Past Events

Digital Audio Creation and Preservation Bootcamp with Krista White

Date: 05/22/2018 - 6:00pm
Location: 324 Conklin Hall, Rutgers University-Newark
In this 2 hour workshop for absolute beginners, RU-N Digital Humanities Librarian, Krista White, will teach participants technical concepts in digital audio creation and preservation. Participants will learn how digital audio is recorded and then use this knowledge to learn to evaluate software for digital audio recording. They will also learn to incorporate this technical knowledge in the creation of their oral history projects with an eye to long term preservation.

Participants will learn:
Vocabulary to describe digital audio files and their component parts

Oral History Bootcamp

Date: 05/17/2018 - 9:00am
Location: Newark Public Library

The Queer Newark Oral History Bootcamp will cover key issues, such as: How does one plan an oral history project? What are some of the best practices for formulating interview questions? How does one identify a narrator? What are some of the ethical considerations that oral historians face when creating oral history projects? This will be an interactive, hands-on workshop.

The workshop is open to students, researchers, and community members. Breakfast will be provided, at no charge to participants. 

At Home in Newark Opening Reception

Date: 12/14/2017 - 5:00pm
Location: Newark Public Library
"At Home in Newark: Stories from the Queer Newark Oral History Project," Opening Reception. Newark Public Library. Doors open at 5pm. Program begins at 6pm. Lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, and transgender and queer people have made Newark their home for generations.

Presenting the Queer Past: Many Perspectives, Many Options, Many Questions

Date: 10/26/2017 - 5:30pm
Location: Dana Room, John Cotton Dana Library, 185 University Avenue, Newark, NJ 07102

"Presenting the Queer Past: Many Perspectives, Many Options, Many Questions," a talk by Dr. Sue Ferentinos
October 26, 2017 | 5:30pm
Dana Room, 4th Floor Dana Library, 185 University Avenue.

Newark Transgender History with local pioneer Miss Pucci Revlon

Date: 10/25/2017 - 6:00pm
Newark Transgender History with local pioneer Miss Pucci Revlon. 6:00-7:30 pm. October 25, 2017. Ackerson Hall (Dean's Lounge), Rutgers University-Newark, 180 University Avenue. Miss Pucci Revlon was born in Newark in the late 1950s and has lived here for most of her life, living her truth as a transwoman since late high school.