ONLINEDig Deep: Affect Change With Stories

Next Event: August 15, 2023 Free
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Trying to convince people there is a climate crisis with common sense and science doesn’t work. People listen through their emotions, not through their reason. In this six-week class online, you will learn a simple technique to write an emotional story from your authentic self. Whether you want to explain the science of climate change or the Jewish concept of repairing the world, learn to write from your deep, authentic voice. You’ll wind up writing your story, which then becomes everyone’s story and creates a community to affect change.

The instructor, Dr. Thea Iberall, is the author of the ecofeminist novel “The Swallow and the Nightingale.” She was inducted into the International Educators Hall of Fame in 2015 for her creative teaching methods. Her poetry book, “The Sanctuary of Artemis,” traces the roots of patriarchal domination. Her musical, “We Did It For You! Women’s Journey Through History,” tells the story of how women got their rights in America. Thea has taught writing since 2005, focusing on teaching Jack Grapes’ method writing techniques. She has a master’s degree in professional writing from USC and a Ph.D. in computational neuroscience from UMass.

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Every week on Tuesday, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pmLast event on August 15, 2023
* Registration closes on July 11th

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