Reminiscences of Amy Starecheski : oral history, 2005.
|Creator: ||Starecheski, Amy||Project: ||September 11, 2001 telling lives oral history project: |
(see all project interviews)
|Phys. Desc. :||transcript: 61 p. sound recordings: 2 sound cassettes (121 min.)|
|Location: ||Columbia Center for Oral History|
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Oral historian, interviewer
Scope and Contents
Born 1977, Bryn Mawr, PA; education: Women's and Gender Studies and Environmental Science coursework at Columbia University; 9/11: informed by sister through telephone and by radio, witnessing Al Sharpton walking in Bronx with entourage; post-9/11: interviewer for the Columbia University September 11, 2001 Oral History Project; interviewing experiences: biographical approach, cross-cultural differences, emergence of metanarrative, religious impact on narrative; dreams of 9/11 interviewee stories, public narrative, oral history as therapy; interviewing strategies: comparisons to journalism, importance of historical context, interviewing trauma survivors, interviewer's need to purge stories after interview, using silences and physical cues as stories, pre-interview social bonding.
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