Amy Tooth Murphy

 

Address: Department of History, Royal Holloway, University of London

Twitter: @amytoothmurphy 

Email: amy.toothmurphy@rhul.ac.uk

Role within the OHS: Trustee, Member of the LGBTQ SIG

Current Professional Role: Lecturer in Oral History

Institution: Royal Holloway, University of London

Current Projects: 

I am currently working on a methodological and theoretical project exploring approaches and methods for queer oral history interviewing. This project interrogates concepts of time and narrative, and how they are constructed heteronormatively and hegemonically, to the detriment of LGBT and queer testimony.

Previous Projects:

Memories of Fiction: An Oral History; AHRC funded, Postdoc Researcher, with Shelley Trower (Principle Investigator, Roehampton) and Graham Smith (Co-Investigator, Royal Holloway)

The Bethnal Green Memorial Project, University of East London

Reading the Lives between the Lines: Lesbian Oral History and Lesbian Literature in Post-War Britain, University of Glasgow

Expertise:

LGBTQ oral history, particularly British post-war lesbian history

LGBTQ oral history, particularly British post-war lesbian history

Oral history and reading

Oral history theory and methodology

 

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