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-moz-background-clip: initial;-moz-background-inline-policy: initial; -moz-background-origin: initial;background-position-x: 0%;background-position-y:50%; background-attachment:scroll'> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/22.html">Storytelling Workshops for Adults</a>, and <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/22a.html">Teenagers</a> <o:p></o:p></span></p> </td> <td valign=top style='background:#33CCFF;padding:2.0pt 2.0pt 2.0pt 2.0pt; -moz-background-clip: initial;-moz-background-inline-policy: initial; -moz-background-origin: initial;background-position-x: 0%;background-position-y:50%; background-attachment:scroll'> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/22b.html">Storytelling Classes for Children</a> <o:p></o:p></span></p> </td> <td valign=top style='background:#33CCFF;padding:2.0pt 2.0pt 2.0pt 2.0pt; -moz-background-clip: initial;-moz-background-inline-policy: initial; -moz-background-origin: initial;background-position-x: 0%;background-position-y:50%; background-attachment:scroll'> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/#ws">Custom-made Workshops (for Teachers, Corporates, etc) </a><o:p></o:p></span></p> </td> </tr> <tr style='mso-yfti-irow:1'> <td valign=top style='background:#33CCFF;padding:2.0pt 2.0pt 2.0pt 2.0pt; -moz-background-clip: initial;-moz-background-inline-policy: initial; -moz-background-origin: initial;background-position-x: 0%;background-position-y:50%; background-attachment:scroll'> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:12.0pt'><span style='font-size: 12.0pt'><a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/#4">Recent Activities</a><o:p></o:p></span></p> </td> <td valign=top style='background:#33CCFF;padding:2.0pt 2.0pt 2.0pt 2.0pt; -moz-background-clip: initial;-moz-background-inline-policy: initial; -moz-background-origin: initial;background-position-x: 0%;background-position-y:50%; background-attachment:scroll'> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/01.html">Mission Statement</a><br> <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/01.html"><br> </a><o:p></o:p></span></p> </td> <td valign=top style='background:#33CCFF;padding:2.0pt 2.0pt 2.0pt 2.0pt; -moz-background-clip: initial;-moz-background-inline-policy: initial; -moz-background-origin: initial;background-position-x: 0%;background-position-y:50%; background-attachment:scroll'> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/#5">Chennai Storytelling Association</a><o:p></o:p></span></p> </td> <td valign=top style='background:#33CCFF;padding:2.0pt 2.0pt 2.0pt 2.0pt; -moz-background-clip: initial;-moz-background-inline-policy: initial; -moz-background-origin: initial;background-position-x: 0%;background-position-y:50%; background-attachment:scroll'> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><a href="http://www.indianstorytellingnetwork.org/">Indian Storytelling Network</a><a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/#7"><br> </a><o:p></o:p></span></p> </td> </tr> <tr style='mso-yfti-irow:2;mso-yfti-lastrow:yes'> <td valign=top style='background:#33CCFF;padding:2.0pt 2.0pt 2.0pt 2.0pt; -moz-background-clip: initial;-moz-background-inline-policy: initial; -moz-background-origin: initial;background-position-x: 0%;background-position-y:50%; background-attachment:scroll'> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/#6">Press</a>,<br> <span style='color:#3333FF'>and</span> <br> <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/#e">Writings by WSI Director</a><o:p></o:p></span></p> </td> <td valign=top style='background:#33CCFF;padding:2.0pt 2.0pt 2.0pt 2.0pt; -moz-background-clip: initial;-moz-background-inline-policy: initial; -moz-background-origin: initial;background-position-x: 0%;background-position-y:50%; background-attachment:scroll'> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:12.0pt'><span style='font-size: 12.0pt'><a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/#8">Storytelling Tourism: Places of Kannagi Tour</a><o:p></o:p></span></p> </td> <td valign=top style='background:#33CCFF;padding:2.0pt 2.0pt 2.0pt 2.0pt; -moz-background-clip: initial;-moz-background-inline-policy: initial; -moz-background-origin: initial;background-position-x: 0%;background-position-y:50%; background-attachment:scroll'> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/#9">Proposed Living Museum near Marina Beach</a><o:p></o:p></span></p> </td> <td valign=top style='background:#33CCFF;padding:2.0pt 2.0pt 2.0pt 2.0pt; -moz-background-clip: initial;-moz-background-inline-policy: initial; -moz-background-origin: initial;background-position-x: 0%;background-position-y:50%; background-attachment:scroll'> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/#10">Staff Bio-Data</a> <o:p></o:p></span></p> </td> </tr> </table> </div> <p class=MsoNormal align=center style='margin-left:30.0pt;text-align:center'><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><br> <br> <br> </span><b><span style='font-size:16.0pt'>World Storytelling Institute</span></b><span style='font-size:16.0pt'> <o:p></o:p></span></p> <div style='margin-left:30.0pt'> <p class=MsoNormal align=center style='margin-bottom:12.0pt;text-align:center'><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Nungambakkam, Chennai<br> <a href="http://www.storytellingandvideoconferencing.com/">Dr Eric Miller (PhD in Folklore)</a>, Director<br> &nbsp;98403 94282 ,&nbsp; 044 4208 0890<br> info@storytellinginstitute.org<br> www.storytellinginstitute.org<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Welcome!<a name=0></a><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b><span style='color:#33CC00'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:#33CC00'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b><span style='font-size:9.0pt;color:#33CC00'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b><span style='font-size:16.0pt;color:#33CC00'>Upcoming Events in Chennai<o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b><span style='font-size:16.0pt;color:#33CC00'>and via Videoconference<o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b><span style='font-size:16.0pt;color:#33CC00'>(August 2018 onward)</span></b><b><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:#33CC00'><br style='mso-special-character:line-break'> <![if !supportLineBreakNewLine]><br style='mso-special-character:line-break'> <![endif]></span></b><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Info about regularly-scheduled Storytelling activities by various individuals and organisations in Chennai is <a href="http://www.indianstorytellingnetwork.org/Chennai.html#Ongoing">here</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>***<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>1) &quot;<b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'>A Young People's Storytelling-Theatre Production</b>&quot;<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>The Poster is <a href="http://storytellinginstitute.org/theatre.jpg">here</a>. <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>(Training / Rehearsals / Performance).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Saturdays, 3pm-4:30pm.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><u><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>18 August</span></u><span style='font-size:12.0pt'> to 8 Dec (17 sessions). <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Location: Chetpet, Chennai.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Trainers/Directors: <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><a href="http://www.indianstorytellingnetwork.org/Chennai.html#Sheetal">Ms Sheetal Rayathatha</a> (for Children ages 5 to 8).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><a href="http://www.indianstorytellingnetwork.org/Chennai.html#Pretigaya">Ms Pretigaya Haran</a> (for Children ages 9 to 12). <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><a href="http://www.indianstorytellingnetwork.org/Chennai.html#Eric">Dr Eric Miller</a> (for Teenagers).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>For info, please call 98403 94282.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>2) &quot;<b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><a href="http://storytellinginstitute.org/1to9Sept2018.html">Jungian Psychodrama Workshops -- </a></b></span><span class=MsoHyperlink><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight: normal'><o:p></o:p></b></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span class=MsoHyperlink><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight: normal'><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><a href="http://storytellinginstitute.org/1to9Sept2018.html">Dreams, Fairytales, Epics, and You!</a></span></b></span><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;.</span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Presented by the Indian Institute of Psychodrama (with assistance from the World Storytelling Institute).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Sat 1st to Sun 9th Sept.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Nungambakkam, Chennai.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>3) <b style='mso-bidi-font-weight: normal'><a href="http://storytellingandvideoconferencing.com/22a.html">Storytelling Therapy Course for Adults.</a> </b><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Via <b style='mso-bidi-font-weight: normal'>Videoconference</b>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><u><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Wednesday 19 Sept</span></u><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>, onward.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>4:30pm-6pm.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>12 weekly sessions.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Trainer: Dr Eric.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-family: Arial'>Storytelling Therapy involves helping clients to work with stories that relate to their experiences.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Applications of these methods include:<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-family: Arial;color:maroon'>*<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Training in Life Skills, Soft Skills, and Communication Skills.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-family: Arial;color:maroon'>*<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Life Coaching.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-family: Arial;color:maroon'>*<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Facilitating Personality Development.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-family: Arial;color:maroon'>*<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Facilitating Healing.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-family: Arial;color:maroon'>*<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Psychological Counselling.</span><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><a name=a></a><a name=b></a><span style='font-size: 12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>4) <b style='mso-bidi-font-weight: normal'><a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/22.html">Storytelling Workshop for Adults.</a> </b><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><u><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Sunday 7 October</span></u><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>, onward.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>10am-Noon.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>8 weekly sessions.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Via <b style='mso-bidi-font-weight: normal'>Videoconference</b>; or in Nungambakkam, Chennai.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Trainer: Dr Eric.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/27a.html">&quot;Developing a Culture of Partnership&quot;,</a><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><u><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/27a.html">2-day or 3-day Storytelling Workshop for Adults.</a></span></u></b><span style='font-size: 12.0pt'><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>* Storytelling. <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>* Storytelling for Personality Development.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>* Storytelling for Teaching and Learning. <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Date and Location by request.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Trainer: Dr Eric.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>***<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><a name=CCD></a><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:blue'>Storytelling by and for Adults -- Open-mic.</span></b><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:blue'><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><u><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Monday 6 August</span></u><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>6pm-7pm.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Location:<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Cafe Coffee Day Square -- on Khader Nawaz Khan Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Today's topic:<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;I just had to wait&quot;.</span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family: "Times New Roman"'><o:p></o:p></span></i></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Format:<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>The Storytelling Host would tell a story, and then there would be an open mic (ten minute time-limit per Storyteller).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Kinds of stories that could be told include:<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Personal-experience stories.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Historical stories.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Grandmother stories.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Creative Original stories.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>One could tell, or just listen.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Admission:<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Rs 150.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>No need to reserve seats -- please just come by.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>***<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b><u><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>8-session Storytelling Workshops for Adults</span></u></b><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><br> <br> This is our flagship Workshop.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>This Workshop typically occurs on 8 consecutive Sunday mornings, 10am to Noon.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman"'>The Workshop is designed especially for Parents, Teachers, Coaches, Trainers, Therapists, Performers, Creative Writers, Tour Guides, Professional Storytellers, and People interested in becoming any of the above. <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman"'>Two recent articles about the Workshop are <a href="http://tinyurl.com/mktandt">here</a> and <a href="http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-features/tp-metroplus/tell-a-tale/article7781521.ece">here</a> .</span><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Info about the upcoming edition of this Workshop is <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/22.html">here</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><a name=ws></a><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><u><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Additional Storytelling Workshops for Adults</span></u></b><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><br> <a href="http://www.storytellingandvideoconferencing.com/97.html"><br> </a><a href="http://www.storytellingandvideoconferencing.com/97.html">&quot;Storytelling Workshop for People in the Business World&quot;</a><br> <br> <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/12.html">&quot;Storytelling Workshop for Teachers&quot;</a><span style='color:black'><br> <br> </span><a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/11.html">&quot;Storytelling for Parents and Children Together&quot;</a><br> <br> <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/10.html">&quot;Introduction to Storytelling, and Coaching Your Storytelling&quot;</a><br> <br> <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/17.pdf">&quot;Story Workshop for Screenplay Writers&quot; (and Others in the Fields of Stage and Screen).</a><br> <br> <span style='mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'>Storytelling Workshops</span> can be custom-made for <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>1) Educators,<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>2) Parents, <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>3) Parents and Children together <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>(Family Storytelling Workshops), <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>5) Psychological Counsellors,<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>6) Soft / Life / Communication Skills Trainers.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>7) Members of Communities or Organisations.&nbsp; <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>These Workshops could include video recording and playback for study purposes. <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><u><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Storytelling Training for Adults via Videoconference</span></u></b><span style='font-size:12.0pt'> <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Info is <a href="http://www.storytellingandvideoconferencing.com/22.html">here</a><a name=aa></a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><br> <b><u>Topics in Storytelling Workshops include</u></b>:<br> <br> Story Content --<br> Types of Stories. &nbsp;Finding and Creating Stories. &nbsp;<br> Elements of Stories. &nbsp;<br> Symbols in Stories. &nbsp;<br> Story Structure. &nbsp;<br> Story and Place. &nbsp;Story and Community. &nbsp;<br> Story and the Past. &nbsp;Story and the Future. &nbsp;<br> Story and Personality Development. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;<br> <br> Story Performance --<br> Breathing/Singing/Moving and Storytelling. &nbsp;<br> Styles of Speaking in Storytelling. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;<br> Acting-out Characters (Role-playing). &nbsp;<br> Audience-Participation in Storytelling.&nbsp; <br> Singing-and-moving Stories. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; <br> Story Mapping/Painting/Drawing.<br> Ways of Coaching Storytelling. &nbsp;<br> Storytelling accompanied by Illustrations, Puppets, and Props.<br> <br> Among the types of stories Workshop participants explore and tell are,<br> 1) Traditional stories (folktales, epics, legends, myths, etc);<br> 2) Personal-experience stories, and<br> 3) Original creative stories.<a name=4></a><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-pagination:none;tab-stops:.5in 1.0in 1.5in 2.0in 2.5in 3.0in 3.5in 4.0in 4.5in 5.0in 5.5in 6.0in; mso-layout-grid-align:none;text-autospace:none'><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight: normal'><span style='font-size:16.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;color:#33CC00'>Recent Activities <o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-pagination:none;tab-stops:.5in 1.0in 1.5in 2.0in 2.5in 3.0in 3.5in 4.0in 4.5in 5.0in 5.5in 6.0in; mso-layout-grid-align:none;text-autospace:none'><span style='font-size:12.0pt; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><u><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>10 April 2018<o:p></o:p></span></u></b></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'>Storytelling Workshop on Rhythm, Melody, and Rhyme in Speech; and on Rhythm in Movement</b>&quot;, conducted by Dr Eric, WSI Director.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Workshop details are <a href="http://storytellinginstitute.org/23w.html">here</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><u><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-family:Arial'>2 to 11 Feb 2018<o:p></o:p></span></u></b></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-family: Arial'>Chennai Storytelling Festival 2018</span></i></b><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-family:Arial'>.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>This was the 6th annual edition of CSF.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Info about all 6 editions is CSF is <a href="http://storytellinginstitute.org/123.html">here</a>. <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><u><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:maroon'>Nov 2017<o:p></o:p></span></u></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:maroon;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'>A <a href="http://storytellinginstitute.org/27a.pdf">Case Study</a> of a client of a participant in Dr Eric's <b><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Storytelling Therapy</i> </b>videoconference course (Fall 2017 edition), including the Healing Story: &quot;Budur and the Moon Rabbit.&quot;<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>All written primarily by the participant and her client.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><u><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-family:Arial'>15 Oct 2017<o:p></o:p></span></u></b></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-family: Arial'>Dr Eric began conducting a 10-session Workshop for Teenagers on <b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Creative Writing and Storytelling</i></b>, plus tips on Study Skills and Writing Research Essays.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>The Workshop handout consisted of these four files:<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;color:black;background:white'>1) <a href="http://storytellinginstitute.org/323a.pdf">Notes on Creative Writing and Storytelling</a></span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;color:black'>.<br> <span style='background:white'>2) <a href="http://storytellinginstitute.org/323b.pdf">Reasons to Engage in Creative Writing</a></span>.<span style='background:white'><o:p></o:p></span></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;color:black;background:white'>3) <a href="http://storytellinginstitute.org/324a.pdf">Study Skills: Writing Notes and Preparing for Exams</a></span><span style='font-size:12.0pt; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial; color:black'>.<br> <span style='background:white'>4) <a href="http://storytellinginstitute.org/324b.pdf">Research Essay Components and Structure</a></span><br> <span style='background:white'>All four of the above links are <a href="http://storytellinginstitute.org/323.html">here</a></span>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:4.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;color:black'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;color:black'>Incidentally, links to essays relating to <b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Storytelling for Teaching-and-learning</i></b> are <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/23e.html">here</a>.</span><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><u><span style='font-size:12.0pt; mso-bidi-font-family:Arial'><o:p></o:p></span></u></b></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><u><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>13 Sept 2017<o:p></o:p></span></u></b></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-family: Arial'>Dr Eric began teaching a 13-session Course on <b style='mso-bidi-font-weight: normal'><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Storytelling Therapy</i></b> via videoconference.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>This Course is occurring during the Fall 2017 semester (Sept-Dec).<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>It would also be offered during the Spring 2018 semester (Jan-April).<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>The Course is described <a href="http://www.storytellingandvideoconferencing.com/22a.html">here</a>.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Course readings are <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/215.html">here</a>.</span><span style='font-size:12.0pt'> <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><u><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-family:Arial'>27 Aug 2017<o:p></o:p></span></u></b></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-family: Arial'>The 10th Annual &quot;Living Statues of Marina Beach&quot; Walking Tour</span></i></b><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-family:Arial'>.</span></i><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-family:Arial'><span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Photos are <a href="http://tinyurl.com/yae8ebwm">here</a> and <a href="http://tinyurl.com/y7w8yepo">here</a>.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Additional info about the event, including the suggested scripts (in English), is <a href="http://storytellinginstitute.org/28.html">here</a>.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>The Poster is <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/17a.jpg">here</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><u><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-family:Arial'>26 Aug 2017, onward.<o:p></o:p></span></u></b></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-family: Arial'>Dr Eric began conducting a Workshop on <b style='mso-bidi-font-weight: normal'><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Storytelling for Tamil Parents Living around the World</i></b>, via videoconference.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>6 weekly sessions (90-minutes per session).<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>A focus is on assisting participants to inspire their children to learn about Tamil culture and language through stories and storytelling. (The Workshop is occuring mostly in English language.) <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><u><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>15 to 17 Feb 2017<o:p></o:p></span></u></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><i><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black; background:white'>Annual International Conference on Expressive Arts Therapy</span></i></b><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family: "Times New Roman";color:black;background:white'>&nbsp;presented by the Psychology Dept of Women's Christian College, Chennai; and the East West Center for Counselling and Training, Chennai (First edition)<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>--<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing style='margin-left:42.0pt'><span style='font-size:4.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Participation by Dr Eric Miller (Director, World Storytelling Institute; and Assistant Director, East West Center for Counselling and Training) included: <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:4.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing style='margin-left:42.0pt'><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>1)<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><a href="http://storytellinginstitute.org/28a.pdf">Handout</a> for the full-day Pre-conference Workshop on &quot;Storytelling for Self-Development&quot;.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing style='margin-left:42.0pt'><span style='font-size:4.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing style='margin-left:42.0pt'><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>2)<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Conference <a href="http://storytellinginstitute.org/28b.html">Inaugural Address</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing style='margin-left:42.0pt'><span style='font-size:4.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing style='margin-left:42.0pt'><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>3)<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><a href="http://storytellinginstitute.org/28c.html">Notes</a> for a presentation on storytelling in the Panel on <i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Self Discovery through Expressive Arts for Human Resource Development.</i><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing style='margin-left:42.0pt'><span style='font-size:4.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing style='margin-left:42.0pt'><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>4)<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><a href="http://storytellinginstitute.org/28d.html">Notes</a> for a presentation of his paper, &quot;Story and Storytelling in Storytelling Therapy and Expressive Arts Therapy&quot;.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing style='margin-left:42.0pt'><span style='font-size:4.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing style='margin-left:42.0pt'><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>5)<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>&quot;<a href="http://storytellinginstitute.org/368.pdf">Story and Storytelling in Storytelling Therapy and Expressive Arts Therapy</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>paper published in the Conference proceedings.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><u><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>3 to 12 Feb 2017<o:p></o:p></span></u></b></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Chennai Storytelling Festival 2017</span></b><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Festival info -- including the Festival schedule, and links to photos of performances -- is <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/2017.html">here</a>. <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><u><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>2 Oct 2016<o:p></o:p></span></u></b></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>The WSI hosted a Workshop on <b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'>&quot;Using Fairytale and Myth in Drama-and-Movement Therapy</b>&quot;.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>The Workshop is described <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/22e.html">here</a>.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>A review of the Workshop is <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/22ee.html">here</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><u><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>28 August 2016<o:p></o:p></span></u></b></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Some photos of the <b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'>9th Annual &quot;Living Statues of Marina Beach&quot; Walking Tour </b>are <a href="https://www.facebook.com/LivingStatuesofMarinaBeachHeritageWalk">here</a>.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>The Walk features brief dramatic enactments -- in Tamil and English -- of 6 statues.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>The suggested scripts (in English) are <a href="http://storytellinginstitute.org/28.html">here</a>.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>The Walk is facilitated by the WSI, and this year's edition was an event in <a href="http://themadrasday.in/">Madras Week 2016</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><u><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>May 2016<o:p></o:p></span></u></b></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>A list of Storytelling Instructors in Summer Camps in Chennai is <a href="http://www.indianstorytellingnetwork.org/chennai2016.html">here</a>.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>An article about this is <a href="http://www.indianstorytellingnetwork.org/chennai2016a.jpg">here</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><u><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>2 May 2016<o:p></o:p></span></u></b></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Storytelling by and for Adults.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>At Caf Coffee Day Square, Chennai.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:4.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>A description of the series is <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/27.htm">here</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:4.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Links to 5 articles about these events are <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/27.htm">here</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:4.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Some of the topics have been:<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:4.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>* August 2016, <b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'>&quot;It happened in Chennai&quot;</b>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>* July 2016, <b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'>&quot;Things one loves to do&quot;</b>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>* June 2016, &quot;<b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'>Patience is a virtue ... sometimes</b>&quot;.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>* May 2016, &quot;<b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'>The importance of gentleness</b>&quot;.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>* April 2016, &quot;<b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'>The straw that broke the camel's back</b>&quot;.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>* Aug 2014, &quot;<b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'>The moment I decided to live in Chennai</b>&quot; (an event in Madras Week 2014).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>A photo is <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/2014mwA.jpg">here</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>* July 2014,&quot;<b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'>A dream come true</b>&quot;.