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    Alexandra Cuncev

    A Workshop on Oral History at UK: How-To from the Master: Doing Oral
    History from a Cross-Cultural Perspective
    Date: October 12, 2009
    Time: 1:00pm – 4:30pm
    Location: Niles Gallery, Lucille Caudill Little Fine Arts Library
    Workshop cosponsored by the Appalachian Center and the Louie B. Nunn
    Center for Oral History.

    Alessandro Portelli will present this workshop, which will include a
    presentation on his Harlan County research, tips on oral history
    interviewing techniques, and a discussion of navigating cultural
    differences in oral history practice. Portelli has been described as
    one of the most influential and exciting oral historians in the
    world. He has served as historical advisor to the mayor of Rome, and
    he is currently co-manager of Rome’s House of History and Memory and
    Professor of American literature at the University of Rome-La
    Sapienza. He is the director of the Appalachian Center’s “Rome
    Exchange” at La Sapienza and has over 20 years experience collecting
    oral histories in Appalachia.

    Please pre-register for this workshop at
    Free to UK Faculty, Staff, and Students. Non-UK attendees, cost is $30.

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