Director, World Storytelling Institute
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Online Recordings of Videoconferences
26 Feb 2020.
Part of Session 1 of the Feb-May 2020 edition of World Storytelling Institute's 11-session videoconference course on "Storytelling Therapy: Also known as, Storytelling for Counselling and Coaching." The recording is here.
13 Feb 2020.
As an event in Chennai Storytelling Festival 2020, we had a Seminar on "Ways of Using Storytelling To Teach Various Subjects".
Barry Stewart Mann -- in Atlanta, Georgia, USA – kindly joined us via videoconference and gave presentations relating to teaching Math, and teaching about "Restorative
Regarding the latter topic, Barry told a Tamil folk tale, "The Fish Brother," and then led us in a wonderful role-play relating to the story.
Barry begins telling the story at 34:00. The role-play process begins at 38:45, and continues to the end of the recording at 52:00.
The recording is here (52 minutes).
11th Feb 2020.
This was the Chennai Storytelling Festival 2020 Videoconference Conversation. Topics included:
"Storytelling and Videoconferencing".
The recording is here (64 minutes).
6 Feb 2019.
This was the Chennai Storytelling Festival 2019 Videoconference Conversation. Topics included:
"Storytelling for Creativity, Teaching, Training, and Healing"
and "Living, Thinking, and Telling Mythically".
The recording is here (78 minutes).
6 Feb 2018.
This was the Chennai Storytelling Festival 2018 Videoconference Conversation. Topics included:
1) The theme of CSF 2018, "Storytelling for Teaching, Training, and Healing: Helping to Activate the Listener"; and
2) The state of the global Storytelling Revival.
The participants were:
1) Sonia Carmona Tapia -- Seville, Spain.
2) Tim Sheppard -- Bristol, England.
3) Regina Ress -- New York City, USA.
4) Shiuly Kisku -- Mumbai.
5) Rony Banerjee -- Patna.
6) Krishna Chaitanya -- Hyderabad.
7) Aparna Athreya -- Bangalore.
8) Sowmya Srinivasa -- Bangalore.
9) Radha Viswanathan -- Chennai
10) Eric Miller -- Chennai
11) Cathryn Fairlee -- Chennai (based near San Francisco, California, USA).
The recording is here (75 minutes).
18 October 2017.
This videoconference was a session in the Fall 2017 edition of a Course I (Dr Eric Miller) teach via (Zoom) videoconference. The Course title is, "Storytelling Therapy". In addition to therapeutic applications, the methods studied and taught in this Course are also useful for: Training in Life Skills, Soft Skills, and Communication Skills; Life Coaching; and Facilitating Personality Development. The Spring 2018 edition of the Course is scheduled to begin on Wed 21 Feb 2018.
The recording of the videoconference is here .
Course info is here.
Course Readings are here.
20 March 2017.
This videoconference was hosted by the Bangalore Storytelling Society. It occurred on World Storytelling Day 2017. The theme was Transformations. There were six Storytellers. Additional info about the videoconference is here. The recording of the videoconference is here .
At 1:08:00, I (Dr Eric Miller) begin to tell a story.
At 1:16:30, we begin to talk about the story.
At 1:18:50, we begin to talk about technology.
7 Feb 2017.
Videoconference discussion about 1) Storytelling in the World Today, 2) Storytelling for Teaching-and-learning, and 3) Therapeutic Uses of Storytelling". The videoconference's Guest Co-host is Regina Ress, in Chennai. Info about, and a link to a recording of, this videoconference is here. This was an event in Chennai Storytelling Festival 2017.
Videoconference discussion, and telling of stories, about Strong and Clever Girls and Women, on World Storytelling Day 2016. To see-and-hear a recording of the videoconference, please click here. Participant Kathy Redman led the other participants in a story-composing activity (relating to a photo), beginning at 37:20. Additional info about this event is here.
Videoconference discussion about Ways Storytelling can be a form of Communication, and The Storytelling Revival today. Info about, and a link to a recording of, this videoconference is here. The videoconference's Guest Co-host is Ruth Stotter, in Chennai. This was an event in Chennai Storytelling Festival 2016.
Videoconference discussion about Using Storytelling to Teach Languages. Info about, and a link to a recording of, this videoconference is here. The videoconference's Guest Co-host is Richard Martin, in Chennai. This was an event in Chennai Storytelling Festival 2015.
Videoconference discussion about Dragons and other Monsters, on World Storytelling Day 2014. Info about, and a link to a recording of, this videoconference is here.
Videoconference discussion about Storytelling and Healing. Info about, and a link to a recording of, this videoconference is here. This event previewed Chennai Storytelling Festival 2014.
The participants are high school students in Chennai, and Burlington, Wisconsin, USA. Students discuss their identities as expressed through their language use (sayings, proverbs, etc) and other cultural practices. Event notes are here, and the recording is here.
The participants are college students in Chennai, and Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia). Students discuss their identities as expressed through their language use (sayings, proverbs, etc) and other cultural practices. The recording is here.
The participants are people in Chennai, and Bloomington (Indiana, USA). The event concerns the Mahabharata, and features a professional Mahabharata storyteller on the Chennai side. Event notes are here, and the videoconference recording is here (the event begins at 20:50 into the recording).
Videoconference Theory (including electronic drawing and image-processing; 3 minutes).
Movement in Videoconferencing (including super-imposition of participants' frames; 3 minutes).
Yuendumu and Philadelphia (2 minutes).
Nine songs (14 minutes).
Story of the Six Men (including a Tamil language lesson; 16 minutes).
Videoconferencing in Popular Culture (excerpts from cartoons, TV shows, and movies; 8 minutes).