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>* June 2014, &quot;<b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'>An eye-opening experience</b>&quot;.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>* March 2014, &quot;<b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'>Real-life adventure stories</b>&quot;.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>* Feb 2014, &quot;<b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'>I made it look easy</b>&quot;.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>* Jan 2014, &quot;<b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'>If at first you don't succeed, try, try again</b>&quot;.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>* Dec 2013, &quot;<b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'>The best gift I ever gave or received</b>&quot;.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>* Nov 2013, &quot;<b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'>The day I became human</b>&quot;.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Photos are <a href="http://tinyurl.com/mt3onxv">here</a>.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><u><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family: Arial'>April 2016<o:p></o:p></span></u></b></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>The WSI collaborated with <a href="https://www.facebook.com/KriFoundation.madras">The Paintbox</a> (a team of painters) and local people, to paint a mural on a wall near WSI headquarters.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>The title of the mural is &quot;Art Gallery in a Jungle&quot;.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Images of the mural are <a href="http://tinyurl.com/hfq4hvf">here</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><u><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>9 February 2016 (going back to 1999)<o:p></o:p></span></u></b></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/av.html">Online recordings of videoconferences</a> co-facilitated by WSI director Dr Eric.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><u><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>5-14 February 2016<o:p></o:p></span></u></b></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Info about <i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Chennai Storytelling Festival 2016</i> is <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/123.html">here</a>.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>(Info about the 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2017 editions of the Festival is also there.)<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:4.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Approximately 35 people led Storytelling Workshops in CSF 2016.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Guidelines for leading a basic &quot;Storytelling Workshop&quot; are <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/2016.htm">here</a>.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>A list of 20 &quot;Storytelling Workshop Activities&quot; is <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/2.html">here</a>.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><u><o:p></o:p></u></b></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><u><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>November 2015<o:p></o:p></span></u></b></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;Storytelling Therapy&quot; Workshop in New Delhi, at Children First.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>For the Flier, please click <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/Delhi_Workshop.pdf">here</a>.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>For an essay (4 pages) on the topic, please click <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/64.pdf">here</a>. <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><u><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>June 2015<o:p></o:p></span></u></b></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>The WSI's &quot;Storytelling in Schools (and Colleges)&quot; initiative is described <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/12.htm">here</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:4.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Links to articles providing evidence that storytelling activities can help students to improve their general academic abilities are <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/37.html">here</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:4.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Included on this webpage are links to Dr Eric's essays, <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/2015e.pdf">Ways Storytelling Can Be Used for Teaching-and-Learning</a>&quot;,<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>and <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/2015a.pdf">Ways Verbal Play such as Storytelling and Word-games Can Be Used for Teaching-and-learning Languages</a>&quot;.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><u><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>20 March 2015</span></u></b><span style='font-size: 12.0pt'><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Storytelling_Day">World Storytelling Day</a> 2015 was celebrated in Chennai at the University of Madras.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>15 Storytellers (members of the <i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Chennai Storytellers</i>) told on this year's theme, which was &quot;wishes&quot;.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>The event was supported by the WSI, and WSI director Dr Eric also performed.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>A photo of the event is <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/WSD_2015_in_Chennai.jpg">here</a> (Aparna Ashwin is the teller in this photo).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><u><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>4-15 Feb 2015<o:p></o:p></span></u></b></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Info about <b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'>Chennai Storytelling Festival 2015,</b><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;Storytelling for Teaching and Training&quot;<o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>(4-15 Feb 2015) -- and all three editions of the Chennai Storytelling Festival -- is <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/123.html">here</a>.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:4.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>The WSI founded, and has been the leading presenter of, the Chennai Storytelling Festival.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:4.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>The theme of CSF 2016 is<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;Storytelling and Inter-cultural Communication&quot;.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Travel.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Tourism.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Translation.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Journey</i> and <i style='mso-bidi-font-style: normal'>Path</i> as metaphors.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Visiting other lands and worlds.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Discovery and Exploration of the other, and of the self.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><u><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>24 Aug 2014<o:p></o:p></span></u></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-pagination:none;mso-layout-grid-align:none; text-autospace:none'><b><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Times'>Seventh Annual &quot;Living Statues of Marina Beach&quot; Walking Tour </span></b><span style='font-size: 12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Times; mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'>(an event in Madras Week).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-pagination:none;mso-layout-grid-align:none; text-autospace:none'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Times'>Brief Dramatic Enactments of 8 Statues (in English and Tamil): Kannagi, NSC Bose, Thiruvalluvar, GU Pope, Bharathidasan,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Avvaiyar, Subramania Bharathi, and Mahatma Gandhi.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-pagination:none;mso-layout-grid-align:none; text-autospace:none'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Times'>Photo is <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/2014mwB.jpg">here</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Times'>Info (including the scripts in English) is <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/28.html">here</a></span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman"'>.</span><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><u><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>20 March 2014 (World Storytelling Day)<o:p></o:p></span></u></b></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Videoconference on Dragons and Monsters.<u><o:p></o:p></u></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Info about, and a link to a recording of, this videoconference is <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/77.htm">here</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><u><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>7-9 Feb 2014<o:p></o:p></span></u></b></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Chennai Storytelling Festival 2014,<o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Storytelling and Healing<o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>(Storytelling as a Healing Art).</span></i></b><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>The Poster is <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/124.html">here</a>.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Additional info is <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/2.htm">here</a>. <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Photos are <a href="http://tinyurl.com/CSF2014-Photos">here</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Links to recordings of webcasts of Workshops (some featuring videoconferences) are <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/21.htm">here</a>. <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>An article in <i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>The Hindu</i> is <a href="http://tinyurl.com/mbc3t4r">here</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><u><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>6 Jan 2014<o:p></o:p></span></u></b></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Videoconference on Storytelling and Healing.<u><o:p></o:p></u></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Info about, and a link to a recording of, this videoconference is <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/88.htm">here</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><u><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>4 Oct 2013<o:p></o:p></span></u></b></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Ethnographic Videoconference between 11th Standard students in Chennai, and in Burlington, Wisconsin, USA.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>The students discussed their identities in terms of their uses of language, etc.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>A link to a recording of the videoconference, and additional info about the event, are <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/36.htm">here</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><u><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>28 Sept 2013<o:p></o:p></span></u></b></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Kaani Tribal Storytelling Festival,<o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Language, Culture, and Nature</span></i></b><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>.</span></b><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Location: Pechiparai, Kanyakumari district, Tamil Nadu.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>The Poster is <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/35.jpg">here</a>.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Additional info is <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/777.html">here</a>.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>A Kaani folk tale is <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/701.html">here</a>.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Links to photos of Kaani people, etc, are <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/778.html">here</a>.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Ideas regarding developing tribal cultures are <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/8a.html">here</a>.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>An article on the Festival is <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/88.jpg">here</a>.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Festival photos coming soon.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><u><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>20 Sept 2013<o:p></o:p></span></u></b></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>WSI Director Dr Eric delivered the Inaugural Address at the 3rd International Meeting of the Kanyakumari Academy of Arts and Sciences, in Nagercoil.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>The text of the Address, titled &quot;The Value of the Multi-Discipline Approach to Research&quot;, is <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/28.pdf">here</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><u><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Aug 2013<o:p></o:p></span></u></b></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Storytelling about Beach and Ocean Eco-Systems.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>At numerous locations in Chennai.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>The poster is <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/22.jpg">here</a>.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Additional info is <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/23.htm">here</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><u><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>15-26 April 2013<o:p></o:p></span></u></b></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>A report written by two teenage Storytelling-Instructor Trainees regarding the April 2013 WSI Storytelling Summer Camp for Children (ages 6-years-and-above) they attended is <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/63.jpg">here</a>. <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><u><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>13-15 April 2013<o:p></o:p></span></u></b></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Three-Day Workshop for Adults in<o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Storytelling and Healing</span></i></b><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>, </span></b><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>also known as<b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><o:p></o:p></b></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Storytelling Therapy</span></i></b><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>and<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Therapeutic Uses of Storytelling</span></i></b><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Presented by the <i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>WSI</i> and the <i style='mso-bidi-font-style: normal'><a href="http://centerforcounselling.blogspot.in/">East-West Center for Counselling</a></i>.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Especially for people who work in NGOs and in fields involving caring for people and helping them to grow and heal.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Some introductory words about Storytelling Therapy are <a href="http://tinyurl.com/czoderb">here</a>,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>and additional information about the Workshop is <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/87.pdf">here</a>.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><u><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>8 March 2013<o:p></o:p></span></u></b></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>WSI Director Dr Eric co-presented a paper entitled, <i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>&quot;Tribal Peoples as Leaders of Society in a Future in which Fossil Fuels might be Scarce, with Special Reference to the Kani Tribal People of South India&quot;</i>, at the National Conference on &quot;Tribal Literature: Across Continents and Cultures&quot;, at V. O. Chidambaram College, in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>The Handout is <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/89.pdf">here</a>.