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October 21, 2015 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Join us for our monthly brown bag lunchtime discussion! Led by field scholar Evan Faulkenbury, we’ll discuss the similarities and differences between oral history and ethnography. The following readings are a helpful intro to our topic, but are not required to attend:
David Cline, “Defining Oral History: Working Definitions”
Donald Ritchie, “An Oral History of Our Time,” from Doing Oral History
Alessandro Portelli, “What Makes Oral History Different,” from The Oral History Reader
Tim Lloyd, “On the Differences between Folklore Fieldwork and Oral History,” from Oral History in the Digital Age