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What: "Exploring War and Conflict Through Oral History," conference sponsored by OHMAR and the Veterans History Project, American Folk Life Center, Library of Congress
When: Thursday, April 30, 2009 & Friday, May 1, 2009
Where: Washington, DC, at the Library of Congress
OHMAR (Oral History in the Mid-Atlantic Region) is holding its annual spring conference this year in Washington, DC, at the Library of Congress, on Thursday, April 30, 2009 & Friday, May 1, 2009.
Tours of the Veterans History Project (American Folk Life Center, Library of Congress) and the Capitol Visitors Center and a reception at Bullfeathers on Capitol Hill will be held on Thursday afternoon.
Friday's program will include morning and afternoon panel and paper presentations on the use of oral history in documenting the military, social, cultural and personal ramifications of the wars of the 20th & 21st Centuries.
If you are involved in oral history, or are contemplating it, there could hardly be a better opportunity than these two days to meet oral historians and learn about the craft. For more information, go to the following web address:
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. NO REGISTRATION AT THE DOOR.
Space for Thursday's tours are limited; first come, first served.
Registration fees are due by April 24, 2009, and are non-refundable.
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