Oral History Section - SAA 2017 Session Agenda


Wednesday July 26, 2017, 4:00 pm, A105, Oregon Convention Center

Business Meeting (15 minutes)

1.    Chair’s Welcome

2.    SAA Council Liaison updates

3.    Introduction of incoming officers

Adam Mosseri - Vice Chair/Chair Elect

Gavin Do - Steering Committee

Jaycie Vos - Steering Committee

4.    Oral History Association Task Force

Section Program  (45  minutes)

Following the business meeting, Katrina Vandeven with the Women’s March on Washington Archives Project, Sarah Loose of Amamantar y Migrar (Breastfeeding and Migration) and Groundswell, and Laura Lo Forti of The Vanport Story Oral Project and Groundswell, share the mission of their projects and discuss them in the context of the session topic: the role of oral histories in documenting social movements and strategies for conducting oral history interviews in the moment

There will be time after the presentation for Q&A

Discussion (time permitting)

At the end of the section meeting, there will be an open discussion where participants can pose questions or share aspects of their experiences working with oral history collections.