This digital story was created by Adam Ussher in the 2017 J-term course Documentary Video Challenge: Digital Storytelling for Social Justice, taught by Professor Sandra Patton-Imani at Drake University.
Natalie Larimer created this digital story in Documentary Video Challenge: Digital Storytelling for Social Justice, a 2017 J-term course taught by Professor Sandra Patton-Imani, Department for the Study of Culture and Society, Drake University.
Jacob McKay created this digital story in the Drake University J-term class SCS 153: Documentary Video Challenge: Digital Storytelling for Social Justice.
This short (3 min.) digital video story explores my location of self as an ethnographic researcher, an adoptee, and as a human. I draw on research I conducted in Seoul, Korea and in the U.S. about transnational adoption.
Students in Introduction to Women’s Studies are reading about the power of narrative to create social change. We will soon begin digital storytelling service learning projects with local organizations. “…the power that stories have to generate hope and engagement, personal dignity and active citizenship, the pride of identity, and the humility of human connectedness” (pg 1).