Join us for a day-long conference on how to plan, conduct and present oral history projects, and a chance to learn how others use words, voices and images to capture and convey the experiences of individuals and their communities.
Featuring keynote addresses by Dave Isay, founder and president of StoryCorps and Mary Childers, author of Welfare Brat, the conference includes 16 workshop sessions on a range of topics including technology, project planning, effective interview techniques, working with at-risk communities, empowering individuals through personal memoir, and more. Participating organizations include The Institute for Community Research, Mi Casa Family Service and Educational Center, Vermont Folklife Center, Mattatuck Museum, the Connecticut Veteran’s History Project and the University of Connecticut Oral History Office.
June 4, 2012
9 am – 5:30 pm
Manchester Community College
60 Bidwell Street
Manchester, CT 06040
For more information or to register, visit OurStateOurStories.org
Our State, Our Stories is a joint conference of the Connecticut Humanities Council and the Connecticut League of History Organizations and is co-sponsored by Manchester Community College. Funding support has been provided by The State Historic Preservation Office.
A joint conference of the Connecticut Humanities Council and the Connecticut League of History Organizations
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