Telling Intercultural Tales: Digital Storytelling for Building Community

This Humanities Teaching Lab presentation was recorded on September 25, 2020. View the recording here. The Digital Storytelling project Intercultural Tales began in 2015 with a desire for connection. UMBC professors Dr. Tania Lizarazo and Dr. Thania Muñoz D. wanted to use storytelling in their community-engaged scholarship, but also sought to build personal relationships in … Read more

The Digital Decameron

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Global Digital Story Festival – Where I Find Strength “In 1348 a party of wealthy young patricians take refuge from the plague that is raging in the city in a villa outside Florence. To pass the time, they tell each other stories…” (Cover copy. The Decameron, by Giovanni Boccaccio, Penguin Classics, 1972) As a creative … Read more

Proceedings of the International Digital Storytelling Conference DST 2018 now available

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Current Trends in Digital Storytelling: Research & Practices We would like to inform you that the digital publication of the DST2018 Conference Proceedings, edited by Andreas Moutsios-Rentzos, Andreas Giannakoulopoulos and Michalis Meimaris, has been published. The e-book in pdf format is available online at the official DST2018 Conference website, at the page Proceedings: The … Read more

CFP – Oral History Association Baltimore 2020

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2020 Call for Papers “One Hundred Years of Struggle: The Quest for Democracy“ 2020 OHA Annual Meeting October 21-24, 2020 Hyatt Regency Baltimore, Maryland The Oral History Association invites proposals for papers and presentations for its 2020 annual meeting to be held October 21-24, 2020 in Baltimore, Maryland. 2020 Call for Papers  

UMBC Digital Storytelling Workshop – January 21-22, 2020

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NOTE: This workshop is currently full. You may still register here to be placed on the waitlist.  We will let you know if space becomes available. Thank you for registering for the UMBC Digital Storytelling Workshop for January 21-22, 2020. We are very much looking forward to convening this great group and sharing stories and … Read more

Dr. Tania Lizarazo – Imagine Otherwise podcast

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Listen to MLLI’s Dr. Tania Lizarazo – Episode 91 of Imagine Otherwise podcast: What does it mean to value storytelling as a form of knowledge production? How can we develop collaborative research projects with the communities to which we are accountable? What transformative avenues emerge when we ask what people need rather than making assumptions? … Read more

CFP: 9th International Digital Storytelling Conference

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Story Work for a Just Future Exploring Diverse Experiences and Methods within an International Community of Practice  9th International Digital Storytelling Conference Monday the 30th of March – Wednesday the 1st of April 2020 Loughborough University, UK   Call For Papers and Presentation Proposals We invite you to join us at Loughborough University, UK, … Read more

Dr. Antonia Ligouri – From Personal to Collective

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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

Digital Storytelling in Higher Education: International Perspectives

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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

Catonsville Nine 50 Years On

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In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Catonsville Nine action, students in MCS Production Fellows worked with community members and UMBC’s Shriver Center to produce three oral history videos. The videos were screened during commemorative events in Catonsville on May 5, 2018. Dave Eberhardt was one of the participants in the Baltimore Four action … Read more