Paper Session: African American Oral History
A discussion on themes related to African-American oral history. This event is being live streamed on the Oral History Association Facebook page.
Everyone Has a Story: The Role of Oral Tradition among Grassroots Preservationists in Texas' Historic African American Settlements
Presented by: Andrea R. Roberts, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University
Let the Lawyer do the Talking: Shaping Social Movement Narratives of the Long Sixties
Presented by: Camilo Eugenio Lund-Montano, University of California, Berkeley
Mississippi's Other Movement: Lessons from the Digital Starkville Civil Rights Project
Presented by Judith Ridner, Mississippi State University
Writing about Traveling while Black: Impact of Green Book, Newspapers, and Oral-History on Travel History of an African-American Family
Presented by: Kathryn Dungy, St. Michael's College; Ray Black, Colorado State University
Gwendolyn Etter-Lewis, Miami University
This event is part of the Oral History Association's conference Oral History in Our Challenging Times, hosted by Concordia University's Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling. The event brings together established researchers in universities and public history institutions, community-based oral historians, media and arts organizations, Concordia graduate students, and independent professionals.