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Scientists Study Why Stories Exist

Scientists Study Why Stories Exist Wall Street Journal (New York, NY), April 4, 2014 Summary: We human beings spend hours each day telling and hearing stories. We always have. Why? At a fascinating workshop at Stanford last month called “The Science of Stories” scientists and scholars talked about why reading Harlequin romances may make you…

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Schools, Colleges, Universities

East Tennessee State University http://www.etsu.edu/stories This site lists information about the Masters Program in Storytelling at ETSU, the National Storytelling Youth Olympics, Storytelling World Magazine, and other programs developed by Flora Joy, the department chair. The Graduate Institute http://www.learn.edu/ The Institute serves mature, lifelong learners in their pursuit of personal transformation and professional development. Oral…

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Saving Tay Nguyen Epics

Viet Nam News (Hanoi, Vietnam), January 15, 2006 Summary: The people of Tay Nguyen have been reciting epic narratives for generations, but as oral storytelling starts to die out with the village elders, this ancient tradition is slowly starting to dissappear. A VND17 billion (US$1 million) State-funded project is being undertaken by the Folklore Study…

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