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 in parnership with the Galt Museum & Archives will offer the following workshops:

March 9, 2018

Intermediate Community Oral History Workshop (click here for more details - Intermediate Workshop_March 9 2018.pdf)
This workshop will focus on analyzing oral history interviews, ethical conduct in human subject research, First Nations oral history and funding community projects.
Day/Date:  Friday, March 9, 2018
Time:  9:30 - 3:45 p.m.
Location:  AH100 (Andy's Place), University of Lethbridge

Register at - click "Register Now" then "oral history workshop". 
Registration Deadline:  March 2, 2018
Cost:  $70 + GST/person; $35 + GST/students & seniors)

Agenda:  COHT Intermediate Workshop 2018_agenda.pdf


March 16, 2018

Writer's Workshop: Using Oral Histories to Write Creative Non-fiction (check out this link for more details - Writer Workshop_March 16 2018.pdf)
Guest Speakers:  Natalie Appleton and Jenna Bailey
Day/Date:  Friday, March 16, 2018
Time:  9:30 - 12:30 p.m. (includes tea break)
Location:  Esplanade Arts & Heritage Centre (401 First Street SE, Medicine Hat, AB)
Workshop Fee:  $35.00
To register online: or phone 403-502-8777
For more information e-mail or phone 403-380-1818

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