Latinx Oral History

Solicited by the Oral History Association

Thursday, April 15, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Type: Workshop

Tags: Latino/a; Oral History


Pre-registration required

Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez, founder of the leading Latinx oral history archive in the United States, will lead this introductory workshop that will serve as an informative overview to the field of oral history through the lens of documenting the Latinx experience. The workshop will provide a road map of best practices in oral history from project planning to archiving and sharing. Topics to be covered include interviewing techniques, professional ethics with working with the Latinx community, language for legal release agreements, and uploading interviews to the internet. The presenter will reflect on her extensive experience teaching about, collecting, and processing Latinx oral histories.

Session Participants

Presenter: Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin