1 - Written exam on reference texts - attending and non-attending students):
December 16th, 11 – 13hs
January – we still don’t have the date (probably the second week of January)
Casellato, Alessandro. Ilmestiere della storia orale. Stato dell'arte e buone pratiche. In:Archivo Trentino, vol. 1, 2016a, pp.75-102.
Casellato, Alessandro (Org.). Ilmicrofono rovesciato: 10 variazioni sulla storia orale. Treviso:Istresco, 2007 (one chapter to be chosen by the students).
Freund, Alexander. “‘Confessing Animals’: Towards a Longue Durée History of the OralHistory Interview,” The Oral History Review 41, no. 1 (2014): 1–26.
Freund, Alexander. Under Storytelling’s Spell? Oral History in a Neoliberal Age. In: TheOral History Review. Vol 42, No. 1 (2015), pp. 96–132.
Portelli,Alessandro.LivingVoices: The Oral History Interview as Dialogue and Experience, The Oral History Review, Volume 45, Issue 2, Summer/Fall 2018, p. 239–248.
Portelli, Alessandro. Um lavoro direlazion: osservazioni sulla storia orale. In.Ricerche Storiche Salesiane, v. 36, n.1, 2000, p. 125-134.
Portelli, Alessandro. What makes oral history different. In. Perks, R. and Thomson, A. (eds). The Oral History Reader. London:Routledge, 2003, p. 63-74.
Thomson, Alistair. Four Paradigm Transformations in Oral History. The Oral History Review, Volume 34, Issue 1, 2007, Pages 49–70.
Sheftel, Anna; Zembrzycki, Stacey. Who’s afraid of oral history? Fifty years if debates and anxiety about ethics. In: OralHistory Review, vol, 43, n.2, p. 338-366, 2016.
2 - Elaboration of a paper (4 – 6 pages, attending and non-attending students): Deadline - January 12th (send pdf file to email@example.com)
Exploration and analysis of online interview collections. The students must: 1 - select one oral history interview available in an online archive; 2 - briefly describe the research project to which the interview belongs, biography of the interviewee and interviewer, script of questions, main topics discussed; 3 - analyze and describe the archive consulted: to which institution it belongs, which projectsit houses, what interview formats are available (audio, video, transcript, documentary, podcast, etc.); 4 - reflect on the potential of online collections for oral history.
Suggestions for online archives:
3 - Only non-attending students:
Read the introduction and three interviews from Casellato, Alessandro (Org.). Il microfono rovesciato: 10 variazioni sulla storia orale.Treviso: Istresco, 2007, and write comments (4 pages) in dialogue with the reference texts (use at least three texts). Deadline: January 12th (send pdf file to firstname.lastname@example.org).Obs. – the exams can be written in English, Italian or Portuguese
Written exam on reference texts
Attending students: written exam on the reference texts: 40%; participation in the lessons: 30%; paper: 30%.
Non-attending students: written exam on the reference texts: 50%; papers (two papers): 50%.