COHA Prize

Canadian Oral History Association (COHA) Prize

The Canadian Oral History Association (COHA) Prize is awarded to an outstanding example of oral history practise. Eligible initiatives include oral history projects, books, articles, exhibitions, films, and other activities that actively engage with oral history. Scholarly and popular works are eligible for consideration. Community practitioners are especially encouraged to apply.

Works produced or published in the previous year are eligible for entry.

Residents of Canada and Canadians living outside Canada are eligible for consideration. Self-nominations are welcome.

Entrants must submit, in either English or French, a description of their project and relevant supporting documentation to each of the Prize’s three jurors no later than 1 February.

The COHA Prize will be awarded each year at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Historical Association.

 

Prix de la Société d’histoire orale du Canada (SHOC)

Le prix de la Société d’histoire orale du Canada (SHOC) est décerné à un projet remarquable d’histoire orale. Les initiatives telles qu’un projet d’histoire orale, un livre, un article, une exposition, un film et autres activités qui impliquent manifestement l’histoire orale sont admissibles. Les travaux scientifiques et populaires sont admissibles au concours. Nous encourageons plus particulièrement les intervenants communautaires à soumettre leur candidature.

Les œuvres produites ou publiées durant l’année précédente sont admissibles.

Les résidents du Canada et les Canadiens vivant à l’extérieur du pays sont admissibles. Les autocandidatures sont les bienvenues.

Les participants doivent soumettre, en anglais ou en français, une description de leur projet et documents à l’appui pertinents à chacun des trois membres du jury du prix avant ou le 1er février.

Le prix SHOC sera décerné chaque année à la réunion annuelle de la Société historique du Canada.

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  1. Where can I find more details regarding the prize? Such as the length of the application, what the application should include, what the prize entails financially, and where to send the application.

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    1. Thanks for your interest! Please contact the COHA President, Rhonda Hinther (http://people.brandonu.ca/hintherr/), for further details.

      Entrants must submit, in either English or French, a description of their project and relevant supporting documentation to each of the Prize’s three jurors no later than 14 February 2016:

      Heather Bidzinski
      Head of Collections (on leave until June 2016)
      Canadian Museum for Human Rights
      444 Kingston Crescent
      Winnipeg, Manitoba R2M 0T9

      Dr. Karine Duhamel
      73 Vivian Avenue
      Winnipeg, Manitoba R2M 0E6

      Frieda Esau Klippenstein
      Historian / Historienne
      Archaelogy and History Branch/Direction de l’archeologie et de l’histoire Parks Canada Agency / L’Agence Parcs Canada
      145 McDermot Avenue
      Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0R9

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