All posts filed under: community-based oral history

HIS395 Video Project: “Time Heals All Wounds?” by Alessandra Salvati

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

Elspeth Brown on her LGBQT2+ Oral History class at the University of Toronto-Mississauga. The class, which focused on queer oral history method and production, had students create a short digital story based on a significant historical event from Toronto’s queer community. Professor Brown wanted me to send you along this information so that you could add it to the Collaboratory social media. This project focuses on the Bathhouse Raids in 1981, where 4 gay bathhouses […]

Trans Activism Oral History Project: Lynn Conway

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

Lynn Conway (she/her) interviewed by Dr. Evan Taylor (they/them)Original recording using Zoom platform on February 4, 2020. Lynn talks about her life history from her 1968 firing from IBM, to her outing and activism in the early 2000’s, as well as her enormously successful online website and organizing. 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 […]

HIS395 Video Project: “Stories Worth Telling” by Jehuda Tjahjadi

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Elspeth Brown on her LGBQT2+ Oral History class at the University of Toronto-Mississauga. The class, which focused on queer oral history method and production, had students create a short digital story based on a significant historical event from Toronto’s queer community. Professor Brown wanted me to send you along this information so that you could add it to the Collaboratory social media. This project focuses on 1999 BIPOC Pride, where members of World Majority Lesbians […]

Trans Oral History JOB POSTING

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Join the Transgender Media Lab and Transgender Media Portal project in 2021!Carleton University / University of Ottawa (Ottawa, ON, Canada)These positions are open to students from any country. Some of the positions are also open to Ontario students who are already in graduate programs.The deadline is coming up soon—February 1. The Transgender Media Lab (TML) at Carleton University investigates the aesthetic, political, and cultural work of audiovisual media created by transgender, Two Spirit, nonbinary, intersex, and gender-nonconforming filmmakers and artists. […]

The Transgender Oral History Project of Iowa

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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

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

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

Country Queers Podcast by Rae Garringer

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Podcast alert! With the recent surge in research on Trans oral history, different kinds of projects are beginning to emerge as well. As covered in an earlier blogpost, Transcripts seeks to share the different trans narratives in the city of Minnesota. Quite similar to Transcripts, this week we have Country Queers, which, on a fundamental level, shares the same goal: putting an emphasis on queer history to make up for the lack of research in […]