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Key Texts in Oral History and Contemporary History - YMO326
Title: Key Texts in Oral History and Contemporary History
Guaranteed by: Programme Oral History and Contemporary History (24-KOHSD)
Faculty: Faculty of Humanities
Actual: from 2021
Semester: both
E-Credits: 3
Examination process:
Hours per week, examination: 0/1, MC [HS]
Capacity: winter:unknown / unknown (15)
summer:unknown / unknown (15)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: combined
Level:  
Note: you can enroll for the course repeatedly
course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
you can enroll for the course in winter and in summer semester
Guarantor: Mgr. Jiří Hlaváček, Ph.D.
Mgr. Jana Wohlmuth Markupová, Ph.D.
Mgr. et Mgr. Petr Wohlmuth, Ph.D.
Teacher(s): Mgr. Jiří Hlaváček, Ph.D.
PhDr. Přemysl Houda, Ph.D.
PhDr. Mgr. Lenka Krátká, Ph.D.
doc. PhDr. Pavel Mücke, Ph.D.
prof. PaedDr. Miroslav Vaněk, Ph.D.
Mgr. et Mgr. Petr Wohlmuth, Ph.D.
Mgr. Jana Wohlmuth Markupová, Ph.D.
Incompatibility : YMO242
Annotation -
Last update: Mgr. Jana Wohlmuth Markupová, Ph.D. (26.08.2020)
The course aims to deepen students' knowledge and understanding of key texts of the oral-historical "canon". The student chooses one from the list of texts, which he/she processes according to the instructions of the designated examiner, and then defends his/her work at the oral colloquium.
Syllabus
Last update: Mgr. Jana Wohlmuth Markupová, Ph.D. (30.09.2022)

Selected titles

Frisch, M. A Shared Authority: Essays on the Craft and Meaning of Oral and Public History. New York 1990. ISBN 9780791401330. Examiner: Přemysl Houda

Grele, R. Envelopes of Sound: The Art of Oral History. Chicago 1975. ISBN 9780275941840. Examiner: Pavel Mücke

Passerini, L. Fascism in Popular Memory: The Cultural Experience of the Turin Working Class. Cambridge 1987. ISBN 9780521108782. Examiner: Pavel Mücke

Perks, R. a Thomson, A. (ed.) The Oral History Reader (2nd edition). London - New York 2006. ISBN 9780415343039. Examiner: Jiří Hlaváček

Portelli, A. The Death of Luigi Trastelli, and Other Stories. New York 1991. ISBN 9780791404300. Examiner: Petr Wohlmuth

Ritchie, D. Doing Oral History (2nd edition). New York 2003. ISBN 9780199329335. Examiner: Miroslav Vaněk

Thompson, P. The Voice of the Past: Oral History (3rd edition). New York 2000. ISBN 9780199335466. Examiner: Jana Wohlmuth Markupová

Thomson, A. Anzac Memories: Living with the Legend (2nd edition). Clayton VIC Australia: Monash University Publishing. ISBN 1921867582. Examiner: Petr Wohlmuth

Vaněk, M. a Mücke, P. Velvet Revolutions. An Oral History of Czech Society. Oxford 2016. ISBN 9780199342723. Examiner: Jana Wohlmuth Markupová

Vaněk, M. Around the Globe. Rethinking Oral History with Its Protagonists. Praha 2013. ISBN 9788024622262. Examiner: Jiří Hlaváček

Yow, V. R. Recording Oral History: A Guide for the Humanities and Social Sciences (2nd edition). Walnut Creek 2005. ISBN 9780759106550. Examiner: Lenka Krátká

 

Please send the book report by e-mail to the designated examiner at least three weeks before the end of the exam period in which you want to complete this course.

 

Learning resources
Last update: Mgr. Jana Wohlmuth Markupová, Ph.D. (30.09.2022)

You can find most books on-line on Moodle. Please see here.

 
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