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The Big Why Panel: Historical Storytelling meets Humanities - virtual experience

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The Big Why Panel: Historical Storytelling meets Humanities - virtual experience

Historical storytelling and presentations were part of a movement starting in the 1870s, not long after the Civil War when the nation was divided. This Panel delves into the “whys” of this method of connecting as human beings.

This Virtual Panel would delve into the “whys” of this method of connecting as human beings of historical presentations. People needed a way to connect and be unified again by seeing and hearing people’s stories that may or may not share the same views.  We would then compare to how popular this method is today and what we can expect of this in the future.  How will we be able to “walk in their shoes” as is the meaning of Chautauqua storytelling?

Dr. Caroliese Frink Reed is

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