Oral History is a tool for documenting and preserving marginalized stories that would otherwise go unheard. This course will teach you how to use oral history as a method and tool for social justice and social change. You will delve into the many ethical concerns of oral history projects and learn how to approach them with care, compassion, and trauma awareness. Finally, you will examine the work of influential scholars, practitioners, and projects to help you evaluate the many ways oral history may promote social change.
Skills: Analytical Thinking, Cultural Literacy, Diversity, Empathy, Oral History, Research, Resilience
Time: Non-Credit: 3 hours
Level: College, Graduate, Professional Development