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The History Department of the School of Social Sciences Indiana University Southeast is responsible for the Institute for Local and Oral History. For more information on the History Department, check out the History home page and its Facebook page.

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The contact person for the institute is:

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Elizabeth Gritter Ph.D.

Associate Professor of History
Director, Institute for Local and Oral History
Social Sciences Division

Crestview Hall 133
Phone: (812) 941-2292
egritter@ius.edu

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Elizabeth Gritter, Ph.D., is associate professor of history at Indiana University Southeast. She worked previously at the prestigious Southern Oral History Program of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she got her M.A. and Ph.D. in history. She has conducted more than fifty oral histories, some of which she used for her book: River of Hope: Black Politics and the Memphis Freedom Movement, 1865-1954 (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2014). She has given talks at conferences nationwide, including some based on her oral histories, and is a member of the Oral History Association.

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November 30th, 2020

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December 1st, 2020

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Spectrum Fall 2020 Meetings

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December 2nd, 2020

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

CANCELED: Spectrum Fall 2020 Meeting

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December 2nd, 2020

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

SGA Meeting (Virtual Only)

SGA Meeting (Virtual Only)

December 4th, 2020

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December 5th, 2020

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December 5th, 2020

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Netflix Watch Party

December 5th, 2020

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Fall Classes End (Full-term)

Fall Classes End (Full-term)

December 6th, 2020

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Fall Classes End (8-Week Session II)

Fall Classes End (8-Week Session II)

December 7th, 2020

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