Amy Starecheski Named Director of OHMA


As of July 1, 2018 Amy Starecheski will be the director of OHMA (The Oral History Master of Arts program). Amy has been co-directing OHMA with Mary Marshall Clark who as of this transition will become a Founding Co-Director with Peter Bearman. Mary Marshall will also continue as the Director of CCOHR (the Columbia Center for Oral History Research). We would like to take this moment to recognize and thank Mary Marshall and congratulate Amy as the two assume their new roles. 

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Amy Starecheski Receives 'Will the Next Margaret Mead Please Stand Up?' Anthropology Award

Amy Starecheski Receives 'Will the Next Margaret Mead Please Stand Up?' Anthropology Award

Congratulations to OHMA Co-Director Amy Starecheski, Ph.D., recipient of the Will the Next Margaret Mead Please Stand Up? Award from popular anthropology publications SAPIENS and Allegra. Her winning piece, "The House Society on Avenue C," includes edited excerpts from her oral history interviews with New York City squatters on the Lower East Side.

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Fall semester 2015 begins with two workshop series and new fellows

To begin the 2015-2016 academic year, INCITE is pleased to welcome its new cohort to the Mellon Interdisciplinary Fellows Program. Read more about them here.

Two exciting workshop series begin on September 24, 2015. Check out the Oral History and Public Dialogue workshop series, hosted by our Oral History Master of Arts (OHMA) program at Columbia University, lineup for Fall 2015:

Thursday, September 24, 2015, 6 - 8 PM
Roots and Fruits of Activism in Washington Heights and New York City
Laura Altschuler, Sixto Medina, and Rob Snyder

Thursday, October 1, 2015, 6 - 8 PM
The Anti-Eviction Mapping Project: Oral History, Radical Mapping and Displacement in San Francisco
Manissa Maharawal

Thursday, October 8, 2015, 6 - 8 PM
Oral History and Cross-Cultural Dialogues: Building Bridges with Artistic Projects
Judith Sloan

Thursday, October 22, 2015, 6 - 8 PM
When Truth Is Justice: Narratives of Black Women and Sexual Assault Across Generations
Farah Tanis

Thursday, November 12, 2015, 6 - 8 PM
This Muslim American Life
Moustafa Bayoumi

Thursday, December 3, 2015, 6 - 8 PM
How You Sing Your Song: Miguel Zenón's Oral History-Based Music
Miguel Zenón with Erica Wrightson


Additionally, our Networks and Time lecture series continues:

September 24, 12:00 - 2:00 pm (Thursday), Knox Hall 509
Elizabeth Roberto, Princeton University
Spatial Boundaries and the Local Context of Residential Segregation

October 15, 12:00 - 2:00 pm (Thursday), Knox Hall 509
Benjamin Cornwell, Cornell University
A Day in the Life Course: Demonstrating a Network Approach to Studying the Social Structure of Time 

October 27, 12:00 - 2:00 pm (Thursday), location TBD
Robb Willer, Stanford University
The Declining Status of White Americans and the Rise of the Tea Party


Please mark your calendars - we look forward to seeing you in the room.