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Personal website of John W. Higgins
established 1996

  Digital Storytelling
Information about and resources for Digital Storytelling.
[being revised]
   Photo of   Writings and Research Interests; Contact Info
Includes writings related to community-based media; contact information.
Photo of Turkish Cypriot fighter 1960s   Cypriot Voices
Oral histories. Turkish Cypriot stories recorded in 1996 by university students at Eastern Mediterranean University. Greek Cypriot stories recorded in 2010 by students at the University of Cyprus.
  Photo of puppet show   Night Vision Puppets  San Francisco
25 years of street theatre.
Photo of Turkish Cypriot fighter 1960s  

Storytelling Projects

University of San Francisco
Digital stories created 2013-now

  obie and creep in graveyard   Shock Theatre  Broadcast TV horror movie program with local skits and parodies, 1972 to 1985.

Nicosia, Cyprus
Digital stories created 2008, 2010, and 2011 by workshop participants at Cypriot universities, non-profits, Cyprus Community Media Centre,
and Cyprus Fulbright Commission

Oral Histories
Oral histories of family and neighbors
collected by students at
Eastern Mediterranean University (1996)
and University of Cyprus (2010)



Oral History Association annual meeting
Tampa, October 2015
Higgins: “Oral Histories in Cypriot Classrooms:
Memory, Reconciliation and Divided Communities”


6th International Digital Storytelling Conference
Northampton/Amherst, September 2015
Higgins: "Digital Storytelling: Reflexive Practice in the University Classroom"

OURmedia Papers  Archive of papers from OURmedia conferences 2001-2004.
Community Media White Papers   Alliance for Community Media (ACM), CMR issue on Access Philosophy. [Archived]
What's Going On In Community Media   2007 Report  from the Benton Foundation on the impact and significance of community media.
Web Resources   Links to some sites of interest. A bit dated. [Archived]
OURMedia/NuestrosMedios   Network of activists, scholars and practitioners engaged in grassroots, community, alternative media. OUR-media.org


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