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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 the editors at SSSJ@umanitoba.ca or visit http://digitalcommons.wayne.edu/storytelling.

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

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

Storytelling, Self, Society Volume 12, Number 2 (Fall 2016)
Special Issue: East Tennessee State University Storytelling Program: Storytelling in Higher Education

Introduction to the Special Issue: The East Tennessee State University Storytelling Master’s Degree
Joseph Sobol

Old Boats, New Waters: An Exploration of New Trad Storytelling
Danielle Bellone

“Don’t Lie to Us—We’re from Detroit…”: An Ethnographic Study of The Moth Detroit StorySLAM
Catherine Jo McMaken

Adventures in the Classroom: Creating Traditional-Story-Based Role-Playing Games for the High School Curriculum
Csenge V. Zalka

Speaking of Stories: An Exploration of Oral Stories as an Intervention in Speech Sound Disorders
JaNeal B. Freeman

Storytelling in Appreciative Inquiry
Joel Richards

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