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Kayhan Irani, Theater Performance, Telling Stories To Change The World

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Date:
Wednesday, November 05, 2008
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type:
Other
Organizer/Author:
Location Details:
Revolution Books
2425 Channing Way @ Telegraph
Berkeley
510-848-1196


Telling Stories to Change the World is a powerful collection of essays about community-based and interest-based projects where storytelling is used as a strategy for speaking out for justice. Contributors from locations across the globe—including Uganda, Darfur, China, Afghanistan, South Africa, New Orleans, and Chicago—describe grassroots projects in which communities use narrative as a way of exploring what a more just society might look like and what civic engagement means. These compelling accounts of resistance, hope, and vision showcase the power of the storytelling form to generate critique and collective action. Together, these projects demonstrate the contemporary power of stories to stimulate engagement, active citizenship, the pride of identity, and the humility of human connectedness.

Ms. Irani will also perform and lead a discussion.
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Added to the calendar on Tue, Oct 28, 2008 1:47PM
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