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Oral History Association Annual Meeting in Atlanta, October 27-31

Oral History Association
44th Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia • October 27–31, 2010 Sheraton Downtown

Times of Crisis, Times of Change
Human Stories on the Edge of Transformation

  The Oral History Association, the national professional organization in the field, will be holding its annual meeting in Atlanta, October 27-31.  The meeting offers an opportunity to hear some of the leading oral history practitioners from around the world, learn about new developments in the field, and meet other people doing exciting oral history work.

Keynote Speaker:  Maria Hinojosa,  NPR Latino, “Creating Trust and Opening Doors: One Journalist’s Story”

 Keynote Panel: “Stories of Transformation: Reflections on the Atlanta Student Movement and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee,” featuring civil rights movement activists Connie Curry, Lonnie King, Bernard LaFayette, Jr., and Judy Richardson

 Plenary Sessions on Hurricane Katrina; migration politics and human/labor rights; and community-based oral history in LGBT communities

 Book Spotlights on eight new oral history books

 Tours on Civil/Human Rights, new immigrant communities, and the Atlanta Beltline

 Community showcase featuring oral history initiatives from Atlanta and Georgia, including the Georgia State University Library Women’s Collection’s Georgia Women’s Movement Oral History Project

 The program, schedule of sessions, and online registration information can be found on the OHA website:   Take a look!  Join us in Atlanta!