Summer Institute on Oral History
Bi-Annually, the Columbia Center for Oral History Research sponsors a Summer Institute in New York City, which brings together oral historians, scholars, activists, and others for two weeks of advanced training in the theory and practice of oral history. Participants work with world-class instructors, network with oral historians from around the world and go to exhibits in New York City. Each year we focus on a different theme.
2017 Summer Institute
Oral History and Aging: Transmitting Life Stories of Being and Becoming Across Cultures and Generations
June 5 – June 16, 2017
The Columbia Center for Oral History Research is proud to announce our 2017 Summer Institute Program: Oral History and Aging: Transmitting Life Stories of Being and Becoming Across Cultures and Generations.
The Institute will examine the social and cultural realities of aging across the life span focusing on ways that oral history opens up possibilities of meaning-making through the construction of narratives in a dialogical and relational framework.