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Storytelling, Self, Society

An Interdisciplinary Journal of Storytelling Studies

Edited by Joseph Sobol and Jessica Senehi

Subjects: Anthropology, Education, Folklore, Performance Studies, Psychology, Translation

Published two times per year
ISSN 1550-5340
E-ISSN 1932-0280

H-Index: 3

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Storytelling, Self, Society is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal that publishes scholarship on a wide variety of topics related to oral narrative in performance, as social or cultural discourse, and in a variety of professional and disciplinary contexts.

For submission and editorial information, please contact Managing Editor Julie Hyde at SSSJ@umanitoba.ca or visit http://digitalcommons.wayne.edu/storytelling.

Storytelling, Self, Society Volume 11, Number 2 (Fall 2015)

Storytelling in 3D: Interrogating Engagement with Oral Storytelling in the School Classroom
Julie Mundy-Taylor, Josephine May, and Ruth Reynolds

“There’s a Crocodile!”: Training Preschool Teachers to Engage Children through Interactive Oral Storytelling
Barb O’Neill

Crossing Borders: A Multimodal Perspective on Storytelling
Soe Marlar Lwin and Peter Teo

Research Ethics: A Family Story
Krystal Bresnahan

“Who Am I without My Story?”: Uncertainties of Identity (Presentation) in Performed Autobiographical Storytelling
Magdalena Weiglhofer

“Journeys East o’ the Sun and West o’ the Moon”: What Does the Storyteller’s Life, Performance Style, and Signature Story Tell Us?
Patrick Ryan

The Symbolic Meaning of Biblical Names as a Narrative Tool: Moses, Abraham, and David
Gahl E. Sasson

Deconstructing the Magic Spell: The Recent Fairy Tale Scholarship of Jack Zipes
Caren Schnur Neile

To find out when the next issue will be available, see the Journals Publication Schedule.

Storytelling, Self, Society Volume 12, Number 1 (Spring 2016)
Special Issue: Storytelling in Libraries

Introduction to the Special Issue: Storytelling in Libraries
Janice M. Del Negro

With Our Own Words: Librarians’ Perceptions of the Values of Storytelling in Libraries
Brian W. Sturm and Sarah Beth Nelson

“Stories: A List of Stories to Tell and to Read Aloud”: The History of the New York Public Library’s Storytelling List
Marilyn Berg Iarusso

Storytelling, Oral History, and Building the Library Community
Renate Chancellor and Shari Lee

From Theory to Practice: Read/Leer; Bilingual Storytelling in the Public Library
Selenia Paz

The Curators of Cultural Tradition: Storytelling Activities of the National Library of Trinidad and Tobago
Sujin Huggins

Storytelling in Public Libraries: The Women, the Mission, the Stories
Janice M. Del Negro


On Magical Tales: Myth, Legend, and Enchantment in Children’s Books, edited by Carolyne Larrington and Diane Purkiss
John Dennis Anderson

National Communication Association Ethnography Division's Best Special Journal Issue, 2015