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WORDS AND SILENCES
Words and Silences the journal of the IOHA, is seeking contributions for the 2009 issue, articles, reviews of books, films, plays or other performances or exhibits that rely on oral history.
Contributions may be written in English or Spanish (or both, which would save us translation work).
Use Word for windows 95 or later. In short pieces please include references, if necessary, in the text and not as footnotes.
For longer pieces, place footnotes at the end, as text and not in the automatic format.
(a) Author (first and last name), Title (bold if a book, "in quotes if an article, diss, etc."), Publication data (Place, Publisher, date if book; name of journal in bold, no. and date if article), p. or pp.
(b) Subsequent references: Author's last name, shortened title, p. or pp.
(c) Interviews: Interviewee's full name, interviewed by (interviewer's full name), place, date, reference to collection if any. Please email your article as an attachment to: Wordsand email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
The DEADLINE for receipt of contributions is 1 February 2009. Please pass this request on to other oral historians.
H-Oralhist (http://www.h-net.org/~oralhist/), is an on-line network for those interested in studies related to oral history. It is a member of the H-Net, the Humanities & Social Sciences Online initiative, an international interdisciplinary organization of scholars and teachers dedicated to utilizing the enormous educational potential of the Internet and the World Wide Web. Its edited lists and web sites publish peer reviewed essays, multimedia materials, and discussion for scholars and the interested public. The computing heart of H-Net resides at the Center for Humane Arts, Letters, and Social Sciences Online, at Michigan State University, but H-Net officers, editors and subscribers come from all over the globe. You can subscribe for free to the oral history list at: http://www.h-net.org/lists/subscribe.cgi?list=H-OralHist
IOHA Membership Details
The International Oral History Association (IOHA) was formally constituted in June 1996 at the Eleventh International Oral History Conference in Goteborg, Sweden. The Association provides a forum for oral historians around the world, in order to foster international communication and cooperation and a better understanding of the nature and value of oral history. The Association meets every two years in a different region or continent. Benefits of membership include:
- Concessionary rates for the biennial international oral history conferences
- Copies of Words and Silences, the annual, bilingual (English and Spanish) Journal of the IOHA (containing oral history articles, an index of oral history journals from around the world, special items and commentaries on oral history issues)
- Access to the IOHA home page on the world wide web
- Access to IOHA News, the on-line newsletter of the Association
- Voting rights at the Association's General Meetings and Council elections
- Active participation in the international community of oral historians.
Membership is open to any individual or institution supporting the aims and objectives of the Association. The Association is governed by a Council elected at the General Meeting of the biennial international oral history conference. The President of the Association is Al Thomson, from the United Kingdom and Australia, and current Council members come from Brazil, Canada, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, South Africa, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States.
For membership forms, go to Membership on the IOHA website. For inquiries e-mail the Association's treasurer, Almut Leh (email@example.com).
Fees for two-year membership (July 2008 - June 2010)
Individuals: 46 Euros
Institutions: 92 Euros
Students: 23 Euros
IOHA NEWSLETTER GUIDELINES AND DEADLINES
Copy is preferred as Microsoft Word attachment. Footnotes included in items should be included only in parentheses and not formatted. Images and illustrations should be scanned at 72dpi, and sent in jpg or pic formats.
Send via e-mail to both co-editors:
Pilar Domínguez (Spanish text)- firstname.lastname@example.org
Don Ritchie (English text) - email@example.com
· Future conferences, meetings, and other announcements: 250 words
· Conference reports: 500 words
· Archive News: 500 words
· New Projects: 1000 words
October 15 - posted to web site in January.
April 15 – posted to web site in June
If you change your email address, please notify the IOHA treasurer, Almut Leh (firstname.lastname@example.org)