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1940RE: [SACC-L] FW: Theatre and Cultural Anthropology

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  • Dianne.Chidester@kctcs.edu
    Mar 3, 2003
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      "My Heart Is Still Shaking" has not been published. I was able to do this
      with special permission from the Marjorie Shostak scholarship fund and the
      co-author, Beverly Bynum at Emory. The story presents some of Shostak's
      early conversations with Nisa and then Shostak's return visit with Nisa
      after her diagnosis with breast cancer. It is an extremely moving play.

      Contact Beverly Bynum in the Theater Department at Emory.

      Dianne

      -----Original Message-----
      From: Philip Stein [mailto:stein2@...]
      Sent: Monday, March 03, 2003 11:08 AM
      To: SACC-L@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: RE: [SACC-L] FW: Theatre and Cultural Anthropology


      Diane,

      Where can I get a copy of the Shoshtak play?

      Phil

      --- Dianne.Chidester@... wrote:
      > I think using theater as another avenue of learning
      > is a great idea.
      >
      > I've used Marjorie Shoshtak's "My Heart is Still
      > Shaking" which has been
      > presented at AAA and at the University of South
      > Carolina. Here at JCC, we
      > did a "reader's theater" presentation of it.
      > Students commented that it
      > made people in the textbook "real."
      >
      > I haven't used, but keep thinking I'd like to use,
      > theater in the classroom.
      > At South Carolina, a group of students would come
      > into the classroom and
      > perform a scene without words. Each student was
      > required to describe what
      > they saw and what the actions meant. It was a great
      > way to get at the
      > Rashomon Effect, bias, writing ethnography,
      > symbolism, and all kinds of
      > stuff.
      >
      > Also, one of my colleagues here at JCC has written
      > plays based on oral
      > histories she has collected from immigrants.
      > Students love it.
      >
      > Dianne
      >
      >
      > Be sure to check out the SACC web page at
      > www.anthro.cc (NOTE THE NEW ADDRESS!!) for meeting
      > materials, newsletters, etc.
      >
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      >
      >



      Be sure to check out the SACC web page at www.anthro.cc (NOTE THE NEW
      ADDRESS!!) for meeting materials, newsletters, etc.

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