Oral History Workshop

Big thank you to Svetlana Kitto and everyone who came out to our oral history workshop today! 

Below is a beautiful quote Svetlana shared with us,

“I remember sitting in Santino Cappanera’s parlor in Terni, taping an interview about his life as a steelworker and political activist. His teenage daughter was in the next room doing her homework. After twenty minutes, she had moved her chair to the hall, outside the parlor; a little while later, she was standing by the door; about one hour into the interview, she came and sat next to us listening…Her father’s boring anecdotes were becoming ‘history’ before her eyes.” 

-From “Oral History as Genre” in Narrative and Genre


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