<b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><u><o:p></o:p></u></b></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><br> <br> <b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><u>1-3 Feb 2013<o:p></o:p></u></b></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:maroon;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'>Chennai Storytelling Festival 2013 --<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:maroon;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'>Teaching and Learning about Storytelli</span></i><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:maroon'>ng.<o:p></o:p></span></i></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:8.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/34.html">Here</a> is the Poster (with schedule).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/35.pdf">Here</a> is the Brochure.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/41.pdf">Here</a> is the Announcement (with photo). <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/200.html">Here</a> are additional details.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/2.htm">Here</a> is info about the Storytelling Performance on Fri 1 Feb, at 5:30pm.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/200.html#c">Here</a> is info about the Post-Festival Field-trip to Thanjavur.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:8.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Articles on the <b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'>Festival</b>:<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>1) &quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/37.jpg">The Tale Trail</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Indian Express.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>2) &quot;<a href="http://tinyurl.com/bchjj6n">Nurturing the Art of Spinning a Yarn</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>The Hindu.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>3) &quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/36.jpg">Pictures in Your Mind</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Deccan Chronicle.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>4) &quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/71.pdf">How to Spin a Yarn</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Deccan Chronicle.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>5) &quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/90.jpg">Telling Tales</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Indian Express.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Articles on the <b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'>Post-Festival Field-trip to Thanjavur</b>:<b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><o:p></o:p></b></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>1) &quot;<a href="http://www.thehindu.com/features/metroplus/timeless-tales/article4414675.ece">Timeless Tales</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>The Hindu.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>2) &quot;<a href="http://newindianexpress.com/cities/chennai/article1505559.ece">Thanjavur Tales,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Made in Chennai</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Indian Express.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>3) &quot;<a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-21651933">Is Indian Storytelling a Dying Art?</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>BBC Online.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>4) &quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/72a.pdf">Indian Storytellers Struggle to Keep Traditon Alive</a>&quot;, Deutsche Welle (an international news service based in Germany).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><u><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Aug-Nov 2012<o:p></o:p></span></u></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>WSI Director Dr Eric recently taught a course in Creative Writing at the IIT-Madras.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Related recent academic activities in which Dr Eric has been involved are:<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>1) Videoconference between students at IIT-Madras, and American University in Cairo (AUC).<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>In AUC'<b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'> </b>s <i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Global South Dialogue</i> Course.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Session topic: &quot;<b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'>Everyday Creativity: </b>'<b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'>Indian</b>'<b style='mso-bidi-font-weight: normal'> and </b>'<b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'>Egyptian</b>'<b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'> Ways of Doing Things</b>&quot;.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Wed 24 Oct.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>The handout is <a href="http://www.storytellingandvideoconferencing.com/737.pdf">here</a>.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>A recording of the videoconference (which was also webcast) is <a href="http://youtu.be/V2hLzX-Rs5A">here</a> .<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>2) Talk on <b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'>&quot;Story Composing, Writing, and Telling; and Creativity in General&quot;.</b><span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>At the English Dept, Annamalai University,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Tues 18 Sept.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Links to Speaking notes and related files are <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/777.htm">here</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>3) Talk on <b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'>&quot;The Story-making Process of the Human Mind&quot;</b>.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>At the <i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Conference on Enriching the Connection between Literature and Life</i>, Periyar University, Salem, Tamil Nadu, Tues 4 Sept.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Speaking notes are <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/123.htm">here</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>4) Talk on <b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'>&quot;Applying Principles of 'Conversation Analysis' to the Facilitation of Student-Participation in Classroom Discussions&quot;</b>.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>At the Teaching-and-Learning Center, IIT-Madras, Thurs 23 Aug.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>The Handout is <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/121a.pdf">here</a>.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Speaking notes are <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/121.htm">here</a>.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Links to writings on Conversation Analysis, and Collaborative Teaching-and-Learning, are <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/120.htm">here</a>. <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>5) Workshop in<b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'> &quot;Science Fiction Story Writing and Telling&quot;</b>.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>At the 13th <i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>National Science Fiction Conference</i>, at Bharathiyar University, in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, Fri 20 Jan.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>An article on the session is <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/67.pdf">here</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><u><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>21 Oct 2012<o:p></o:p></span></u></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Storytelling Performances by Members of the Chennai Storytelling Association at Oxford Bookstore (Haddows Road, Nungambakkam): <b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>&quot;Storytelling about Families&quot;</i></b>, with Special Guest Storyteller from Belfast, Northern Ireland, <a href="http://www.steafan.com/">Steafan Hannigan</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Our other recent Storytelling Performances at this venue have included, <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;Stories about Language, Words, and Stories&quot;</span></i></b><span style='font-size:12.0pt'> (Sept 2012).<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;Living Beside the Sea&quot;</span></i></b><span style='font-size:12.0pt'> (August 2012).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;Friendship&quot;</span></i></b><span style='font-size:12.0pt'> (July 2012). <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;Heroic Animals in Folk Legends&quot;</span></i></b><span style='font-size:12.0pt'> (June 2012).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;Strong and Active Heroines in Fairy Tales&quot;</span></i></b><span style='font-size:12.0pt'> (April 2012).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;Honesty and other Civic Virtues&quot;</span></i></b><span style='font-size:12.0pt'> (Feb 2012).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;Recycling and Eco-systems&quot;</span></i></b><span style='font-size:12.0pt'> (Jan 2012).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;Christmas Storytelling&quot;</span></i></b><span style='font-size:12.0pt'> (Dec 2011).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:12.0pt'><b><u><span style='font-size: 12.0pt'>21-23 July 2012</span></u></b><b><span style='font-size:12.0pt; color:black'><br> </span></b><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:black'>Training in <i>Storytelling Therapy</i> (<i>Using Storytelling for Therapy</i>) --<br> The WSI co-leads the <i>Storytelling Therapy</i> component in the year-long (Nov to Dec) <a href="http://centerforcounselling.blogspot.in/2011/09/blog-post.html">Diploma Course in<b> Expressive Arts Therapy</b></a>. Customised training sessions in <i>Storytelling Therapy</i> -- especially for people in the Care-Giving and Mental Health Professions -- are also available.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><b><u><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Tuesday 29 May 2012</span></u></b><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><br> Storytelling Performance in Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh -- Tibetan folk tales about Aku Tompa (Uncle Emptiness) were told by WSI Director Dr Eric Miller and others in Dharamsala (a home of Tibetan people in India), at the <a href="http://www.volunteertibet.org.in/"><i>Volunteer Tibet Centre</i></a>.&nbsp; For links to the texts of two of the stories, and some commentary about the stories and the event (with <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/29134531@N07/sets/72157630007707202/detail/">photos</a>), please click <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/6.html">here</a>.<br> <br> <b><u>Tuesday 22 May 2012</u></b><br> To celebrate <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Day_for_Biological_Diversity">World Biodiversity Day</a>, the <a href="http://www.ceeindia.org/cee/index.html">Centre for Environment Education</a>, and the <a href="http://nbaindia.org/">National Biodiversity Authority</a>, organised a function on Marina Beach to mobilize public support for Coastal and Marine Biodiversity Conservation.&nbsp; As part of this event, the World Storytelling Institute (especially Mr Devarajan) helped to arrange for members of Chennai's sea-fishing communities (led by Mr Neelamegam) to sing rowing songs and tell sea-related stories.&nbsp; Photos are <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/29134531@N07/sets/72157630189746256/detail/">here</a>.&nbsp; <br> This event is related to the ongoing project of developing a <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/3.pdf">Living Museum on the Heritage of Traditional Sea-Fishing and Sea-Travel</a> in the Marina Beach area.<br> <br> <b><u>Mon 16, to Fri 27 April 2012</u></b><br> Storytelling Summer Camp for Children.&nbsp; The Poster is <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/71.jpg">here</a>. Photos are <a href="http://tinyurl.com/cw7eh35">here</a>.<br> <br> <b><u>Sat 28 Jan 2012</u></b><br> &quot;Storytelling on Recycling and Eco-systems&quot;,<br> by WSI Storytellers Asha, Sandhya, Sudha, and Karpagam.<br> At Oxford Bookstore Chennai.<br> The Event Poster is <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/21.jpg">here</a>.<br> WSI Storytellers told stories on this theme at schools throughout Chennai (in English and Tamil) in January, as part of the Prakriti Foundation's Tree of Life Festival.&nbsp; If interested in having these stories told at a school, please contact the WSI.<b><u><br> <br> Dec 2011</u></b><br> The WSI (Chennai) and <a href="http://www.kathalaya.org/">Kathalaya</a> (Bangalore) founded the <a href="http://www.indianstorytellingnetwork.org/">Indian Storytelling Network</a> .<br> <br> <b><u>&nbsp;23 Dec 2011</u></b><br> The WSI presented <i>Christmas Storytelling</i> at Oxford Bookstore Chennai.&nbsp; The storytellers were Asha, Trupti, Sandhya, and Eric.&nbsp; The stories included, &quot;A Christmas Carol,&quot; &quot;The Gift of the Magi,&quot; &quot;Rudolf the Red-Nosed Reindeer,&quot; and &quot;The Nutcracker&quot; (the story upon which a very popular western ballet is based).<br> <br> <b><u>23 and 24 Nov 2011</u></b><br> Storyteller Helmut Wittman of Austria conducted a two-session Storytelling Workshop, and gave a Performance.&nbsp; Details are <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/39.html">here</a>.&nbsp; <br> <b><br> <u>Nov 2011</u></b><br> The WSI e-newsletter (Nov 2011) is <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/20.html">here</a>.<br> On Fairy Tales, and Child Development.<br> <br> <b><u><span style='color:black'>15 October 2011</span></u></b><span style='color:black'><br> Videoconference between people in Chennai and Bloomington (Indiana, USA).&nbsp; In Chennai,<br> 1) India's <i>National Folklore Support Centre</i> Director Dr Muthukumaraswamy presented a paper about the Patukalam (final battle) episode of the Mahabharata.<br> 1) A professional Mahabharata storyteller performed in Tamil (with English translation), and <br> 2) <i>WSI</i> Director Dr Eric introduced the concept of &quot;Ethnographic Videoconferencing&quot; -- the paper is <a href="http://www.storytellingandvideoconferencing.com/44.pdf">here</a>. <br> A recording of the videoconference is <a href="http://tinyurl.com/archived-webcast-of-videoconf">here</a> .<br> Additional info about the event is <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/36.html">here</a>.<br> <br> </span><b><u>1 October 2011</u></b><br> WSI Director Eric led a &quot;Storytelling Workshop inspired by Tribal Storytelling&quot;, at the <a href="http://acoustictraditional.org/index.html">Festival of Indigenous Storytellers</a>, Fireflies Ashram, Bangalore.&nbsp; Information about the Workshop is <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/9.html">here</a>.&nbsp; The Festival (and Workshop) is being planned to occur in various locations in India.&nbsp; If interested, please let us know.<br> <br> <b><u>17 September 2011</u></b><u><br> </u>Dr Anita Ratnam led a Storytelling session at Oxford Bookstore Chennai.&nbsp; She brilliantly activated the children to physically act-out the characters. A number of times, she even led the children in &quot;story parades&quot; around the space.<br> Photos are <a href="http://tinyurl.com/3g7c6sj">here</a>.<br> A newspaper review is <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/7.jpg">here</a>.<u><br> <br> <b>Sept-Oct 2011</b></u><br> The WSI e-newsletter (Sept-Oct 2011) is <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/17.html">here</a>.<br> <u><br> <b>Two events in <a href="http://themadrasday.in/events-calendar">Madras Week 2011</a></b><br> </u><b>25 August 2011</b><br> <b>&quot;Storytelling by the Sea</b> / <b>Kadalooram Kathaisolluthal</b>&quot;.&nbsp; Community members told Folktales about the Sea (in Tamil).&nbsp; Location: Nocchi Nagar 2nd Street (behind Santhome Church).&nbsp; Invitation as <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/12a.pdf">pdf</a> file, and as <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/12a.jpg">jpg</a> file.&nbsp; Photos are <a href="http://tinyurl.com/3jew5o2">here</a>.&nbsp; This event supported the effort to establish a <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/3.pdf"><i>Living Museum about the Heritage of Sea-Fishing</i></a> in the neighborhood; additional info about this is <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/#9">here</a>.<br> and<br> <b>28 August 2011</b><br> <b><i>&quot;4th Annual Living Statues of Marina Beach</i> Walking Tour&quot;</b>.