Monday, July 14, 2008

Oral Traditions Graduate Course at GIAL

Dr Karl Franklin is heading another graduate course called Oral traditions and Literature from August 22 through October 17, 2008 at the Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics in South Dallas.

The course will include the following topics:
  • the perception and power of storytelling
  • storytelling in knowledge-based organizations
  • cultural aspects of storytelling (including history and folktales)
  • encouraging and evaluating language viability through storytelling
  • semantics and storytelling - determining what a story means
  • Bible storytelling
  • storytelling in drama, music and other media
  • storytelling as an integral part of language development


Brother Wolf said...
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Brother Wolf said...

If anyone is interested in learning about the art of storytelling they can check out my blog and podcast on that subject at

im - it's been a while between posts - keep it up! We need more of the good stuff examining how storytelling plays such a key role in our lives.

Eric Wolf