Academic Catalog 2016-2017 
    
    Nov 28, 2020  
Academic Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HST 227 - Interviews with History: An Introduction to Oral History

Course Units: 1
(Not offered this Academic Year) This course is an introduction to the theories, practice, and uses of Oral History. Students will learn theories of memory and perspective as they relate to oral history, listen to and watch audio and visual oral history interview, read and analyze published works grounded in oral histories, discuss the ethical and legal issues surrounding oral history, and learn how to perform, record, and edit an oral history interview. Students will spend a significant portion of their time working on individual projects wherein they will conduce and interpret oral history interviews and write an essay based on that work.



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