More and More Every Day

2.51. Boundaries (ie: You’re Not a Therapist)

May 31, 2021 SMCCHistory Season 2 Episode 51
More and More Every Day
2.51. Boundaries (ie: You’re Not a Therapist)
Show Notes

It's the second season of the More and More Every Day Podcast. Join us every day for short (10 minute) episodes to talk all things oral history and challenge yourself with a daily oral history prompt.

Today's prompt: Read about establishing boundaries with your narrators.  Do some research, then make a list of dos and don’ts for yourself.

Resources 

  • Yow, Valerie. “‘Do I like Them Too Much?": Effects of the Oral History Interview on the Interviewer and Vice-Versa.” The Oral History Review, vol. 24, no. 1, 1997, pp. 55–79. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/3675397. 
  • Yow, Valerie. “What Can Oral Historians Learn from Psychotherapists?” Oral History, vol. 46, no. 1, 2018, pp. 33–41. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/44993454
  • Rickard, Wendy. “Oral History- 'More Dangerous than Therapy'?: Interviewees' Reflections on Recording Traumatic or Taboo Issues.” Oral History, vol. 26, no. 2, 1998, pp. 34–48. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/40179520. Accessed 19 May 2021.
  • EMDR Institute, https://www.emdr.com/what-is-emdr/ 
  • High, Steven. Beyond testimony and trauma : oral history in the aftermath of mass violence (2015). 
  • Sloan, Stephen. “Oral History and Hurricane Katrina: Reflections on Shouts and Silences.” The Oral History Review, vol. 35, no. 2, 2008, pp. 176–186. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/20628031
  • Reynolds, Robert. “Trauma and The Relational Dynamics of Life-History Interviewing.” (2012).
  • Cramer, Jennifer. “First, Do No Harm”: Tread Carefully Where Oral History, Trauma, and Current Crises Intersect Oral History Review (9/2020).


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