&nbsp; Brief Dramatic Enactments of each Statue (in English and Tamil): Kannagi, NSC Bose, Thiruvalluvar, George Pope, Bharathidasan, and Auvaiyar. <br> <br> WSI Director Dr Eric has written a paper entitled, <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/123.pdf">&quot;Aspects of the Storytelling Revival in India&quot;</a>.&nbsp; Feedback would be most appreciated.<u><br> <br> <b>5 and 6 August 2011</b><br> </u><b><a href="http://chennaicoastalcarnival.wordpress.com/">Chennai Coastal Carnival for Children!</a><a href="http://chennaicoastalcarnival.wordpress.com/"><br> </a></b>A Festival to Promote Coastal Conservation.<b><br> </b>At Marina Beach (near the NSC Bose Statue).<b><br> </b>Organised by the <a href="http://www.ceeindia.org/">Center for Environmental Education</a>, with Cultural Events facilitated by the WSI:&nbsp; Performances and Exhibitions by Men, Women, and Children of Chennai's Sea-fishing Communities (in Tamil language).&nbsp; The Children performed a skit on &quot;A Day in the Life of a Fishing Village&quot;, featuring their own stories, songs, poetry, and essays.&nbsp; Photos are <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/29134531@N07/sets/72157627382335894/detail">here</a>.<br> <br> <b><u>9 July 2011</u></b><u><br> </u>Dr Eric, Director of the WSI, was the Oxford Bookstore Chennai storyteller this month.&nbsp; A review is <a href="http://www.thehindu.com/life-and-style/kids/article2292309.ece">here</a>.<br> <b><u><br> 25 June 2011</u></b><u><br> </u>Launching its <b>YEAR OF STORYTELLING</b>, World Storytelling Institute and Oxford Bookstore Chennai presented a Storytelling (with Arts and Crafts Activities) Event for Children.&nbsp; Ms Trupti Sayani was the Storyteller.&nbsp; Photos are <a href="http://tinyurl.com/68lyx8l">here</a>.<br> <u><br> <b>8 May 2011</b></u><br> World Storytelling Institute and Oxford Bookstore, Chennai, presented a free <b>Storytelling Session</b>.&nbsp; This was the end-of-Workshop performance, by participants in the current Storytelling Workshop for Adults.&nbsp; Approximately 18 Adults and 3 children attended.&nbsp; Photos are <a href="http://tinyurl.com/3bvnfcr">here</a>.<br> <br> <b><u>25-30 April 2011</u></b><br> World Storytelling Institute and Oxford Bookstore, Chennai, presented a <b>Summer Storytelling Festival for Childen</b>.&nbsp; 6 Storytellers in 6 days, 5-6:30pm daily.&nbsp; Adults told stories, and the children did artwork to express their visions of the stories.<br> Photos are <a href="http://tinyurl.com/44c29j8">here</a>.<br> Three articles relating to the Festival are <a href="http://tinyurl.com/3pyqufm">here</a>. <br> <br> <b><u>3 April 2011</u></b><br> Before the CSA monthly meeting, Storyteller <a href="http://www.sallypommeclayton.com/">Sally Pomme Clayton</a> in London spoke with us in Chennai via Skype videoconference.&nbsp; A photo of the videoconference -- from the Chennai side -- is <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/2.jpg">here</a>. <br> <br> <b><u>5 March 2011</u></b><br> California-based Storyteller Cathryn Fairlee's performance of &quot;Folktales about Strong and Clever Women&quot; at the Savera Hotel here in Chennai was very well-received!&nbsp; Cathryn's website is <a href="http://sonic.net/~cfair">here</a>, and an article about her visit to Tamil Nadu is <a href="http://www.hindu.com/2011/02/20/stories/2011022062410200.htm">here</a>. <br> <br> <b><u>8 February 2011</u></b><br> CSA monthly session of <i>Storytelling for Adults </i>(first Tuesday).&nbsp; Today's topic was, &quot;The odds were a million-to-one against me, but I did it anyway.&quot;&nbsp; Photos are <a href="http://tinyurl.com/6duyt6j">here</a>.<br> <br> <b><u>6 February 2011</u></b><br> Before the CSA monthly meeting, Storytellers <a href="http://johanna.itgo.com/">Johanna and Scott Hongell-Darsee</a> in Albuquerque (New Mexico, USA) performed for us, and spoke with us, in Chennai via Skype videoconference.&nbsp; Photos of the videoconference are <a href="http://tinyurl.com/6bvruwv">here</a>. <br> <br> <b><u>5 February 2011</u></b><br> Presentation for Chennai School Librarians on &quot;<b>Using Storytelling to Facilitate Reading and Writing</b>&quot; -- the notes are <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/7.html">here</a>.&nbsp; This Workshop was organised by the Madras Library Association, at Anna Library in Kotturppuram.&nbsp; A two-page essay based on these notes, <b>&quot;Storytelling and Story-listening, and Children's Intellectual, Emotional, and Social Development,&quot;</b> is <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/3.html">here</a>.<br> <br> <b><u>January 2011</u></b><br> The WSI/CSA provided four storytelling sessions in the Chennai Sangamam 2011 folk performing arts festival.&nbsp; Links to photos and video of these storytelling sessions -- along with essays about Chennai Sangamam over the past three years -- are <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/27.html">here</a>.&nbsp; <br> <br style='mso-special-character:line-break'> <![if !supportLineBreakNewLine]><br style='mso-special-character:line-break'> <![endif]><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><br> <a name=5></a><br> </span><b><span style='font-size:16.0pt;color:#33CC00'>Chennai Storytelling Association</span></b><span style='font-size:16.0pt'><br style='mso-special-character: line-break'> <![if !supportLineBreakNewLine]><br style='mso-special-character:line-break'> <![endif]><b><span style='color:green'><o:p></o:p></span></b></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>The Chennai Storytelling Association began in Nov 2010.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>There are now approx 200 members.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Many have attended multi-session WSI Storytelling Workshops.<br> <br> The CSA is facilitating: <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>1) The development of lesson plans for training adults and children in the art of storytelling (in English and Tamil).&nbsp; <br> 2) Storytelling Workshops for adults and&nbsp;children.<br> 3) Storytelling Performances for children (in English and Tamil).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>4) Monthly sessions of personal-experience storytelling (for and by adults), open to the general public.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Presently, these sessions are occurring at a Cafe Coffee Day.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Info about these events is <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/27.htm">here</a>.<br> 5) Visits to the Tamil countryside, to meet with storytellers there, to hear and collect their stories, and to receive training in storytelling from them. <br> <br> The CSA is also developing methods of (audio and visual) translation that could be used during storytelling events.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>***<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:#0D0D0D;mso-themecolor: text1;mso-themetint:242;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'>Ongoing activities by CSA members include:<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:8.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>1) Vasugi Ram Manohar directs <b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'>Madras Story Works</b> in Egmore (98401 18590).<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Storytelling for children each Saturday at 11am.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Info is <a href="https://www.facebook.com/MadrasStoryWorks">here</a>. <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:8.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>2) Asha Sampath directs <b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'>Tale Spin</b> in Anna Nagar (98408 33953).<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Storytelling on one Saturday afternoon each month.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Info is <a href="https://www.facebook.com/TaleSpinaplatformforstories">here</a>. <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:8.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>3) Kavitha Thyagarajan and Debjani Bhaduri direct <b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'>Once Upon a Time</b> in RA Puram (99400 36390 and 98402 76914).<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Info is <a href="https://www.facebook.com/OnceUponATimeTellsATale">here</a>. <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:8.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>4) Sheetal Rayathatha directs <b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'>Square Heads</b> (Phonics and Storytelling) in Kilpauk (98400 91290).<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Info is <a href="https://www.facebook.com/nilesheetu?fref=ts">here</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:8.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>5) Sandhya Rubens directs <b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'>Eloquens</b> (Soft-skills training, Storytelling, etc) in Ayanavaram (98401 77215).<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Info is <a href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/Eloquens/295935603789774">here</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>7) Magdalene Jeyarathnam directs the <b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'>East-West Center for Counselling and Training</b> in Nungambakkam and Kilpauk (98841 00135).<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>The EWCFCT provides Expressive Arts Therapy (including Therapeutic Uses of Storytelling) for children and adults, and also provides training in Expressive Arts Therapy.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Info is <a href="http://centerforcounselling.blogspot.in/">here</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>***<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>For additional info about the Chennai Storytelling Association, please call 98403 94282.</span><br style='mso-special-character:line-break'> <![if !supportLineBreakNewLine]><br style='mso-special-character:line-break'> <![endif]></p> <p class=MsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal><br> <b><span style='font-size:16.0pt;color:#33CC00'>About the WSI</span></b><b><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:#33CC00'><br> <br> </span></b><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/01.html">Mission Statement</a><br> <br style='mso-special-character:line-break'> <![if !supportLineBreakNewLine]><br style='mso-special-character:line-break'> <![endif]><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><br style='mso-special-character: line-break'> <![if !supportLineBreakNewLine]><br style='mso-special-character:line-break'> <![endif]><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:16.0pt;color:#33CC00'>Additional Storytelling-related Information</span></b><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><br> <u><br> </u><a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/08.html">Introduction to <i>Storytelling Studies</i> </a><u><br> </u><br> <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/04.html">Storytelling-related Links</a><br> <br> <br> <br> <a name=6></a><br> </span><b><span style='font-size:16.0pt;color:#33CC00'>Press</span></b><b><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:#33CC00'><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:#33CC00'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:black;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'>71<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:black;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'>&quot;<a href="https://tinyurl.com/TheHindu9Feb2018">Tattle Like a Grown-up</a>&quot;, <i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>The Hindu</i> (Metroplus section, page 6), 9 Feb 2018.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Relating to Chennai Storytelling Festival 2018.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:black;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:black;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'>70<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:black;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'>&quot;<a href="https://tinyurl.com/TheHindu7Feb2018">Stories Can Connect with Everyone</a>&quot;, <i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>The Hindu</i> (Main section, page 2), 7 Feb 2018.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Relating to Chennai Storytelling Festival 2018.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:black;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:black;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'>69<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:black;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'>&quot;<a href="https://tinyurl.com/IndianExpress2Feb2018">Over 34 Storytellers to Attend Chennai Storytelling Festival</a>&quot;, <i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Indian Express</i> (Indulge section), 2 Feb 2018.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Relating to Chennai Storytelling Festival 2018.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:black;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:black;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'>68<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:black;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'>&quot;<a href="https://tinyurl.com/TheHindu1Feb2018">Feminist Tales of Yore</a>&quot;, <i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>The Hindu</i> (Metroplus section, page 4), 1 Feb 2018.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Relating to Chennai Storytelling Festival 2018.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:black;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:black;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'>67<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:black;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'>&quot;<a href="https://tinyurl.com/CSF2018newsminute">Learning through Stories: Sixth Edition of</a></span><span class=MsoHyperlink><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span class=MsoHyperlink><span style='font-size:12.0pt; mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'><a href="https://tinyurl.com/CSF2018newsminute">Chennai Storytelling Festival is Here</a></span></span><span style='font-size:12.0pt; color:black;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>The News Minute</i>, 29 Jan 2018.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Relating to Chennai Storytelling Festival 2018.</span><span style='color:black'><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:black;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:black;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'>66<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:black;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/Sailors_of_Stories.pdf">Sailors of Stories</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Indian Express</i>, Sunday Magazine cover story (29 July 2017).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:black;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'>Portraits of 16 people in the field of storytelling<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:black;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'>in India.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Dr Eric, WSI Director,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>is mentioned on page 11. <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:black;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:black;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'>65<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:black;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'>&quot;<a href="http://storytellinginstitute.org/33b.pdf">How Art Alters Life</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style: normal'>Deccan Chronicle</i>, Chennai Chronicle section (29 July 2017).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:black;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:black;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'>64<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:black;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'>&quot;<a href="http://tinyurl.com/y8ek5zxu">Creative Touch: Urban Indians are Seeking Art, Dance and Movement Therapy for Improving </a></span><span class=MsoHyperlink><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span class=MsoHyperlink><span style='font-size:12.0pt; mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'><a href="http://tinyurl.com/y8ek5zxu">Mental Health</a></span></span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:black;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style: normal'>First Post </i>(Mumbai) (23 July 2017).