The Digital Griot: From Oral Tales to Film to All Future Forms of Storytelling.
Welcome to our course on The Digital Griot: From Oral Storytelling through Film to All Future Forms. In this course, we will explore the evolution of storytelling in Africa and how technology is shaping the future of storytelling. We will begin by defining the Digital Griot and examining the role of technology in storytelling. Next, we will delve into the rich tradition of oral storytelling and folktales in Africa and explore the art of oral storytelling. We will then examine the impact of film and literature on African storytelling and explore modern storytelling in Africa. Finally, we will look to the future and examine the potential of technology, such as virtual and augmented reality and AI, in storytelling. Through lectures, discussions, and hands-on activities, you will gain a deeper understanding of the Digital Griot and the role of technology in storytelling. Join us on this journey and discover the power of storytelling in the digital age.