Jun 29, 2022  
2020-2021 SGPP Catalog and Handbook 
2020-2021 SGPP Catalog and Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MAIS515 Storytelling (3 cr.)

This course explores the significance of stories in making meaning of complex issues. Multi-disciplinary theories on the function of stories and their origins in mythology are emphasized. The course utilizes cross-cultural as well as comparative examples from contemporary fine arts and popular culture.

Upon completion of the course, all students are expected to be able to do the following:

  1. Discuss story and myth and their roles in shaping human culture.
  2. Examine how to study human culture through techniques such as observation, description, analysis, and participation in studying human cultures.
  3. Practice diverse modes of practice, such as storytelling, performance, text, viewing, and reflection.
  4. Analyze the use of story in conveying complex issues and its application to diverse issues. 

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