call for papers below. Any inquiries relating specifically to education proposals can be directed to Donna DeBlasio (firstname.lastname@example.org), Education Committee liaison for Annual Meeting programming.
Please note that scholarships are available for teachers and students to attend the Annual Meeting. Application information will be forthcoming on the OHA website (http://omega.dickinson.edu/organizations/oha/).
Proposal format: submit five copies of the proposal. For full sessions, submit a title, a session abstract of not more than two pages, and a one-page vita or resume for each participant. For individual proposals, submit a one-page abstract and a one-page vita or resume of the presenter. Each submission must be accompanied by a cover sheet, which can be printed from the OHA Web site: www.dickinson.edu/oha. Click here for COVER SHEET.
Proposals should be postmarked by January 31, 2006. They may be submitted by mail or fax. No e-mail attachments will be accepted.
Submit proposal directly to the OHA office.
Oral History Association
P. O. Box 1773
Carlisle, PA 17013
Telephone (717) 245-1036
Fax: (717) 245-1046
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