Call for Nominations 

To colleagues and members of the COHDS community,

The Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling offers an annual Award of Distinction in Oral History. This $500 student 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 1 April 2020 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 will be announced at the annual Emerging Scholars Symposium, to be held this year on March 19, 2021.

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 + a short summary of the project being submitted for consideration (250 words or so)

Applications may be submitted by email up until 1 February 2021 to:  

If you are a student, please consider nominating yourself, and if you are a professor, please consider nominating a student. Once again, this prize can go either to a thesis or to a research paper, or research creation project. Nominees must already be affiliated with COHDS at the time of application.