Stacey Zembrzycki

Stacey is Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of History at Concordia University. A modern Canadian oral and public historian of ethnic and immigrant experience, she is the author of Sharing Authority with Baba: Wrestling with Memories of Community (2014) and its accompanying website: Stacey’s current research uses multiple, life story oral history interviews to understand the educational activism of Holocaust survivors in Montreal.

Website: Sharing Authority with Baba: A Collaborative History of Sudbury's Ukrainian Community, 1901- 1939.

Selected Publications:

SHEFTEL, Anna et Stacey ZEMBRZYCKI. 2013. Oral History Off the Record: Toward an Ethnography of Practice. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.

ZEMBRZYCKI, Stacey and Katrina SRIGLEY, eds. "Special Issue: Remembering Family, Analyzing Home: Oral History and the Family," Oral History Forum 29 (2009).

SHEFTEL, Anna and Stacey ZEMBRZYCKI. “Only Human: A Reflection on the Ethical and Methodological Challenges of Working with ‘Difficult’ Stories”. The Oral History Review 2010, Vol. 37, No. 2, pp. 191-214.

SHEFTEL, Anna and Stacey ZEMBRZYCKI, “Professionalizing Survival: The Politics of Public Memory among Holocaust Survivor-Educators in Montreal.” Journal of Modern Jewish Studies 12, 2 (July 2013).

SHEFTEL, Anna and Stacey ZEMBRZYCKI. “We Started Over Again, We Were Young”: Postwar Social Worlds of Child Holocaust Survivors in Montreal”. Revue d’histoire urbaine, Vol. XXXVIX, No. 1 (automne 2010), p. 20-30.

ZEMBRZYCKI, Stacey. “Bringing Stories to Life: Using New Media to Disseminate and Critically Engage with Oral History Interviews,” Oral History 41, 1 (Spring 2013), 98-107.

ZEMBRZYCKI, Stacey, “‘I’ll fix you!’: Domestic Violence and Murder in a Ukrainian Working-Class Immigrant Community in Northern Ontario.” In Re-Imagining Ukrainian-Canadians: History, Politics, and Identity, eds. Rhonda Hinther and James Mochoruk, 436-464. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2011.

ZEMBRZYCKI, Stacey. “Not Just Another Interviewee: Befriending a Holocaust Survivor”. Oral History Off the Record: Toward an Ethnography of Practice, Anna SHEFTEL et Stacey ZEMBRZYCKI, eds. NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.

ZEMBRZYCKI, Stacey. “Sharing Authority with Baba” in Journal of Canadian Studies, vol. 43, no. 1 (Hiver 2009).

ZEMBRZYCKI, Stacey. “‘There Were Always Men in Our House’: Gender and the Childhood Memories of Working-Class Ukrainians in Depression-Era Canada,” Labour/le Travail 60 (2007), 77-105.

ZEMBRZYCKI, Stacey, “‘We didn’t have a lot of money, but we had food’: Ukrainians and Their Depression-Era Food Memories.” In Edible Histories, Cultural Politics: Towards a Canadian Food History, eds. Franca Iacovetta, Valerie Korinek, and Marlene Epp, 131-139. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2012; and

ZEMBRZYCKI, Stacey and Steven High, “‘When I was your age’: Bearing Witness in Holocaust Education in Montreal,” Canadian Historical Review 93, 3 (2012), 408-35.

ZEMBRZYCKI, Stacey, Erin JESSEE, Eleanor BEATTIE, Audrey BEAN, Mireille LANDRY, and Sandra BAINES. “Oral History and Adult Community Education: Notes from the Field.” Oral History Review 38, 1 (2011): 120-35.

JESSEE, Erin, Stacey ZEMBRZYCKI, and Steven HIGH, “Oral History’s ‘Deep Dark Secret’: Conceptual Challenges in the Development of the Stories Matter Database Software,” FQS: Forum Qualitative Social Research (2010).


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