Research Summer Institute 2018
Voces Oral History Project, University of Texas at Austin (Austin, Texas)
Saturday, March 10, 2018
Review Begins: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

This workshop is for faculty and graduate students wishing to use oral history in research. This weeklong institute will be helpful to the
beginner, intermediate and advanced scholar. Instructors include scholars who have created their own oral history projects, have published widely using oral history and are leaders in oral history publishing and teaching.

Lead Instructors:

Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez, Ph.D., Professor of Journalism, The University of Texas at Austin

  • Founder and Director, Voces Oral History Project;
  • Founder and Editor, US Latina & Latino Oral History Journal

Todd Moye, Ph.D., Professor of History, University of North Texas

  • Former Director, Tuskegee Airmen Oral History Project
  • President, Oral History Association

To apply:
Please send:

  1. A short (not more than 3 pages) statement of purpose on
    1. Why you wish to take the workshop
    2. Possible research areas you wish to develop
    3.  Where you are in your academic journey
  2. And a CV to:

Application dates: Nov. 1, 2017 through March 10, 2018
Cost: $750 (includes lunches)

Housing option: Special housing accommodations are available for participants, starting at $40 per night (estimated) and up. Housing arrangements and payments must be made directly with either UT Housing or the AT & T Center. Housing details provided after acceptance.

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