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REGISTER for March 12 OHS Brown Bag Chat!

  • 1.  REGISTER for March 12 OHS Brown Bag Chat!

    Posted Mar 01, 2024 04:48 PM

    The Oral History Section will host a community chat on Tuesday, March 12, 2024, at noon PST/3pm EST titled, "Brown Bag Chat: Oral History Challenges and Opportunities."

    Four speakers will share the good, bad, and ugly of their experiences with oral history recordingswhether its lessons learned, project raves, or anything in between. The chat will then open up to a free-ranging discussion with the audience about doing and stewarding oral histories, from first contact with participants to interviewing, transcribing, processing, preserving, and sharing recordings with the public. Topics raised in this session will plant the seeds for future programming, so be sure to bring your questions, frustrations, tales of woe, success stories–and brown bag lunch or snacks!

    "Brown Bag Chat: Oral History Challenges and Opportunities"

    Date: March 12, 2024

    Time: Noon-1pm PST / 3-4pm EST

    Moderator: Anu Kasarabada

    Speakers: John Davis, University of Maryland Libraries; Cyrana Dowell, Environmental Design Archives; Alejandra Gaeta, Autry Museum of the American West; and Kristin Morris, Computer History Museum.

    Please register in advance at:

    Please email Anu Kasarabada at with questions or comments regarding this event.

    Anu Kasarabada
    Archivist/Oral Historian
    University of Kentucky
    Lexington, KY