Annie Valk, students participate in Oral History conference

Annie Valk, Associate Director of Public Humanities, and four students traveled to New York City to attend the annual conference of OHMAR, Oral History in the Mid-Atlantic Region.  The students all are enrolled in HIST371, Oral History: Theory, Methods, and Practice, in which they are conducting interviews and research related to the history of North Adams, MA.  At the OHMAR conference they attended presentations and plenaries related to the theme of Oral History and the City.  Student travel was funded by the Center for Learning in Action.  The conference was held April 27-29.