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

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Presented by Story Crossroads and Utah Humanities at Online/Virtual Space

Jun 20 2020
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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This free panel is geared for teenagers/adults though will still be family-friendly. Donations are accepted here:  https://storycrossroads.square.site/

Please complete this online form to let us know you are virtually attending and let us know any questions you want to ask!

Call/text questions to Rachel Hedman at 801-870-5799 or email info@storycrossroads.org.

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This will be set-up through Zoom and multi-streamed to YouTube, Facebook, and Twitch. Only the panelists, moderator, and ASL interpreters will be on the Zoom in gallery view. Attendees will choose YouTube, Facebook, or Twitch as their means to watch as well as being able to make comments or ask questions in the moment.

Please complete this online form to let us know you are virtually attending and let us know any questions you want to ask!

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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  • Ol' Bess (portrayed by Sheila Arnold)

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  • This is a 32-second teaser about The Big Why Panel.

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