Oral History in the Mid-Atlantic Region (OHMAR) announces its Fall/Winter Workshop, to be held Thursday, December 15, 2011, at Rutgers University, Department of History, 16 Seminary Place, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Two sessions (morning and afternoon) will be offered as part of the workshop. More information and the registration form are available at the OHMAR website: http://www.ohmar.org/
In "Oral History 101", Susan Kraft will explore the nature of oral history as a research tool and the types of issues it can most effectively illuminate. Since 1993, Susan Kraft has served as the Coordinator of the Dance Oral History Project and Archive of the Jerome Robbins Dance Division of The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy & Lewis B. Cullman Center.
In "Applying Oral History in the Classroom," Dr. William Fernekes and Nicholas Molnar will present a brief overview of how oral history has been used in the classroom at the secondary school and college levels, focusing on actual strategies they use for engaging students to interpret and analyze oral histories. Bill Fernekes served as supervisor of social studies at Hunterdon Central Regional HS from August 1987-Dec. 2010, when he retired after 36.5 years as a social studies and Spanish teacher in New Jersey. He has published extensively on issues-based education, human rights, Holocaust and genocide education and other topics. Nicholas Molnar is Assistant Director of the Rutgers Oral History Archives, and a doctoral candidate in history at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey.
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