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COHDS Award for Excellence in Oral History

 

The Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling offers an annual Award for Excellence in Oral History. This $500 award recognizes research excellence in the interdisciplinary field of oral history. 

Graduate students enrolled at Concordia University and affiliated with COHDS who completed their work after April 1st of the past year are eligible to be nominated (by their professor or self-nominated). Citizens, landed immigrants or international students are eligible. An adjudication committee at COHDS selects the best research paper, research creation project, or thesis. The results are announced at the annual Emerging Scholars Symposium in late March.  

Applications should include:

  • Research paper or thesis, or any material describing the research creation project (website URL, text, images, etc.)
  • Cover letter including information on the study program

For the current year' award, you can submit an application by email until March to the Associate Director: ohconcordia@gmail.com

PAST WINNERS

2017 - Dr Lachlan Mackinnon for his Doctoral dissertation, "Deindustrialization on the Periphery: An Oral History of Sydney Steel, 1945-2001" (2016)

2016 - Dr Ioana Radu for her Doctoral dissertation, “Miyupimaatisiiun in Eeyou Istchee: Healing and Decolonization in Chisasibi” (2015)

2015 - Aude Maltais-Landry for her master’s thesis in History entitled “Récits de Nutashkuan : la création d’une réserve indienne en territoire innu" (2014)

2014 - G. Scott MacLeod for his multimedia master's thesis in Art Education "Dans l’Griff-In Griffintown Three personal French Canadian narratives on their homes, public spaces, and buildings in the former industrial neighbourhood of Griffintown" (2013)

 

 


 

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