SOHA Conference 2011

15 March 2011

The Southwest Oral History Association is proud to announce preliminary plans for our next annual meeting. The 2011 SOHA Conference will be held March 31-April 3, 2011 in Downtown Los Angeles, California.

2011 Southwest Oral History Association (SOHA) Annual Conference
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
Los Angeles, California
March 31-April 3, 2011
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Visualizing Oral History…Final Cuts, Many Uses
Submission Deadline: November 1, 2010

The Southwest Oral History Association invites proposals for presentations at its 2011 annual meeting to be held March 31-April 3, 2011 in Downtown Los Angeles, California. The theme “Visualizing Oral History: Final Cuts, Many Uses" seeks to generate discussion around the varied uses of oral history and the multiple formats in which they appear. Please continue to check here for updated information. Registration for the conference will be open on February 1st. We strongly encourage you to submit proposals.

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Preliminary Program
Hotel Information
The Miyako Hotel Los Angeles offers SOHA attendees a $99 + tax rate which can be upgraded free of charge to an Executive Room on an upper floor. The hotel is located in Downtown Los Angeles at 328 E. 1st Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012. Send an email to on the subject line, Attn: SOHA reservation. Please include: name as it appears on credit card, dates of arrival and departure, your contact phone #, and your credit card info. The reservation desk will call back to finalize the transaction.

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A Look at the Book “Operational Physicians-2”

Biography, Memories and Viewpoints of Dr. Mohammad Ali Attari, Professor and Specialist in Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine and Pain
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The Fourth Online Meeting of Iranian Oral History

Iranian Oral History beyond Borders – 2

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Interview with Brigadier General Farzollah Shahin-Rad


We were supposed to experience a hot summer day at seven oclock in the afternoon. I got to his house in ten minutes to seven, but I knew that working with the militant had special rules. One of them is punctuality. I went up and down the alley several times to meet this Ironman at his house. When I saw him from afar at military conferences, his sense of toughness was evident in demeanor.
Book Review:

"You Must Survive"!

Memoirs of Haj Ali Karami, Commander of the "Habib ibn Madhahir" Battalion of the 10th Martyrs Division. "The bullet was hit in the middle of the column. There was no wounded or martyred person; whatever there was, it was just amputated arms and amputated legs and torn pieces of bodies that had been piled up... Once, I saw the forces of the Basij forces staring at those scenes in astonishment. I swallowed saliva and shouted: