Month: July 2021

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: DIGITAL EXHIBIT DESIGNER!

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

This full-time three-month position, starting in mid-September 2021, is funded by a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council grant supporting the LGBTQ Oral History Collaboratory. HOW TO APPLY? Visit the Chair in Transgender Studies website and review the full posting. Send your updated resume and cover letter to transchair@uvic.caPosting Closes August 23, 2021

PPOHP: Call For Applications For a Remote Video/Audio Editor

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We seek a skilled media maker who can edit video and audio files as part of the workflow in making our oral histories accessible to the public through video shorts, digital exhibitions, and other public-facing research outcomes (e.g. podcasts). You will work closely with and report to the PPOHP Project Manager, Alisha Stranges, who will be directing the creative activation of our archival and historical work. As a multi-media editor, you should be able to bring sight and sound together to create captivating final products. This is a part time, limited term position (10 hrs/week).  To apply, send the following […]

PPOHP: Phase 2

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

The Pussy Palace Oral History Project is wrapping up interviews and moving to phase 2! Our interviews have asked narrators to speak to a variety of themes including aesthetics, sense memory, inclusivity, policing, and queer sex culture. You can look forward to new video shorts using the interview footage. Make sure you follow us on all our other social media platforms to stay up to date.   What kind of videos would you like to see?  Pussy Palace logo […]

Safe For Whom? Joseph Plaster

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

Catching up on queer public history reading!  Inspired by Joey Plaster’s amazing work on the Polk St: Lives in Transition Project. See his “Safe for Whom” article, 2020.  Plaster’s public oral history project that he did in 2008 to 2010 called “Polk St: Lives in Transition,” focuses on the gentrifying San Francisco. He did 70 oral histories in partnership with the GLBT historical society.  His argues that oral history can also be a powerful tool […]