Outline

Outline 2018-01-17T18:05:15+00:00

At WeTell Summer School we will explore theories and practices of performative storytelling to funnel thoughts, ideas and experiences.

We will navigate A VARIETY OF THEMES AND QUESTIONS including:

  • Is the Medium the Message? Oral, written, and digital tools.

  • Media as environments: are friendly technologies truly friendly?

  • Narcissus Narcosis: are you a conscious citizen?

  • Form of communication/form of societies: local, global, glocal.

  • We all tell stories: do you understand mine?

  • Experiencing intercultural and inter-generational practices of telling.

  • How to apply Performative Storytelling to social troubleshooting/problem-solving

  • Technological divide & multicultural societies

A typical day at the WeTell Summer School will combine TRADITIONAL CLASSES to FIELDWORK and to WORKSHOPS.

EACH MORNING, we will gather for PLENARY LECTURES on strategic topics, followed by ASSISTED SELF-LEARNING (alone, in pairs, in small groups).

In the AFTERNOON, we will work in groups to experience and apply performative storytelling to selected case studies, in collaboration with diverse institutions and organizations in the city.

We will engage in OPEN DEBATES on LOCAL AND GLOBAL ISSUES related to practices of inclusion, civic engagement, media as environment, and more.

We will discuss and compare ways TO DETECT AND FACE SOCIETAL PROBLEMS.

We will take part in WORKSHOPS WITH PROFESSIONALS AND COMMUNITIES to experience and test STORYTELLING AS A CREATIVE PRACTICE FOR SOCIAL INNOVATION.

In the EVENINGS, students WILL BE FREE to enjoy one of the many cultural activities organized by the city of Bologna, its institutions and its community. A list of options will be available soon.

To know more about the PROGRAMME click here

To know more about CREDITS & LEARNING OUTCOMES click here.