Digital Storytelling Workshop
About This Event
This working group attempts to lay the foundation for a multi-year digital storytelling and oral history project with BIPOC students/alumni in order to envision and enact new institutional futures. We ask: What role does the institution have in telling the memory of itself? What happens when institutional histories prove disturbing? How can researchers navigate this kind of uncomfortable work? How can universities and researchers serve as allies of historically and institutionally marginalized communities? Our initial workshop will focus on digital storytelling and project building with two key figures in building the SNCC Digital Gateway Project: Karlyn Forner, former project manager and continuing collaborator, author of "Why the Vote Wasn’t Enough for Selma" (Duke University Press, 2017); and John Gartrell, Director, John Hope Franklin Research Center for African and African American History & Culture, Duke University.