FGCU Storytelling Conference - Storytelling as Healing

  • June 21 - 23, 2024
  • Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU)

    10501 FGCU Boulevard South
    Fort Myers, Florida 33965
Ticket Price Free Register Now
Description

Do you want to learn more about the healing art of oral storytelling?

FGCU Storytelling "Spoken Stories Creating Community" presents workshops and events.

Theme - Storytelling as Healing: Creating Community, Transforming Lives

Featured Storytellers - Susan O'Halloran, Robin Schulte, Mary Lou Williams, Joel Ying

Schedule (tentative, subject to change)

Fri Jun 21

LOCATION: Auditorium, Academic Building 9 (The Water School), FGCU

7pm - 9pm   Opening Welcome Address
                        Tell and Talk: "Storytelling as Healing" by  our Featured Tellers


Sat Jun 22

LOCATION: Community Room, Room 138, Academic Building 9 (The Water School), FGCU

9am – 10:30am WORKSHOP: "Everyone Has a Story - How to Find Yours"; facilitated by Joel Ying and Mary Lou Williams

11am – 12:30pm WORKSHOP: "Creating Community with Storytelling"; facilitated by Susan O'Halloran and Robin Schulte

12:30pm – 2pm LUNCH BREAK

2pm – 3:30pm Panel Discussion: "Storytelling as Healing: Creating Community, Transforming Lives" - Moderator Lori Cornelius and our panel of Featured Tellers

4pm – 5pm Story Coaching – Learn from the coaching process with featured storytellers. Sign up at the event for story coaching by our professional storytellers.

5pm – 7pm DINNER BREAK

LOCATION: Auditorium, Room 106, Academic Building 9 (The Water School), FGCU

7pm – 9pm Performance: "Healing Stories" by our Featured Tellers

 

Sun Jun 23

LOCATION: Community Room, Room 138, Academic Building 9 (The Water School), FGCU

10am – 11:30am Storytelling Circle - Facilitated by the Tamiami Tale Tellers, our local Fort Myers Storytelling Guild. Join us to listen and/or bring your own story to add to the circle.

Featured Storytellers

Sponsors

This event is FREE and open to the public by a generous donation from our sponsors. Seating is limited. Register Today!

  • Florida Storytelling Association (FSA)
  • Seidler Foundation grant to FGCU Creative Writing Program, Dept of Lang & Lit, College of Arts & Sciences
  • FGCU Storytelling
Date & Time

Jun 21, 2024 7:00 PM - Jun 23, 2024 11:30 AM

Venue Details

Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU)

10501 FGCU Boulevard South
Fort Myers, Florida 33965 Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU)
FGCU Storytelling

"Spoken Stories Creating Community." FGCU Storytelling presents oral storytelling events as a performance art, community art, healing art. Produced by Dr. Joel Ying and Prof. Lori Cornelius for the Dept of Language and Literature and the Dept of Integrated Studies, College of Arts and Sciences, Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU). Sponsored by Seidler Foundation, Wasmer Art Gallery, Florida Storytelling Association.