oral history

Teach Us: a Virtual Listening Party and Community Conversation about Education, Community, Care, and Covid

Program Description: Join Oral History Summer School and the library for a virtual interactive listening party with conversation celebrating educators as they respond to their extraordinary experiences of teaching in the age of Covid-19. Date/Time: Thursday, April 8, 7-8:30pm Registration: For Zoom registration link contact us at 518-828-1792 x106 or info@hudsonarealibrary.org. This event was made …

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Oral History Summary Writing Workshop for BLACC Collection with OHSS and SBK

Program Description: In this workshop, we will share three interviews from the Black Legacy Association of Columbia County (BLACC) collection of oral histories and seek participants’ input and assistance creating summaries for the interviews. This workshop is offered in collaboration with Oral History Summer School (OHSS) and SBK Social Justice Center. Date/Time: Saturday, February 29, …

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Oral History Summer School: Theatre for the Revolution Workshop

Program Description: Explore the art and practice of making theatre for social change. Influenced by Brazilian theatre practitioner, Augusto Boal’s Newspaper Theatre technique, this workshop experiments with strategies for using oral testimonies to engage with and complicate our understanding of pressing social justice issues and histories. Date/Time: June 30, 1:30-4pm Registration: The workshop is free, …

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Housing Narratives

We are pleased to present in partnership with Oral History Summer School, Housing Narratives; a conversation about community development and housing with multidisciplinary artist Walis Johnson and community organizer Sarita Daftary-Steel on July 1, 2017 at 10 am in the library’s community room. Walis Johnson will present The Red Line Archive, a mobile public art project …

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Community Stories: Free Oral History Workshops Wednesdays July 31 and August 7 from 5:30-8:30pm

In this two-part workshop, community members will learn how to preserve community stories through oral history recording. Led by Oral History Summer School Founder/Director, Suzanne Snider, the two workshop sessions will be held on Wednesdays, July 31 and August 7 from 5:30-8:30pm at the Hudson Area Library. This workshop will give residents a chance to …

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