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Cancelled! Our Stories, Ourselves
Real-life, old-Florida stories of adults and children, rascals and heroes: everyone is a vital part of living Florida history, not something that just happens to other people.
Caren Neile is founding director of the South Florida Storytelling Project. Neile’s teaching and research are in the fields of Intercultural, Cultural and Rhetorical Communication Studies. Her research emphasizes peace and tolerance building, conflict transformation, health and well-being (particularly with regard to the elderly) and culture performance. Her numerous publications include essays in A Beginner’s Guide to Storytelling and Entremundos: New Perspectives on the Life and Work of Gloria Anzaldua, and the book Hidden: A Sister and Brother in Nazi Poland. She is a 2005 National Storytelling Network Oracle Award winner.
This event is funded by Florida Humanities’ Florida Talks program in partnership with the Museum of Florida Art.
Date/time: March 19, 2020 @ 6:30 pm
Presented By:Caren Neile, Storyteller, Scholar