Personal Responses to Covid-19: A Digital Storytelling Workshop Using the Smithsonian Learning Lab

Co-facilitators Dr. Antonia Liguori (Loughborough University, UK) and Dr. Philippa Rappoport (Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access) will demonstrate a variety of techniques to incorporate personal experiences in the exploration and use of museum resources. They will share how the Smithsonian Learning Lab and Digital Storytelling (DS) can be used together to access digital resources, build learning experiences, and cultivate collaboration and community over distance. This

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How true-life storytelling clubs responded to the lockdown – participation and interaction

by Kristina Gavran As a PhD researcher, for the last three years, I have been exploring TrueLife Storytelling in the UK and the clubs that organise performance events. On these events, amateurs, re-defined as Life-Expert performers, tell short personal stories on stage. The clubs provide the context for this unique type of storytelling, and the events gather audiences of 20

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Digital Storytelling with Museum Objects in the Smithsonian Learning Lab

Dr Antonia Liguori, Loughborough University, and Dr Philippa Rappoport, Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access, will facilitate a workshop at the RDM and Data Sharing/Openness in The Arts – Virtual Forum. The conference is hosted by the University of Edinburgh’s Digital Curation Centre, a world-leading centre of expertise in digital information curation with a focus on building capacity, capability

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Full-Time PhD Studentship in Storytelling, Animation and Mental Health Literacy

We are currently inviting applications for a fully-funded 3-year PhD studentship, based in the School of Design and Creative Arts at Loughborough University. The studentship is based within the Storytelling Academy which conducts research into the application of storytelling in the key areas of health, environment, education and social justice. The studentship is linked to an Arts and Humanities Research

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