Diverse Whispers Oral History collection, 2013
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Brief Description: This collection consists of digital oral history files created by students enrolled in the Fall 2013 RTD 464, Audio Documentary and Diversity class taught by Eileen Waldron. The class interviewed students around the Southern Illinois University Carbondale campus on topics of diversity. They explored the issues of gender, race, ethnicity, and class during the planning, gathering, and production stages of the documentaries. Topics covered in the interviews include: LGBTQ representation, the difficulties of International students and a man in Alcholics Anonymous, black on black discrimination, white role in diversity, non traditional students in Registered Student Organizations, Greek life and diversity, religious diversity, racism, and Islamophobia.
Held at:
Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center
605 Agriculture Dr.
MC 6632
Carbondale, IL 62901
Phone: 618-453-2516
Fax: 618-453-3451
Email: speccoll [at] lib.siu.edu
Record Series Number: 3/RG 4/FP 20-4-F2
Created by: Waldron, Eileen
Volume: 35.0 Digital Files
Acquired: 01/21/2014.
Arrangement: Digital files stored on the Z Drive.
Biographical Note for Waldron, Eileen : Eileen Waldron has more than twenty years of experience in TV, print and online journalism. She has worked as a special projects producer and executive producer at various major television news operations from San Francisco to Philadelphia. While working at KPIX TV in San Francisco, Waldron covered the aftermath of the opening of the Berlin Wall. The station's series of reports won a RTNDA award in 1990. Her investigative journalism projects have won many awards including an Emmy in 2000, an Edward R. Murrow award in 2001, and an Investigative Reporter and Editor's finalist award for online journalism. Prof. Waldron received her B.A. in broadcasting from San Francisco State University in 1983.
Access Restrictions: Unrestricted access.
Subject Index
Cultural pluralism - Illinois - Carbondale
Education, Higher - Social Aspects - Illinois - Carbondale
Greek letter societies - Social aspects - Illinois - Carbondale
Islamophobia - Illinois - Carbondale
Minorities - Illinois - Carbondale
Racism in higher education - Illinois - Carbondale
Sexual minorities - Illinois - Carbondale
Genres/Forms of Material
Oral history
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the World Wide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult Special Collections Research Center to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original.
Acquisition Notes: Accession 2014_002 donated by Eileen Waldron.
PreferredCitation: [Items], Diverse Whispers Oral History collection, Special Collections Research Center, Southern Illinois University Carbondale