Story Crossroads: The Newsletter
Volume 7, Issue 26
Welcome to a short, more direct weekly newsletter
* Week 1: Story of the Month - links with membership
* Week 2: Upcoming Events
* Week 3: Cap's Off to You! - people/organization profiles
* Week 4: Past & Future News
Understand Past, Present & Future of Storytelling
Every year - from 2022 onwards - we will have a Keynote and State of the Art Addresses. These help us understand what is happening for the past, present, and future of storytelling in different cultures and groups. Holly Robison will tell us about the next generation of storytellers. Then, we have three sharing
thoughts and reports at our Summit & Festival: Thomas Mitchell from the Utah Council for the Blind (Blind Storytelling); Charlotte Starks from the Nubian Storytellers of Utah Leadership/National Association of Black Storytellers (Black Storytelling); and Eileen Quintana - pictured above - from the Nebo Title VI Indian Education Program (Navajo Storytelling). Join us virtual-live through Zoom, in-person in Murray, Utah, or watch as a recording through your Summit & Festival ticket on
Monday, May 9.
Appreciate Literature & History Through Stories
We introduce "Story Education Bites" - almost a crash course within 20-30 minutes - to encourage class or individual discussions afterwards. Dr. Michelle Gibbs shares "Storytelling Elements in Zora Neale Hurston's novel Their Eyes Were Watching God" while Dr. Martha Bayless reveals "Secrets of Medieval
Enjoy Two Free Learning Opportunities
Did you know there are two events that are completely free to join? Whether attending one or both, you can enjoy "Language of Story: Korean," a YouTube
live-streamed academic discussion/question and answer with Dr. Jeong Ae Park as well as "Storytelling in the Classroom" Zoom workshop taught by Karl Behling on Thursday, May 12. Now, if you get the Summit & Festival ticket, these two tickets are included.
Discover Your Assumptions About At-Risk Youth
Have you worked with At-Risk Youth? Or wish to? Join this hybrid 5-hour workshop with Lorna MacDonald Czarnota on Monday, May 9 from 9:30am - 2:3pm MDT
in-person or virtual-live. Story Crossroads Members can have a reduced price. Still tricky to attend? All registrants receive the recording. You can also participate in our Work-to-Play program where we waive the ticket price as long as you work for us for so many agreed hours. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call/text Rachel Hedman at (801) 870-5799 for more details.
Thank You to our Past Presenter
On April 9, 2022, Laura Deal mesmerized us and led in dream visualization as one of many ways to reimagine traditional tales. You can order any of the past workshops at the All Things Story series
(scroll to bottom).
We are thrilled to give you a hint of what to expect with the Summit & Festival. See more videos at our YouTube Channel
If you or someone you know has a story video that you want us to see, then let us know by emailing email@example.com.
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