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WSU Vancouver to co-host annual conference
September 24, 2004

The annual conference of the national Oral History Association, co-hosted by Washington State University Vancouver, will be held Sept. 29 to Oct. 3 at the Hilton Portland and Executive Tower Hotel in Portland, Ore.The theme of the five-day event is “Telling Stories,Narratives of Our Own Times.”OHA gathers together academics, public historians, educators, personal historians and individuals involved in documenting the past through the voices of the present.Featured speakers and events include acclaimed performer and educator Awele Makeba on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 in a performance and workshop on the untaught history of the Montgomery Bus Boycott; Linda Tamura, author and educator, Friday (Oct. 1) … » More …