Siobhan McHugh is an award-winning writer and broadcaster, who has written six books and three book chapters, authored over 60 radio documentaries, scripted international television documentary, and written numerous newspaper and magazine features on themes ranging across arts, science, history, politics, society and the environment. She is a noted oral historian, her collections being held in the National Library of Australia and the State Library of New South Wales. As a professional communicator whose research addresses Australian social history and personal narrative, she is a sought-after public speaker, who has delivered prestigious public presentations and/or keynote lectures in Iran, the US, Canada and Ireland, as well as across Australia. Her theoretical research interests include the convergence of oral history and narrative journalism and the affective power of voice, while her applied research, conducted as non-fiction narratives in audio, print and digital media, includes Irish-Australian studies, multiculturalism, indigenous history, women and war, migration and personal narratives.
And the Music Caught Fire: The Rebirth of Irish Music - The Roaring Tiger - ABC Radio National (2007)
Minefields and Miniskirts: Australian women and the Vietnam War, Lothian (2005)
My Story: Snowy - The Diary of Eva Fisher, Scholastic, Gosford, NSW (2003)
Nick Scali: My Story (2003)
Shelter from the Storm (1999)
Jeromin, Heinz, (1925-1987), Australian Dictionary of Biography. Volume 17: 1981-1990, A - K (2007)
Cotton, Asimov's Elephant (2003)
The Carers, Many Voices: reflections on experiences of Indigenous child separation (2002)
Power Cuts, Wee Girls: women writing from an Irish perspective (1996)
Oral history and the radio documentary/feature: introducing the ‘COHRD ’ form, The Radio Journal – International Studies in Broadcast and Audio Media (2012)
Oral history goes to air: reflections on compiling oral history as radio narrative, Oral History Association Of Australia Journal (2011)
International scholar Alessandro Portelli emphasises the importance of orality in oral history. Yet scholars continue...
Searing memories: inside the firestorm, History Australia (2010)
How the Irish rose above Australia''s social apartheid, National Times online (2009)
Not in front of the altar - Mixed marriages and sectarian tensions between Catholics and Protestants in pre-multicultural Australia, History Australia (2009)
Birth, death and marriage traditionally evoke our most powerful expressions of intimacy and sentiment. Yet...
Wogs to Wunderkinder: migrant workers on the Snowy Mountains Scheme, Voices of a 20th Century Nation: Oral History Associaton of Australia National Conference (2001)
Indigenous voices of Australia: the Stolen Generations and Reconciliation, Harvard University Native American Program (2011)
Memory, myth and mystery: insights gained from 25 years of recording, distilling and observing Irish-Australian stories, 18th Australasian Irish Studies conference: The Irish in Australia (2011)
Minefields, Miniskirts and Mixed Marriage: Stories from Down Under, Concordia University (2011)
Oral History and the Radio Documentary/Feature: introducing the COHRD (Crafted Oral History Radio Documentary), Duke University (2011)
Radio Narrative: Considerations on Form and Aesthetic, Boston University (2011)
Oral history and the radio documentary/feature: intersections and synergies, University of Wollongong Thesis Collection (2010)
(A) CREATIVE WORK: This Doctorate of Creative Arts is based on a two hour radio...