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The Center for Oral and Public History at California State University, Fullerton presents Outspoken: A COPH Podcast. Outspoken incorporates current projects, oral histories, and archival material into monthly conversations. Join us!

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The Center for Oral and Public History at California State University, Fullerton presents Outspoken: A COPH Podcast. Outspoken incorporates current projects, oral histories, and archival material into monthly conversations. Join us!

    Episode 20: Introducing the New Lawrence de Graaf Center for Oral and Public History

    Episode 20: Introducing the New Lawrence de Graaf Center for Oral and Public History

    In Episode Twenty, Dr. Benjamin Cawthra sits down with COPH director, Dr. Natalie Fousekis to discuss the Center's brand new space on the 6th floor of CSU Fullerton's Pollak Library. Dr. Fousekis talks about the process and challenges of building a new Center; describes the features and benefits of the larger space; shares her vision for the Center's future; and reflects on the many people that helped make the project possible.

    • 34 min
    In Memoriam: An Oral History with Sally Tanner

    In Memoriam: An Oral History with Sally Tanner

    Former California State Assemblywoman Sally Tanner represented California's 60th District from 1978 to 1992. In 2020 she was interviewed for our California State Politics Oral History Project. In her interview Tanner discussed her passion for environmental issues; talked about serving as chair on the Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials Committee; and detailed her role as co-founder of the California Legislative Women’s Caucus. We are truly grateful for the opportunity to record Sally Tanner’s oral history and invite you to listen as she reflects on her life and political career.
    Interviewed by Brenda St. Hilaire in November of 2020, for the Center for Oral and Public History at California State University Fullerton.

    • 3 hr 50 min
    In Memoriam: An Oral History with John (Jack) Bedell

    In Memoriam: An Oral History with John (Jack) Bedell

    John (Jack) Bedell served CSU Fullerton for more than 40 years as professor of sociology and chair of three departments. He held numerous academic and leadership roles, both on campus and in the community. In 2018 he was interviewed for our Humanities and Social Sciences Founding Faculty Oral History Project. We are truly grateful for the opportunity to record Bedell's oral history and invite you to listen as he reflects on his life and career with CSUF.

    Interviewed by Abby Waldrop on June 22, 2018, for the Center for Oral and Public History at California State University Fullerton.

    • 2 hr 35 min
    Episode 19: Mapping Confederate Monuments

    Episode 19: Mapping Confederate Monuments

    In Episode Nineteen, Dr. Benjamin Cawthra sits down with graduate students, Luca Azuma, Fernando Lopez, and Melanie Vigil to discuss Mapping Confederate Monuments, a web-based archive created by students in Cawthra’s Introduction to Public History class at Cal State Fullerton. The project examines the creation, history, and current status of 40+ Confederate monuments. The students share their research, reflect on the recent protests for racial justice, and talk about how the Confederacy has been remembered in public spaces and the current debate over the removal of Confederate monuments. Later, in our Out of the Archives segment, archivist Natalie Garcia presents oral history clips from interviews with Judge Loren Miller, Melina Abdullah, Regine Smith, and Matt Gush.

    • 54 min
    Episode 18: Doing Oral History in 2020

    Episode 18: Doing Oral History in 2020

    In Episode Eighteen, COPH director, Dr. Natalie Fousekis sits down with Dr. Benjamin Cawthra to discuss the challenges and new opportunities presented by COVID-19 in 2020. Dr. Fousekis talks about the necessity of putting certain projects on hold; developing new oral history projects focused on those affected by the pandemic, as well as those involved in activism surrounding the Blacks Live Matter protests; and finally, adapting to the process of remote interviewing.

    • 41 min
    Episode 17: Greg Williams

    Episode 17: Greg Williams

    In Episode Seventeen, COPH archivist, Natalie Navar-Garcia sits down with 2019 Hansen Lecturer, Greg Williams. As director of Archives and Special Collections at CSU Dominguez Hills, Williams has spent the last several years working on the CSU Japanese American Digitization Project (CSUJAD.com). In this interview, he talks about how the project got started; describes his own history with archives; and provides some advice for aspiring archivists. Later in the episode, Natalie Navar-Garcia introduces clips from our Japanese American oral history project.

    • 54 min

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