News / iSchool to host “Storytelling and Place” Workshop, April 20


The University of Pittsburgh’s School of Information Sciences (the iSchool) is pleased to host the “Storytelling and Place Workshop,” on April 20, 2011. This day-long opportunity will explore techniques for developing stories of place and environment in an increasingly nomadic, suburbanized society.  The iSchool is pleased to be bringing in Malcolm Green to serve as facilitator for this workshop.  Mr. Green has 20 years’ experience as a professional storyteller, working especially on environmental storytelling with primary and secondary school children and adults. More information about the “Storytelling and Place Workshop” can be found at It will take place from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm in the scenic Schenley Park Café and Visitor Center in Oakland.  Breakfast and lunch will be provided for each participant. There is no charge for those attending the workshop.  However, space is limited; therefore, those interested in participating are asked to send a reservation by April 18 to In the e-mail, please include: your name, e-mail address, cell phone number, and business/university affiliation. Your reservation will be confirmed via return e-mail.