</span><span style='color: black'><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:black;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'><span style="mso-spacerun:yes"></span><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:black;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'>63<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:black;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'>&quot;<a href="http://storytellinginstitute.org/33a.pdf">Workshop on Storytelling Therapy to be Conducted in Chennai</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Times of India</i>, City section (7 July 2017).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:black;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:black;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'>62<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;color:black;background:white'>&quot;<a href="http://storytellinginstitute.org/33.jpg">It's Story Time for Mentors</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>The Hindu</i></span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;color:black'><br> <span style='background:white'>(New Delhi edition), Edge (Education section),&nbsp;</span><br> <span style='background:white'>page 4 (19 June 2017).</span></span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family: "Times New Roman"'><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:black;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:black;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'>61<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:black;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'>&quot;<a href="http://storytellinginstitute.org/3a.pdf">Storytelling can Effectively Train Employees</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>The Hindu</i> (Visakhapatnam edition), 7 March 2017.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:black;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:black;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'>60<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<span style='mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'><a href="http://www.theweek.in/theweek/leisure/eric-miller.html">A Magnet Called Kannagi</a></span>&quot;,<span style='color:black;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'><span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>The Week, </i>pages 82-3 (25 Dec 2016).<o:p></o:p></span></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:black;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:black;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'>59<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://tinyurl.com/hyfv9ff">Tale and Hearty</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Bangalore Mirror, </i>page 7 (27 Nov 2016).<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Mentions Dr Eric s work with Storytelling Therapy. <span style='color:black;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'><o:p></o:p></span></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:#33CC00'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>58<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/b.jpg">A Story is Always More Important than the Teller</a>&quot;, <i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Indian Express</i>, Chennai Express section, page 3 (19 Oct 2016).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>57<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://tinyurl.com/zhnlvlw">Storytelling via Interactive Video?</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Indian Express</i>, City section, page 3 (19 May 2016).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>56<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://tinyurl.com/h2pzgkj">Spin Me a Tale</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>The Hindu</i>, Metroplus section (10 Feb 2016).<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>About storytelling for business training, and Chennai Storytelling Festival 2016.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>55<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://tinyurl.com/zses5vp">Right Things to Say and The Way You Say It Makes a Good Story</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Indian Express,</i> Expresso section (10 Feb 2016).<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>About Chennai Storytelling Festival 2016.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>54<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://tinyurl.com/zxbuca4">Storytelling Fest Celebrates Art of Spinning Tales</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Indian Express</i> (4 Feb 2016).<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>About Chennai Storytelling Festival 2016.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>53<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://tinyurl.com/z3etnjb">Telling Effect</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>The Hindu</i> (Madurai edition), Metroplus section (3 Feb 2016).<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>About a Storytelling Workshop at American University in Madurai.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>52<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/72.jpg">Learn to Tell Tales with Online Classes</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Deccan Chronicle</i>, Chennai Chronicle section (28 May 2015).<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>About storytelling training for adults via videoconference.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>51<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/3a.jpg">Stories that Changed Lives</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Indian Express</i>, City Express section (12 Nov 2014).<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>About storytelling by and for adults at a CCD.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>50<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/80.pdf">A Storyteller's Tale</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>India Currents Magazine</i> (Oct 2014).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>49<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://tinyurl.com/mktandt">The Many Ways of Telling Tales</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>The Hindu</i> (23 June 2014).<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>About the Storytelling Workshop for Adults.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>48<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://www.thehindu.com/features/metroplus/society/and-they-lived-happily-ever-after/article5684928.ece">And They Lived Happily Ever After</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>The Hindu</i> (14 Feb 2014).<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>About Chennai Storytelling Festival 2014.&nbsp;<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>47<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/284.jpg">Storytelling Festival to Show Healing Power in Old Raja-Rani Tales</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Times of India</i> (7 Feb 2014).<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>About Chennai Storytelling Festival 2014.&nbsp;<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>46<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/283.jpg">Once Upon a Time...Therapy?</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Indian Express</i>, City Express section (5 Feb 2014).<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>About Chennai Storytelling Festival 2014.&nbsp;<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>45<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/282.jpg">Exploring the Gamut of Storytelling</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Deccan Chronicle,</i> Chennai Chronicle section (5 Feb 2014).<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>About Chennai Storytelling Festival 2014.&nbsp;<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>44<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/151.pdf">The Chennai Storytelling Festival</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Le Petit Chennai</i> (online newsletter in French),<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Jan 2014.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>An English translation of the article is <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/151a.pdf">here</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>43<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/78.jpg">&quot;A Lot More than Just Storytelling&quot;</a>,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>New Indian Express</i> (19 Nov 2013).<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>About personal-experience storytelling by and for adults, in a cafe.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>42<br> </span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;color:#1A1A1A'>&quot;</span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-family:Arial'><a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/89.jpg">Stories Get a New Beginning</a></span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family: Arial;color:#1A1A1A'>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Times of India</i> (15 Sept 2013)</span><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>About the Kaani Tribal Storytelling Festival</span><span style='font-size:12.0pt; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial; color:#1A1A1A'>.</span><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>41<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;color:#1A1A1A'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/244.jpg">A Storyteller from Chennai</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>www.life365.co (Pune) (27 July 2013).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;color:#1A1A1A'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;color:#1A1A1A'>40<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;color:#1A1A1A'>&quot;</span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-family:Arial'><a href="http://tinyurl.com/novqdk7">A Twist in the Tale</a></span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family: Arial;color:#1A1A1A'>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span></span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-family: Arial'>The Hindu</span></i><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-family: Arial'>, Sunday Magazine section</span><span style='font-size:12.0pt; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial; color:#1A1A1A'> (</span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-family: Arial'>7 July 2013</span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;color:#1A1A1A'>).</span><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>39<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/233.jpg">He Tells It Like It Is</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Deccan Chronicle </i>(24 June 2013).<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>About the Kaani Tribal Storytelling Festival.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>38<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/227.pdf">Indian Storytellers Struggle to Keep Tradition Alive</a>&quot;, www.dw.de (German news website) (2 May 2013).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>37<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/234.pdf">To Learn, To Speak, To Grow</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style: normal'>Indian Express </i>(19 April 2013).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>36<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-21651933">Is Indian Storytelling a Dying Art?</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>BBC News Online</i> (23 March 2013).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>35<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/76.jpg">Storyteller's Wonderland,</a>&quot;<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Highlights Champs, </i>India edition<i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'> </i>(April 2013).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>34<br> <b>&quot;</b></span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-family:Arial'><a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/45.pdf">The Tale End of Tradition</a></span><b><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span></span></b><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-family: Arial'>Rail Bandhu</span></i><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-family: Arial'>, the Railway Dept Magazine (March 2013)</span><span style='font-size: 12.0pt'>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>33<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/90.jpg">Telling Tales</a>,&quot;<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Indian Express</i> (15 March 2013).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>32<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/71.pdf">How to Spin a Yarn Your Way</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style: normal'>Deccan Chronicle</i> (29 Jan 2013).<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span></span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;color:#1A1A1A'>About the Chennai Storytelling Festival</span><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>31<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;color:#1A1A1A'>&quot;<a href="http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-tamilnadu/nurturing-the-art-of-spinning-yarn/article4352181.ece">Nurturing the Art of Spinning a Yarn</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>The Hindu</i> (28 Jan 2013)</span><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span></span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family: Arial;color:#1A1A1A'>About the Chennai Storytelling Festival</span><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>30<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;</span></b><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family: Arial;color:#1A1A1A'><a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/37.jpg">The Tale Trail</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Indian Express</i> (4 Jan 2013).<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>About the Chennai Storytelling Festival</span><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>29<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/248.jpg">What is All the Drama About?</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style: normal'>Deccan Chronicle</i> (10 Nov 2012).<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>About the Indian Institute of Psychodrama, which is affiliated with the WSI.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>28<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:13.0pt;mso-pagination:none; mso-layout-grid-align:none;text-autospace:none'><span style='font-size:12.0pt; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial; color:#1A1A1A'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellingandvideoconferencing.com/97.jpg">Story Selling</a>&quot;, <span style="mso-spacerun:yes"></span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Times of India</i>, Crest Edition (2 Sept 2012).<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>About storytelling and business.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;color:#1A1A1A'>27<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;color:#1A1A1A'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/226.pdf">The Primal Art</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Mint</i> (9 Sept 2012).<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>About storytelling and education.</span><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>26<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/228.jpg">A Storyteller's Story</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Deccan Herald</i>, Bangalore edition (15 April 2012).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>25<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/232.pdf">Science Fiction Writers Should be Socially Responsible</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>The Hindu</i> (21 Jan 2012).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>24<br> <b>&quot;</b><span style='mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'><a href="http://tinyurl.com/63rc72f">When the Hare Beat the Tortoise: Today's Storytellers Are Not Just Rewriting Old Stories. They Are Using New Means -- 3D, Videoconferencing, and Tour Expeditions -- To Tell Them</a><b>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span></b></span><i>Sunday Express</i>, New Delhi (6 Feb 2011).<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><a href="http://www.indianexpress.com/story-print/746510">Article with text only</a>. <br> <br> 23<br> &quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/231.pdf">Now Here's a Good Story to Tell</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Indian Express</i> (27 Nov 2010).<br style='mso-special-character:line-break'> <![if !supportLineBreakNewLine]><br style='mso-special-character:line-break'> <![endif]><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>22<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/229.jpg">A Storyteller</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>India Today</i>, Simply Chennai section, 5th Anniversary Special (Sept 2010).