Month: December 2020

The Transgender Oral History Project of Iowa

archiving oral history / community-based oral history / oral history / public humanities / trans history

Oral history projects are seemingly becoming important for the Trans community. As stated by Aiden Bettine, the creator of The Transgender Oral History Project of Iowa in the Daily Iowan, “there’s something really personal about sitting and listening to an oral-history interview where you just become immersed in someone else’s story and their life in a really particular way.” In essence, oral history projects allow trans folks to document and speak of their experiences without […]

The Trans Collection Guide Launch on Youtube!

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Couldn’t make it to the Trans Collection Guide Launch on December 3rd 2020? The session is now up on the UofT Digital Humanities Network’s Youtube! This roundtable discusses the trans holdings of The ArQuives and the histories and futures of trans archival practices. Click here to watch!

Trans Activism Oral History Project – Joanna Clark

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Excerpt from the Trans Activism Oral History Project – Presented in Collaboration with the LGBTQ Oral History Digital Collaboratory (project lead, Dr. Elspeth Brown), the Transgender Archives at the University of Victoria, and The ArQuives: Canada’s LGBTQ2+ Archives. Joanna Clark (she/her) interviewed by Dr. Evan Taylor (they/them)Original recording using Zoom platform on December 30, 2019 To view the full interview, visit: vimeo.com/488128536More on The Trans Activism Oral History Project

Collaborating Scholar Q&A with Chase Joynt

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A short Q&A session with Dr. Chase Joynt, assistant professor, director and writer! Joynt is currently working as a filmmaker on the Trans Activism Oral History Project in collaboration with the Transgender Archives at University of Victoria and The ArQuives, Toronto. More on the Trans Oral History ProjectMore on the Transgender Archives at UVic