SCEP Live Online: Storyteller Margaret Read MacDonald

May 6, 10:00am - 10:45am
Mānoa Campus, Hosted by Kaunoa Senior Center Online Add to Calendar

Born and raised in Southern Indiana, Margaret will share personal tales. MacDonald is author of over 66 books drawing on her experience as a children’s librarian and traveling storyteller and her PhD in folklore studies. MacDonalds books include Peace Tales, Teaching with Story and Pickin’ Peas.MRM has performed and taught workshops in schools and festivals around the world. (Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Jamaica, Mexico, Kenya Egypt, Austria, Belgioum Poland, Spain, the Philippines.)

May 4: Borneo Tales Margaret Read MacDonald shares magical Kadazan-Dusun tales from the island of Borneo.

May 5: One tale two continents and beyond Margaret Read Macdonald tells and discusses three versions of Type 513 Extraordinary Companions. Chet Huat Chet Hai, a Thai mythological tale, Hardy HardAss, an Appalachian variant, and the Tongan tale, Lasa’s Canoe.

May 6: Attempted romances A girl follows a snake-man into the forest, a young man cuts off a monster’s tail to please a girl; a proud girl requires any man who woes her to wrestle her in a vat of palm oil.


Event Sponsor
UH Manoa Outreach College, Mānoa Campus

More Information
Outreach College, 8089568246, csinfo@hawaii.edu, https://www.outreach.hawaii.edu/events/storyteller-margaret-read-macdonald/

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