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Library of Congress Partners with Utah State University for Field School

Friday, February 06, 2015   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Lorraine Cashman
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The Utah State University and Library of Congress Field School for Documentation offers beginning ethnographic fieldwork training for students of all levels. Focus is on documentation of local culture through oral interviews and photography, archival collection production, and public presentation. Instruction will cover research ethics, interviewing and sound recording techniques, ethnographic observation, and fieldnote writing. Training also will be provided on the archival organization and description of fieldwork materials gathered.

This is an intensive, three week course offered during the first summer session of 2015, May 11-29, 2015 at Utah State University in Logan, Utah. The course is limited to 12 students.

Sponsored by: The American Folklife Center, Library of Congress; Fife Folklore Archives, Utah State University (USU) Library's Special Collections and Archives; USU Folklore Program, Department of English

For more information, see https://archives.usu.edu/folklo/fieldschool2015.php.


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