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August 11, 2022

Oral history allows to experience human connection and expand the understanding of communities around. Dr. Elena Foulis discusses the production of oral history based performances as an activity that enhances the sense of belonging, bicultural and bilingual experiences, and racial or ethnic identity.

Elena Foulis is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese. She is an oral historian who is committed to amplifying the voices of the Latine Community in Ohio. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at

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