Festival of Arts and Ideas: Storytelling

 

USAO Ballroom (2nd Floor: Student Center) | 7:30p
Free and open to the public, refreshments served
 
With roots that stretch back before the written word, stories form the spine of the human experience as they entertain, educate and inform our experience of who we are and what we mean.
 
Presentation topics will include
 
Storytelling:  Memory, Identity, Narrative and the Quest for Meaning –
The (De)evolution of the Hero:  A Search for Meaning Within the Modern Context
Woody Guthrie:  Stories in Song
"One Time, This Guy I Knew": Urban Legends as Markers for Social Norms-
 What Words are Needed for a Story?
Enraptured by Raptors:  How One Woman's Story Inspired a Movement to Save an American Symbol
Personal narratives from Quang Van Tran and Jacquelyn Knapp
Emcees: Dr. Dan Hanson and Katie Davis
 
The Festival of Arts and Ideas is made possible through the generous support of the Masonic Charity Foundation of Oklahoma’s Endowment for Cultural Enrichment held at the USAO Foundation, Inc.
 
Date: 
03/11/2013 - 7:30pm - 03/12/2013 - 9:00pm