In this podcast from the Southern Oral History Program, Press Record, I discuss my work organizing the Cleveland Homelessness Oral History Project and my views on oral history and activism.
Today I stumbled across a talk I did at Columbia University in November 2011. In the talk I explore the relationship between oral history and movement building. Take a look:
In a piece published for the Public History Commons, “Knowing the People Requires Being on Their Side,” I draw on my personal experience to reflect on the relationship between history, historians, and social movements.
With this blog I hope to explore the relationship among activism, social change, and history. Can the study of history facilitate movement building in community? Can a transparently subjective approach to the past lead to a sharper understanding of the world we live in? What does it mean to be an engaged historian? These are […]