2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

CHIST 3475 Voices of Black/Brown Cambridge: Oral History Methods & Prac

Oral history has emerged as an innovative method to document the histories of marginalized groups that are often absent from or obscured in traditional archives. This course is an introduction to the theory and method of conducting oral histories as well as to the history of black/brown Cambridge. Students will learn the best practices for preparing for, conducting, and processing oral history interviews, as well as design and implement their own oral history interview project.




CLITR 1100, OR one 1000- or 2000-level CHIST or CHUMS course