African storytellers … a large view

storytellers themselves:

about and around storytellers:

  • 2011 WSCADV Annual Conference: Closing Keynote, 44.09 min: From “Worlds Apart” to “A Lot Like You” – Moving towards an integrated understanding of our self, our work and our world. Director Eliaichi Kimaro reflects on the power of personal storytelling to mobilize people, ignite dialogue, and contribute to the groundswell that leads to change … September 21, 2011;
  • The Storyteller with Professor Harold Scheub, 53.16 min: Forty years ago, Harold Scheub, professor of African Oral and Written literatures at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, walked thousands of miles along the soutmin; heastern coast of Africa recording native storytellers of the Xhosa, Swati, Ndebele and Zulu peoples. In this program, Professor Scheub tells the story of his journey and of the storytellers, using his original photography, video and audio recordings;
  • African-American Multigenerational Storytelling Workshop in Arlington VA, 78.38 min: This African-American multigenerational storytelling event was sponsored by the Friends of the Arlington (VA) Public Library and was part of the Tell Arlington’s Story initiative;
  • Before It’s Too Late, Dogs Cats and Horny Beasts, 45.28 min: We travel to South Africa to witness the fight to save some of that countries most endangered species. The cheetah. The elephant. The rhino. The Painted Dog. All of whom are on the edge of extinction;
  • African-American Criticism (21.), 53.57 min: In this lecture, Professor Paul Fry examines trends in African-American criticism through the lens of Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Toni Morrison. A brief history of African-American literature and criticism is undertaken, and the relationship of both to feminist theory is explicated. The problems in cultural and identity studies of essentialism, “the identity queue,” expropriation, and biology are surveyed, with particular attention paid to the work of Michael Cooke and Morrison’s reading of Huckleberry Finn …  (full text chapters 1 to 7) … (Complete course materials are available at Open Yale courses);
  • Mobile in Africa: Doing HCI Differently in the … , 39.10 min: ABSTRACT – Using Case studies and examples, this talk looks at the challenges of applying standard HCI techniques in a developing world context. We look at how HCI can have a fantastic impact on communities in the developing world, but there is still some way to go in understanding how HCI can best benefit the developing world … ;
  • Lecture 7: African-American Freedom Struggle (Stanford), 81.31 min: Lecture 7 of Clay Carson’s Introduction to African-American History Course (HIST 166) concentrating on the Modern Freedom Struggle (Fall 2007). This class session is a guest lecture by Awele Makeba on “The Women Who Made the Montgomery Movement”. Recorded October 16, 2007 at Stanford University … ;
  • Meanwhile, back at the ranch … , 70.44 min: … what scholars can learn from novelists – and journalists – about storytelling … ;
  • Our World: In Search of a Lost Princess, 74.50 min: … The grandchildren of a South African woman claimed that their deceased grandmother was the Grand Duchess of Russia … ;

… and so on …


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