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Field School for Cultural Documentation: Voices: Refugees in Cache Valley
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5/11/2015 to 5/29/2015
When: 5/11/2015
Where: Logan, Utah 
United States
Presenter: Utah State University and Library of Congress

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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

The 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. This 3-credit course fulfills the fieldwork requirement (Eng/Hist 6750) for students enrolled in the folklore program. The course is limited to 12 students.

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