Hoover Porch Series: Family Storytelling with Deleasa Randall-Griffiths

 Wednesday, June 23, 2021 
7:30pm-8:30pm  
Hoover Auditorium Porch & 3rd Street

Whether your goal is lively participation or a chance to sit back and enjoy a few tales, this program promises to spark laughter and touch your heart. Thematic presentation adapted and created for the audience led by famed storyteller Deleasa Randall-Griffiths.

Dr. Deleasa Randall-Griffiths, winner of the Ashland University 2020 Taylor Teaching Award and the 2012 Ohio Communication Association’s Innovative Teacher Award, is a Professor in the Department of Communication Studies at Ashland University. She teaches courses in interpersonal, health, family, and intercultural communication, as well as conflict, mediation and negotiation and international storytelling.

Her research interests include healthcare narratives, family communication, historical performance, and storytelling. She received her B.A. from Indiana University and her M.S. and Ph.D. from Southern Illinois University. She chairs the Ashland Chautauqua Planning Committee which brings history alive through performance.

She has been a featured scholar/performer portraying Carrie Chapman Catt since 2015. She also wrote and directed three local history performances for the Ashland Chautauqua utilizing archival research and oral history.

In the case of inclement weather, this event will be moved to Hoover Auditorium.

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