Dr. Antonia Ligouri – From Personal to Collective

On February 7 2019,   Dr. Antonia Ligouri spoke at UMBC at an event sponsored by the Dresher Center.  Dr. Ligouri is a Lecturer in Applied Storytelling School of the Arts, English and Drama at Loughborough University, UK and Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Fellow at the Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access. Antonia works extensively … Read more


StoryCenter supports individuals and organizations in using storytelling and participatory media for reflection, education, and social change We create spaces for transforming lives and communities, through the acts of listening to and sharing stories. Our public program enables people to register individually for storytelling workshops. Our custom program collaborates with organizations around the world, on … Read more

Digital Storytelling in Higher Education: International Perspectives

Editors: Jamissen, G., Hardy, P., Nordkvelle, Y., Pleasants, H. (Eds.) Included in the book is chapter highlighting UMBC’s community of practice by Beverly Bickel, Bill Shewbridge, Romy Huber and Ana Oskoz: “Building collaboration and community engagement through Digital Storytelling.” This book broadens the scope and impact of digital storytelling in higher education. It outlines how to teach, research and … Read more