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><br> 21<br> &quot;<a href="http://www.storytellingandvideoconferencing.com/14.jpg">Spin Yarns, Interact with Locals, and Visit the Places of Your Fairytales</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i>Sunday Guardian</i>, New Delhi edition (25 April 2010).<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>About about the WSI's &quot;Places of Kannagi&quot; Tour.<br style='mso-special-character:line-break'> <![if !supportLineBreakNewLine]><br style='mso-special-character:line-break'> <![endif]><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>20<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/235.jpg">Bring Back the Storyteller!</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Times of India</i> (4 April 2010).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><br> 19<br> &quot;<a href="http://www.hindu.com/mp/2009/03/04/stories/2009030450100400.htm">A Whale of a Tale</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i>The Hindu</i> (4 March 2009).<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>About the WSI's work with members of Chennai's sea-fishing communities .<br style='mso-special-character:line-break'> <![if !supportLineBreakNewLine]><br style='mso-special-character:line-break'> <![endif]><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>18<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/234.jpg">The Art of Storytelling</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Times of India</i> (14 Nov 2008).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>17<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/231.jpg">Learning the Art of Narrating a Story in a Telling Manner</a>,&quot;<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>The Hindu</i> (1 Sept 2008).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><br> 16<br> &quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/230.jpg">A Few Tips on the Art of Storytelling</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i>The Hindu</i> (10 Feb 2008).<br> <br> 15<br> &quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/232.jpg">Now Storytelling for Tourism Promotion</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i>The Hindu</i> (4 Nov 2008).<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><br> <br> 14<br> &quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/230.pdf">Now Tourists Can Go Down Story Trails</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i>Times of India</i> (1 Nov 2008).<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><br> 13<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/240.jpg">A Catamaran Festival in the Mall</a>&quot;, <span style="mso-spacerun:yes"></span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>The Hindu</i> (13 Aug 2007).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>12<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/239.jpg">Mall Gets Taste of Sea Culture</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Deccan Chronicle</i> (13 Aug 2007).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>11<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/247.jpg">An American in Love with Kannagi</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'><span style="mso-spacerun:yes"></span>Indian Express</i> (11 June 2007).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>10<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/241.jpg">Ideas for New Colonies for Fishing People: Marina Beach Museum</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Mylapore Times</i> (24 March 2007)<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>9<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/237.jpg">Catamaran Festival</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>The Hindu</i> (10 Sept 2006)<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>8<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/238.jpg">Celebrating the Sea-fishing Heritage</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>The Hindu</i> (16 July 2006).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>7<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/236.jpg">Capturing the Mood of a Community</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Indian Express</i> (16 July 2006).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>6<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/242.jpg">As Civilised as We Are</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>News Today</i> (20 Oct 2004).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>5<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/243.jpg">The Culture of Kaani People</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style: normal'>The Hindu</i> (14 Oct 2004).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>4<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/245.jpg">Away from Jungles, Tribe Hunts for Recognition</a>&quot;<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Indian Express</i> (13 Oct<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>2004)<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>3<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/246.jpg">Webcasting Culture Across Continents</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>The Hindu</i> (17 Aug 2000).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>2<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<i style='mso-bidi-font-style: normal'><a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/225.jpg">Silappathikaram<span style='font-style:normal'> Teaches Respect for Human Rights: US Scholar</span></a></i>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>The Hindu</i> (10 Dec 1988).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>1<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/224.jpg">US Scholar in Search of Information about Kannagi</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>The Hindu</i> (7 Nov 1988).<br> <br> <a name=e></a><br> <br> <b><span style='color:#33CC00'><br> </span></b></span><b><span style='font-size:16.0pt;color:#33CC00'>Selected Writings by Dr Eric Miller, Director of the WSI</span></b><b><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:#33CC00'><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:#33CC00'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:maroon;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'>38<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:maroon;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'>&quot;<a href="http://storytellinginstitute.org/2a.html">Posture, Gesture, Movement and Dance in Storytelling; and Dance-movement, Storytelling, and Theatre Activities</a>&quot; (2018).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:maroon;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:maroon;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'>37<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:maroon;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'>Vision Statement: &quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/23a.html">Storytelling and Interactive Education</a>&quot; (2017).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:maroon;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:maroon;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'>36<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:maroon;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'>&quot;<a href="http://storytellinginstitute.org/Teleconferencing.pdf">Ways Storytellers are Using Audio- and Videoconferencing for Training, Discussion, and Performance</a>&quot;, 12-page section of <i style='mso-bidi-font-style: normal'>Storytelling Magazine</i>, guest-edited by Dr Eric (2017).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:maroon;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:maroon;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'>35<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:maroon;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'>&quot;<a href="http://storytellinginstitute.org/Fairytale_Therapy.pdf">Fairytale Therapy: A Type of Storytelling Therapy</a>&quot; (2017).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:maroon;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:maroon;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'>34<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'><a href="http://storytellinginstitute.org/368.pdf">&quot;<span style='mso-fareast-font-family: "-3 fg";mso-fareast-theme-font:minor-fareast;mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi'>Story and Storytelling in Storytelling Therapy and Expressive Arts Therapy</span>&quot;</a></span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:maroon;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'> (2016).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:maroon;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'>33<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/145.pdf">Expressive Arts Therapy -- including Storytelling Therapy -- in Cultural Context</a>&quot; (2016).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'>32<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/324.pdf">Becoming Oneself: A Goal in Carl Jung's Conception of Therapy</a>&quot; (2016).</span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:maroon;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:maroon;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:maroon;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'>31<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:maroon;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'>&quot;<a href="http://storytellinginstitute.org/22ee.html">Review of a Drama-and-Movement Therapy Workshop</a>&quot; (2016).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:maroon;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:maroon;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'>30<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:maroon;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'>&quot;<a href="http://storytellinginstitute.org/22e.pdf">Variations in and of the Story of the <i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Silappathikaram</i> (the <i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Epic of the Anklet</i>)</a>&quot; (2016).</span><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><br style='mso-special-character: line-break'> <![if !supportLineBreakNewLine]><br style='mso-special-character:line-break'> <![endif]><span style='color:maroon;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'><o:p></o:p></span></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:maroon;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'>29<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:maroon;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'>&quot;<a href="http://storytellinginstitute.org/22w.html">The Storytelling Scene in Chennai</a>&quot; (2016).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'>28<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/2015a.pdf">Ways Verbal Play such as Storytelling and Word-games Can Be Used for Teaching-and-learning Languages</a>&quot; (2015).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'>27<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/2015e.pdf">Ways Storytelling can be used for Teaching-</a></span><span class=MsoHyperlink><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span class=MsoHyperlink><span style='font-size:12.0pt; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial; mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'><a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/2015e.pdf">and-Learning</a></span></span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family: Arial;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'>&quot; (2015).</span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'>26<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'>&quot;</span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-family:Arial'><a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/888.pdf">Child Development, Arts Therapies, Education -- and Storytelling</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Teacher Plus Magazine</i> (Hyderabad) (Nov 2014).</span><span style='font-size:12.0pt; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial; mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'>25<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Times'>&quot;<a href="http://www.cafechronicle.com/articledetailpage.aspx?id=415916">Storytelling by and for Adults at a Caf Coffee Day!</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Cafe Chronicle</i> (2013).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'>24<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Times'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/147.pdf">Dance, Movement, Gesture, and Posture in Storytelling</a>&quot; (2013).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Times'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Times'>23<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'>&quot;<a href="http://storytellinginstitute.org/262.html">Notes after Session 2 of a 3-session Workshop on Role-playing in Storytelling</a>&quot; (2016).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'>22<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/82.pdf">Role-playing in Storytelling</a>&quot; (2013).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'>21<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/12.jpg">Marina Beach Deserves a Living Museum</a>&quot;, <i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Deccan Chronicle</i> (10 Nov 2013).<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span></span><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>The original, unedited version of the article is <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/8.htm">here</a>.</span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family: Arial;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'>20<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellingandvideoconferencing.com/55.pdf">Storytelling in the Age of Videoconferencing</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>New Moment Magazine for Art and Advertising</i> (Belgrade, Serbia; and Ljubljana, Slovenia) (Nov 2013).<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>The article as plain text is <a href="http://www.storytellingandvideoconferencing.com/54.pdf">here</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'>19<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/28.pdf">The Value of the Multi-Discipline Approach to Research</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Conference Proceedings</i>, </span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Times'>Kanyakumari Academy of Arts and Sciences, Annual Meeting (Sept 2013)</span><span style='font-size:12.0pt; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial; mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'>18<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellingandvideoconferencing.com/44.pdf">Ethnographic Videoconferencing</a>&quot; (</span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial'>Nov 2012).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'>17<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/123.pdf">Aspects of the Storytelling Revival in India</a>&quot; (August 2011).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-pagination:none;mso-layout-grid-align:none; text-autospace:none'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Times'>16<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-pagination:none;mso-layout-grid-align:none; text-autospace:none'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Times'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/7.html">Using Storytelling to Encourage Reading</a>&quot; (2011).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-pagination:none;mso-layout-grid-align:none; text-autospace:none'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Times'>&nbsp;<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-pagination:none;mso-layout-grid-align:none; text-autospace:none'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Times'>15<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-pagination:none;mso-layout-grid-align:none; text-autospace:none'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Times'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/3.html">Storytelling and Story-listening, and Children's</a> <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/3.html">Intellectual, Emotional, and Social Development</a>&quot; (2011).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-pagination:none;mso-layout-grid-align:none; text-autospace:none'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Times'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-pagination:none;mso-layout-grid-align:none; text-autospace:none'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Times'>14<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-pagination:none;mso-layout-grid-align:none; text-autospace:none'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman"'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellingandvideoconferencing.com/67.pdf"><span style='mso-bidi-font-family:Times'>Theories of Story and Storytelling</span></a>&quot; (2011).