Community Workshops

Are you interested in creating an oral history project in your community or for your family?

The Centre for Oral History and Tradition is excited to be offering two oral history workshops in the Spring of 2018!

Intermediate Community Oral History Workshop

Date: March 9, 2018

Place: AH100 (Andy's Place), University of Lethbridge

Check back in January 2018 for further details about how to register!


Writer's Workshop: Using Oral Histories to Write Creative Non-Fiction

Date: March 16, 2018

Place: The Esplanade, Medicine Hat

Check back in January 2018 for more details!


Past Workshops:

Beginner Community Oral History Workshop

Registration Closed

Date: November 24, 2017 (9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.)

Cost: $70 (+GST) / person; $35 (+GST) / students & seniors

The University of Lethbridge's Centre for Oral History and Tradition (COHT) in partnership with the Galt Museum & Archives is offering a practical, hands-on beginner level workshop. This workshop will focus on basic practical preparation for an oral history project, including the interviewing and transcription processes. Workshop leaders are scholars and project managers with professional and scholarly experience in oral history-based research.

Registration includes a full day of lectures, lunch and break refreshments, a workshop package including a booklet with guiding principles and helpful instructional information.

For more information see Poster for Beginner Workshop and Beginner Workshop Agenda