Multilingual Digital Storytelling, Museum Artefacts and the Arts: Creative Pathways to Language-and-Culture Learning, is a conference co-organised by Dr Vicky Macleroy and Dr Jim Anderson. Taking place Friday 7 June, the day is split into two parts, with conference panels in the morning, and a digital film festival in the afternoon.
Morning: Multilingual Digital Storytelling, Museum Artefacts and the Arts: Creative Pathways to Language-and-Culture Learning, 9am–2.30pm, Goldsmiths, University of London, Top Floor, Margaret MacMillan Building,
Talks and workshops addressing three dimensions to the conference theme: experience, culture and identity; process and performance;
agency and dialogic thinking.
9am – Registration and tea, coffee and refreshments.
9.30am – Introducing the 3 conference strands: experience, culture and identity; process and performance; agency and dialogic thinking – Dr Jim Anderson and Dr Vicky Macleroy, Goldsmiths, University of London.
10am – Plenary: Making space for learning: Exploring affect in stop-frame-animation. Prof Gabriele Budach, Dimitri Efremov, Daniela Loghin and Gohar Sharoyan, University of Luxembourg.
10.45am – Break.
11.00am–12pm – Conference workshops
- Uncovering tales and building identities through objects and digital media – Dr Vicky Macleroy, Shabita Shamsad, Dimitri Efremov and Sammy Orazi
- Variants of folk tales: setting the scene for a digital story – Dr Chryso Charalambous and Dr Sotiroula Stavrou
- Digitally retelling the tale – Dr John Jessel and Mirela Dumic
12–1pm – Lunch.
1–2pm – Conference workshops.
- Animation, puppetry, book arts, drama and painting in children’s explorations of language and culture – Dr Yu-Chiao Chung and Maria Gaillard
- Playing with Dragons: Drama, Digital Storytelling and Language – Dr Chryso Charalambous and Eleni Koki
- Art and language-and-culture learning: Creative interactions with the work of Ali Omar Ermes – Dr Jim Anderson and Reem Abdelhadi
2–2.30pm – Plenary: Reflections and ideas for moving forward. Dr Vally Lytra and Dr Cristina Ros i Solé.
Afternoon: Mythical Creatures and European Folk Tales – Digital Storytelling Festival 2019, 3–5pm, Goldsmiths, University of London, Curzon Cinema
Partners: Fairy Tale Museum, Cyprus; Goldsmiths, University of London; and University of Luxembourg
3pm – Introduction – Michael Rosen, Prof. of Children’s Literature, Goldsmiths, University of London.
3.30–5pm – Digital storytelling festival - students from project schools presenting and showcasing their bilingual digital stories from Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, England and Luxembourg.
To book, please see the conference Eventbrite. You get free entry to the festival with your conference registration.
This event is supported by the Language Acts and Worldmaking Small Grants scheme.