Department of History
Stacey Zembrzycki is an award-winning oral and public historian of ethnic, immigrant, and refugee experience. She is the author of According to Baba: A Collaborative Oral History of Sudbury’s Ukrainian Community (UBC Press, 2014) and its accompanying website: www.sudburyukrainians.ca, which was short-listed for the 2016 Taras Shevchenko Foundation biennial Kobzar Literary Award. She is also co-editor of Oral History Off the Record: Toward an Ethnography of Practice (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013), which won the 2014 US Oral History Association Book Award, and Beyond Women’s Words: Feminisms and the Practices of Oral History in the Twenty-First Century (Routledge, 2018), which won the 2019 US Oral History Association Book Award.
Her current projects, all funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, include:
Refugee Boulevard: Making Montreal Home After the Holocaust: http://www.refugeeboulevard.ca (on Facebook: @refugeeboulevard)
Mining Immigrant Bodies: A Multi-Ethnic Oral History of Industry, Environment, and Health in the Sudbury Region: www.miningimmigrantbodies.ca (on Facebook: @miningimmigrantbodies)
Chaperoning Survivors: Telling Holocaust Stories on the March of the Living
Follow her on Twitter @szembrzycki
- Zembrzycki, Stacey. According to Baba: A Collaborative Oral History of Sudbury’s Ukrainian Community. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2014. Accompanying Websites: www.sudburyukrainians.ca and https://www.facebook.com/accordingtobaba.
- Zembrzycki, Stacey. Co-edited with Katrina Srigley and Franca Iacovetta. Beyond Women’s Words: Feminisms and the Practices of Oral History in the Twenty-First Century. London: Routledge, 2018.
- Zembrzycki, Stacey. Co-edited with Katrina Srigley. Special Section on “Decentering and Decolonizing Feminist Oral History.” Oral History Review 45, no. 1 (Winter/Spring 2018).
- Zembrzycki, Stacey. “The Sinter Plant Boys: Jean Gagnon and the Personal Challenges of Fighting to Compensate Sudbury Families.” Forthcoming in Histoire sociale / Social History.
- Zembrzycki, Stacey. Co-authored with Anna Sheftel. “Slowing Down to Listen in the Digital Age: How New Technology is Changing Oral History Practice.” Oral History Review 44, no. 1 (Winter/Spring 2017): 94-112.
- Zembrzycki, Stacey. Co-authored with Anna Sheftel. “Who’s Afraid of Oral History? Fifty Years of Debates and Anxiety About Ethics.” Oral History Review 43, no. 2 (Summer/Fall 2016): 338-366.
- Zembrzycki, Stacey. Co-authored with Anna Sheftel. “‘Questions are more important than answers’: Creating Collaborative Workshop Spaces with Holocaust Survivor-Educators in Montreal.” In Beyond Testimony and Trauma: Oral History in the Aftermath of Mass Violence, ed. Steven High, 212-234. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2015.