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This is an invitation to all friends of storytelling. We have a wonderful
program. Hope you can join us.

Please post this announcement or pass it on to someone who might be
interested.


SCHEDULE FOR THE FIFTH ANNUAL UCCB STORYTELLING SYMPOSIUM, FRIDAY AND
SATURDAY, MAY 18 and 19, 2001



FRIDAY EVENING:

Registration: 5-7 p.m. Lobby of the Delta Sydney

Reception: Wine and cheese Reception from 7-8 p.m. in the Cabot Room, Sydney
Delta, followed by storytelling from 8:00 till 10 p.m. This latter part of
the program is open to the public.



SATURDAY



9:00     Brian Sturm, University of North Carolina: "Abducted by Elves: The
listener's journey to the other world."

9:30     Monica Sanchez, Brock University: From the Unconscious to the
Conscious in "Curious Girl."

10:00            Johanna Hiemstra, University of British Columbia: "A quest
of Boundary Crossing: Encountering the Other world in this one."

10:30   Rob Parkinson, Storyteller, Kent, UK: "Qualities of Moment: A
storytelling language about consciousness."

11:00   Sylvia Moore, Annapolis Valley teacher and therapist: "Storying as
consciousness of self."

11:30   Shelley Anne Sandblom, writer and artist, Halifax: "The Concept of
'no-self'."

12:00   Heather Sanderson, Mount Allison University: "Cryptic Tales: the
aging body of the story in the short stories of Alice Munro."



Lunch 12:30-1:30 -



1:30     Laura Simms, Storyteller and teacher: "Thinking like a
 storyteller."

2:00     Lara Hazelton, Staff Psychiatrist, QEII Health Sciences Centre,
Halifax, NS: "Doctor Stories: Therapeutic and other interventions in the
writings of Canadian physicians."

2:30     Betty Trott, Ryerson Technical University, Toronto: "Philosophy as
a form of story telling."

3:00     David Armstrong, writer and artist, Halifax: "Telling a Story in
three media."

3:30     Juice Break

4:00            Catherine Hoyt, U of New Brunswick: "Beyond Words:
Storytelling in sign language."

4:30     Linda Mikolayenko, writer and broadcaster, Saskatchewan: "Rewind
and Press Play:             Nourishing the spirit through aging and loss."

5:00     E. Alex Pierce, UCCB: "Tsobanakos, the Blind Storyteller in John
Berger's To The Wedding: Narrative forms that focus complex structures;
points of view that cannot see."



SATURDAY EVENING- CLOSING DINNER

7:00            Refreshments

7:15     Ray Chodzinski, Brock University, Hamilton Campus: "The last five:
what we've accomplished in Storytelling revival."

7:30     Dinner

8:30     Joe Sheridan, York University, Toronto: "Coyote Lets Being: A
Tribute to Al Grierson, Poet Laureate and Bard of Luckenback, Texas"-- A
presentation/ performance."

This event takes place in Sydney, Cape Breton, NS. The registration fee is
$50.00 and includes the closing dinner as well as refreshments.



To register, send a cheque to UCCB Storytelling, attention Afra Kavanagh,
Dept of Languages and Letters, UCCB, Box 5300, Sydney, NS   B1P 6L2

For further information, call 902-563-1431, or email <[log in to unmask]>