2020 Conference


Texas Oral History Association

Ninth Annual (Virtual) Conference | September 11-12, 2020 

TOHA has gone virtual! Join us for our (virtual) conference on September 11-12, 2020 via Zoom. Although it may look different this year, we are committed to bringing you quality presentations and programming that highlights and promotes the use and good practices of oral history research across the state.

We look forward to virtually engaging with attendees from across the state, nation, and world. This year's conference is hosted by Baylor University Institute for Oral History which has served as the host institution for TOHA for 37 years and is celebrating its 50th year as a program at Baylor University.


Check out our program line up here!

Please note this line up is subject to change. 

*** The first 50 registrants will receive an exclusive TOHA SWAG BAG! ***


Pre-Conference Workshop - "Museo del Westside : A Community-Based Oral History Project" | Friday, September 11, 2 - 5 p.m. 

We understand that COVID-19 has had an impact on many individual physically and financially. In lieu of a workshop fee, we are accepting “pay as you can” donations to help pay our workshop speaker as well as support the operations of TOHA. Any donation of $15 or more will apply towards a year of TOHA membership. Donations can be mailed directly to TOHA or sent via Venmo. More information and instruction will be given after registering.

Friday Night "Meet 'n Greet" Movie Night - Impact : The San Antonio Jewish Oral History Project | 6-8 p.m.



Join us for an exclusive documentary screen of Impact : The San Antonio Jewish Oral History Project followed by Q&A by the creators. This award-winning documentary is about the impact Jewish people had on San Antonio over the past century and is based on interviews with the men and women who have made a difference in San Antonio. 


Plenary Session - "Texas Liberators : Witness to the Holocaust" | Saturday, September 12, 12:00 noon


This year’s program is made possible in part with a grant from Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Stay tuned to this page and our Facebook page for more information and updates regarding our conference.