Introduction to Oral History

LB-1019 (sunroom), COHDS 1400 de Maisonneuve Blvd W., Montreal, Québec

Photo caption: Day planners documenting garment worker Cornelia Caruso's daily piece work rates, ca. 1967. Photo by Lauren Laframboise   with Lauren Laframboise English This workshop will provide you with some of the fundamentals in the interdisciplinary field of oral history. Participants will learn about an oral history approach to interviewing, ethics in research, and […]

Emotions in Oral History

LB-1019 (sunroom), COHDS 1400 de Maisonneuve Blvd W., Montreal, Québec

with Nadia Hausfather, Ioana Radu and Piyusha Chatterjee English (Q&A in En/Fr) Oral history interviews are dialogic conversations between two (and sometimes more) people. Just as looking back and reflecting on one's past can be an emotional experience, interactions between people also have an affective dimension. How do we attend to our emotions and that […]

Introduction to Audio Recording

LB 1042.03 (Moonroom) 1400 de Maisonneuve Blvd W., Montreal, Québec

with Vitalyi Bulychev English Best practice and basics of working with microphones and recorders. Vitalyi Bulychev is the COHDS Lab Coordinator. He studied film production at Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, Concordia University, Montreal. Past projects include short films and video installations. Interests include information architecture, expanded cinema, interdisciplinarity, photography. Currently in pre-production for a […]

Camera Basics

LB 1042.03 (Moonroom) 1400 de Maisonneuve Blvd W., Montreal, Québec

with Vitalyi Bulychev English This is a comprehensive workshop aimed at introducing affiliates to the new camera equipment at COHDS and providing the basic know-how to use them. Vitalyi Bulychev is the COHDS Lab Coordinator. He studied film production at Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, Concordia University, Montreal. Past projects include short films and video […]

Archiving Oral History

LB-1019 (sunroom), COHDS 1400 de Maisonneuve Blvd W., Montreal, Québec

with Eliot Perrin English (Q&A in En/Fr) An introduction to the principles and best practices of archiving oral history. This workshop will provide an overview of the archiving standards at COHDS as well as provide help with regards to preparing your collection for donations. Eliot Perrin is a PhD student in History and the COHDS […]