Voces Oral History Research Summer Institute

Voces Oral History Research Summer Institute

Voces Oral History Research Summer Institute

June 5-9, 2023

The University of Texas at Austin



In-person, with online a possible option, depending on conditions — the Summer Institute is coming!

This workshop is for faculty and graduate students wishing to use oral history in research and teaching. This weeklong institute will be helpful to the beginner, intermediate and advanced scholar. Instructors have created oral history projects, published widely using oral history, and are leaders in oral history publishing and teaching. Participants meet in break-out groups with the institute directors to workshop their own plans and ideas. 


  • Theory and methodology 
  • Oral history for under-researched topics 
  • Developing an oral history project for academic research 
  • Publishing oral history research 
  • Teaching oral history to undergrad and grad students 
  • Archival considerations 
  • Equipment considerations 

Chief Instructors: 

Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez, Ph.D., Professor of Journalism, The University of Texas at Austin 

  • Founder and Director, Voces Oral History Project; 
  • Founder and Editor, US Latina & Latino Oral History Journal 

Todd Moye, Ph.D., Professor of History, University of North Texas 

  • Former Director, Tuskegee Airmen Oral History Project; 2017-2018 
  • President, Oral History Association 

Application instructions:

1. A short (not more than 3 pages) statement of purpose on: 

  • Why you wish to take the workshop 
  • Possible research areas you wish to develop 
  • Where you are in your academic journey 

2. A CV

The application deadline is Monday, February 27, at noon CST.

Apply today.


$775 (includes one lunch and one dinner) 


Special housing accommodations are available for participants, starting at $40 per night (estimated) and up. Housing arrangements and payments must be made directly with either UT Housing. Housing details provided upon acceptance. 

For any questions, please contact us at voces@utexas.edu.