oralhistoryeducation

Dec. 2: OakTechRep Performs Excerpts from Voices from the Storm

November 25th, 2015|Categories: Arts, Education, Events, New Orleans|Tags: , , , , , , , |

  Arts Alliances: Real Time Collaboration Location: SoleSpace, 1714 Telegraph Ave., Oakland, CA Date: December 2, 2015  |  7:30-9pm Come join OakTech Rep, Oakland Technical High School’s award winning theatre company, as they perform excerpts from their recent production Voices from the Storm. Based on oral histories from 13 people from New Orleans who lived [...]

Notes on Studs Terkel

October 23rd, 2015|Categories: Education, I Witness|Tags: , , , , , , , |

According to His Longtime Colleague George Drury Interviewed by Cliff Mayotte, Director of the VOW Education Program Editor’s Note: The blog series “I, Witness,” seeks to explore the ethics, challenges, and possibilities of teaching and conducting oral history. George Drury, WFMT Program Coordinator Andi Lamoreaux, and Studs Terkel Looking back I think he was kind of a soulful [...]

Wrongful Conviction Day: Narrator Spotlight on Beverly Monroe of Surviving Justice

October 2nd, 2015|Categories: Criminal Justice, Narrators|Tags: , , , , , |

 Beverly Monroe is the epitome of southern gentility— gracious, warm, and impeccably mannered. With a degree in organic chemistry and three grown children, Beverly is difficult to picture as an inmate. And yet in 1992 she was wrongfully convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to twenty-two years in prison. Her story appeared in the very [...]

Voice of Witness on KALW’s Your Call

August 25th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

  On Monday, August 24, Voice of Witness was featured on KALW’s Your Call, a call-in show hosted by Rose Aguilar that focuses on politics, culture, dialogue, and debate. Listeners had an opportunity to call in with questions for us. The conversation included both core Voice of Witness staff and one of our book editors: Cofounder [...]