Storytellers' Institute 2015: Family
June 1- July 2
"The purpose of a storyteller is not to tell you how to think, but to give you questions
to think upon."
― Brandon Sanderson, The Way of Kings
"If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten."
― Rudyard Kipling, The Collected Works
2015 Theme | The Storytellers | Public Events | Slideshow
Through a Lens Darkly, Photo: J. Pinderhughes
Institute Fellows (Yvonne Welbon, Carolyn Macartney, Jonna McKone, and Evan Roberts) and Institute Associates (Chris D. Moore, Nicky Tavares and Adam Tinkle) join Skidmore faculty and student Scholars to workshop, advance projects, and find inspiration as Saratoga Springs springs into summer.
Storytellers' Institute Presents...
- Keynote: June 8 and 9, Thomas Allen Harris
- June 8, 7 pm, screening of award-winning documentary film, Through A Lens Darkly, followed by director's talk
- June 9, 1-4pm, Digitial Diaspora workshop, gathering photo album stories from the community, Tang Teaching Museum
- June 9, 8 pm, Digital Diaspora Family Reunion Roadshow highlights stories told
- Master Documentarian: June 15, Jim Metzner
- June 15, 7pm, The Magic of Sound, Filene Recital Hall, Filene Hall
- June 16 lead a listening walk for early-moring risers (reservation required)
- June 5, An evening with Yvonne Welbon, 7pm, Davis Auditorium
- June 12, Carolyn Macartney, Wanda the Wonderful, 7pm, Davis Auditorium
- June 16, Chris D. Moore, Nicky Tavares and Adam Tinkle, exhibition opening, 7pm, Case Gallery
- June 19, Evan Roberts, Arvind, 7pm, Davis Auditorium
- June 24-28, Jonna McKone, exhibition; reception June 26, 6-8pm, Case Gallery