</span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-font-family:Times'><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-pagination:none;mso-layout-grid-align:none; text-autospace:none'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Times'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'>13<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellingandvideoconferencing.com/280.html">Ethnographic Videoconferencing, as Applied to Songs/Chants/Dances/Games of South Indian Children, and Language Learning</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>PhD Dissertation, Folklore Program, University of Pennsylvania (August 2010).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>12<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/221.pdf">Weaving Magic: Storytelling in Chennai</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i>Deccan Chronicle (</i>28 March 2010).&nbsp; The original, unedited version of the article is <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/38.pdf">here</a>.<br> <br> 11<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/224.pdf">Ideas for Chennai Sangamam</a>&quot; (Jan 2009).<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>About a folk performing arts festival in Tamil Nadu, <br style='mso-special-character: line-break'> <![if !supportLineBreakNewLine]><br style='mso-special-character:line-break'> <![endif]><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>10<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/225.pdf">Conducting Folklore Interviews via Videoconference</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Education Newsletter, </i>American Folklore Society (Spring 2008).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>9<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/223.jpg">In Praise of Citizen Kannagi</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>The Hindu</i> (16 June 2006).<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>About the heroine of a Tamil epic.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>8<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellingandvideoconferencing.com/22.pdf">Cultivating a Forest Language: Development Ideas</a></span><span class=MsoHyperlink><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span class=MsoHyperlink><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><a href="http://www.storytellingandvideoconferencing.com/22.pdf">for Kaani Tribal People of Tamil Nadu's Kanyakumari District</a></span></span><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;</span><span style='font-size:12.0pt; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial; mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'>,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Conference Proceedings</i>, </span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family: Times'>Kanyakumari Academy of Arts and Sciences, Annual Meeting (Oct 2004).<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Co-authored with Murugan Narayanan Kaani.</span><span style='mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-pagination:none;mso-layout-grid-align:none; text-autospace:none'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Times'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>7<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellingandvideoconferencing.com/07.html">Chennai and Videoconferencing: Videoconferencing for Performing, Teaching, and Discussing Tamil Language and Performing Arts</a>&quot;,<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Conference Proceedings</i>, International Forum for Information Technology in Tamil (2003).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-pagination:none;mso-layout-grid-align:none; text-autospace:none'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Times'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-pagination:none;mso-layout-grid-align:none; text-autospace:none'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Times'>6&nbsp;<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-pagination:none;mso-layout-grid-align:none; text-autospace:none'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Times'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellingandvideoconferencing.com/17.html">Verbal Play and Language Acquisition</a>&quot; (2003).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-pagination:none;mso-layout-grid-align:none; text-autospace:none'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Times'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-pagination:none;mso-layout-grid-align:none; text-autospace:none'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Times'>&nbsp;5<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-pagination:none;mso-layout-grid-align:none; text-autospace:none'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Times'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellingandvideoconferencing.com/50.html">The Performance of Epic and the Practice of Lament</a>&quot; (2001).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-pagination:none;mso-layout-grid-align:none; text-autospace:none'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Times'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-pagination:none;mso-layout-grid-align:none; text-autospace:none'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Times'>4<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-pagination:none;mso-layout-grid-align:none; text-autospace:none'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Times'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellingandvideoconferencing.com/11.html">Continuity and Change in Chinese Storytelling</a>&quot; (2000).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-pagination:none;mso-layout-grid-align:none; text-autospace:none'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Times'>&nbsp;<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-pagination:none;mso-layout-grid-align:none; text-autospace:none'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Times'>3<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Times'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellingandvideoconferencing.com/14.html">Turn-Taking and Relevance in Conversation</a>&quot; (1999).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Times'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Times'>2<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Times'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellingandvideoconferencing.com/10.html">Roleplaying in an African Storytelling Event</a>&quot; (1998).</span><span style='font-size: 12.0pt'><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>1<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;<a href="http://www.storytellingandvideoconferencing.com/18.html">Tamil Nadu's <i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Silappathikaram</i> (<i style='mso-bidi-font-style: normal'>Epic of the Anklet</i>): Ancient Story and Modern Identity</a>&quot;, Self-published booklet (1991).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Links to more of Dr Eric's writings are on his <a href="http://www.storytellingandvideoconferencing.com/">personal webpage</a>.<br> <br> <br> <br> <a name=8></a><br> </span><b><span style='font-size:16.0pt;color:#33CC00'>Storytelling Tourism</span></b><b><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:#33CC00'><br> </span></b><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><br> <b><span style='color:black'>The inaugural &quot;<i>Places of Kannagi</i> Storytelling Tour&quot; occurred 22 February, to 7 March, 2010.</span></b><span style='color:black'><br> <br> </span>Watch a 21-minute <a href="https://youtu.be/u-mRRuvq9KE">video documentary</a> about the 2010 Tour.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman"'>The <i>Places of Kannagi</i> Tour Poster is <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/337.jpg">here</a>. <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:black'><br> The Tour blog is at <a href="http://kannagistorytellingtour.blogspot.com/">http://kannagistorytellingtour.blogspot.com</a>.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:black'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:black'>Additional info about the Tour is <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/30.html">here</a>.&nbsp; <br> <br> The two-day visit with the &quot;Kathaiyum Paattum&quot; (&quot;Story and Song&quot;) Storytellers of Thanjavur, on 5-6 Feb 2013 (following the Chennai Storytelling Festival), was a partial Tour.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Info about this visit is <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/200.html#c"><b>here</b></a>.&nbsp; <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:black'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:black'>New editions of the Tour are being planned -- to parts of the route, and to the entire route.&nbsp; <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:black'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:black'>Please contact us if you might be interested in joining, or helping to organise, an edition of the Tour.<br> <br> </span><b><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><br> Ongoing:<br> <br> Visit Chennai's Sea-fishing Communities!</span></b><span style='font-size: 12.0pt'><br> Presented by the WSI in partnership with residents of Chennai's sea-fishing neighborhoods beside Marina Beach -- including Ayodhya Kuppam, Nadu Kuppam, Nocchi Kuppam, Nocchi Nagar, Dooming Kuppam, Srinivasapuram, and Oorur.&nbsp;&nbsp; <br> <br> Featuring: <br> <br> <b>Multimedia presentation</b> -- featuring video recordings, 500 photos taken by community members, and paintings about the sea.&nbsp; <br> <br> <b>Guided tour</b> of the fish market area, and of the working area on the beach -- including discussion about the boats, nets, engines, fish, weather, etc.&nbsp; <span style='color:black'><br> <br> <b>Performances of &quot;The Sea Story,&quot; </b>a drama with folk songs.<br> <br> </span><b>Storytelling</b> (Grandmother Stories, Raja-Rani Stories, Tenali Raman Stories, Animal Stories, etc) by and with community members.&nbsp; With visual and aural methods of simultaneous translation.<br> <br> Set of Recommendations for a <a href="http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/3.pdf"><i>Living Museum about the Heritage of Sea-fishing and Sea-travel</i></a> in the Nocchi Kuppam area.<br> <i><br> <br> </i><a name=10></a><br> </span><b><span style='font-size:16.0pt;color:#33CC00'>World Storytelling Institute <o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:16.0pt;color:#33CC00'>Staff Bio-Data</span></b><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><br> <br> <b><i>Director, Co-Founder.<o:p></o:p></i></b></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><i><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Specialising in Storytelling for/by/with Adults.</span></i></b><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><br> Eric Miller is a native New Yorker, transplanted to Chennai.&nbsp; He has studied with and worked for -- as office assistant, festival coordinator, and video documenter -- numerous professional storytellers in the USA, including Laura Simms and Diane Wolkstein.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>He has completed a <a href="http://www.storytellingandvideoconferencing.com/280.html">PhD in Folklore</a> at the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia).&nbsp; In New York City, he has taught courses in writing, literature, drama, public speaking, and storytelling at St. John's University, Fordham University, and New York University.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>In Chennai, he has taught courses at IIT-Madras, and at the Image College of Animation, Arts, and Technology.&nbsp; Dr Eric has also worked extensively in the video industry, in which he specializes in facilitating videoconferences.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Links to approximately 60 of his writings can be found at his personal website,<br> <a href="http://www.storytellingandvideoconferencing.com/">www.storytellingandvideoconferencing.com </a>&lt;eric@storytellinginstitute.org&gt;, 98403 94282.<br> <b><br> <i>Co-Founder.<o:p></o:p></i></b></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><i><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Specialising in Storytelling and Counselling.</span></i></b><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><br> Magdalene Jeyarathnam is also founder-director of Chennai's <a href="http://www.centerforcounselling.org/">East-West Center for Counselling and Training</a>, which offers numerous training workshops, including <a href="http://www.centerforcounselling.org/Newsletter.html"><i>Approaches to Counselling Children</i></a> (featuring exploration of therapeutic uses of Storytelling, Drama, Music, Dance/Movement, Visual Art, and Play in general).&nbsp; Ms Magdalene has integrated these methods into the EWCFCT's counselling services, and counselling-training, for adults.<br> &lt;magdalene@centerforcounselling.org&gt;, 98847 00135.<br> <br> <b><i>Performers/Trainers the WSI often collaborates with include:<o:p></o:p></i></b></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold; mso-bidi-font-style:italic'><a href="http://www.indianstorytellingnetwork.org/Chennai.html#Ambuja">Ambuja N.</a></span><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><br> <a href="https://www.facebook.com/alvinstoryteller">SW Alvin</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><a href="http://www.indianstorytellingnetwork.org/Chennai.html#Asha">Asha Sampath</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><a href="http://www.indianstorytellingnetwork.org/Chennai.html#Banumathy">Banumathy</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><a href="http://www.indianstorytellingnetwork.org/Chennai.html#Daniel">Daniel Joseph</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><a href="https://www.facebook.com/OnceUponATimeTellsATale">Debjani Bhaduri</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><a href="http://www.indianstorytellingnetwork.org/Chennai.html#Geetha">Geetha Kailasam</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><a href="http://www.indianstorytellingnetwork.org/Chennai.html#Indu">Indu Divya</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><a href="http://www.indianstorytellingnetwork.org/Chennai.html#Kanupriya">Kanupriya Keyal</a>.<br> <a href="http://www.indianstorytellingnetwork.org/Chennai.html#Kavitha">Kavitha Thyagarajan</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><a href="http://kathaakamamishu.blogspot.in/">Lavanya Srinivas</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><a href="http://www.indianstorytellingnetwork.org/Chennai.html#Pandiarajan">M Pandiarajan</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><a href="http://www.indianstorytellingnetwork.org/Chennai.html#Mohan">Mohan Krishnan</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><a href="http://www.indianstorytellingnetwork.org/Chennai.html#Pooja">Pooja Giri</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><a href="http://www.indianstorytellingnetwork.org/Chennai.html#Pretigaya">Pretigaya Haran</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><a href="http://www.indianstorytellingnetwork.org/Chennai.html#Priti">Priti Sudarsan</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><a href="http://www.indianstorytellingnetwork.org/Chennai.html#Priya">Priya Palanikumar</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><a href="http://www.indianstorytellingnetwork.org/Chennai.html#Saba">Sabapathy Narayanan (Saba)</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><a href="http://www.indianstorytellingnetwork.org/Chennai.html#Sai">Sai Pradeep Induhirran</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><a href="http://www.indianstorytellingnetwork.org/Chennai.html#Sandhya">Sandhya Ruban</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><a href="http://www.indianstorytellingnetwork.org/Chennai.html#Shan">K Shanmugasundaram (Shan)</a>.<br> <a href="http://www.indianstorytellingnetwork.org/Chennai.html#Sheetal">Sheetal Rayathatha</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><a href="http://www.indianstorytellingnetwork.org/Chennai.html#Srividya">Srividya V.</a><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><a href="http://www.linkedin.com/pub/sudha-umashanker/6/465/495">Sudha Umashankar</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><a href="http://www.saharaasia.in/">Uma Balu</a>. <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><a href="https://www.facebook.com/MadrasStoryWorks">Vasugi Ram Manohar</a>.<br style='mso-special-character:line-break'> <![if !supportLineBreakNewLine]><br style='mso-special-character:line-break'> <![endif]></span></p> <p 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