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Corinne Stavish

Corinne Stavish
College Professor, Director Tech and Prof Comm

Humanities, Social Sciences, and Communication

HUM S227
cstavish@ltu.edu
248.204.3656 p
248.204.3518 f

Background + Expertise

Biography


Prof. Stavish teaches communication and literature.  She has a strong interest in Biblical Literature and Storytelling.  Her educational background includes a B.A. in Speech and Theater/English, from the University of Illinois, and an M.A. in Speech and Performing Arts, from Northeastern Illinois University.  In addition to being a University Educator, Prof. Stavish also has experience as a Professional Storyteller, Communication Specialist/Consultant, and Executive Director.


Education


M.A. Speech and Performing Arts, Northeastern Illinois University


B.S. Speech and Theatre, University of Illinois 


Honors, Award, and Memberships


Detroit Jewish Woman Artist of the Year, 2001


Marburger Award, Faculty Member of the Year, 1999


Publication


2012                       Four stories to be included in online Introduction to Literature book:


                               http://www.pearsonlearningsolutions.com/custom-library/the- pearson-custom-library-introduction-to-


                               literature


2010                       Guilt Trips (CD)


2010                       Sha! Don’t Tell (CD)


2006                       The Storyteller’s Companion to the Bible, (Abingdon Press) Volume on Parables, wrote one-third


                               of the stories.


2005                       Solidarity Forever:  Growing Up Union (CD)


2004                       Storytelling Magazine, January/February, Guest Editor


2003                       “Holy Humor: When Risqué Becomes Risky.” In Storytelling Magazine, September/October


2001                       Hussies, Harlots, Heroines: Shady Ladies of the Bible,  with Barbara McBride-


                                Smith               


2001                       “QUESTions!—The Foundation of Retelling Biblical Stories.” in     Storytelling Magazine, May/June.


2000                       “Coming to America--Dayanu!” in Jewish Storytelling Newsletter


1997                       "Planting Tree," Article in The Apple Tree, (April)            


1996                       Seeds from Our Past: Planting for the Future, Jewish Stories


                                and Folktales, Editor


1996                       I'd Rather Be ME!   Audio-cassette tape


1994                       “Forbidden Friendship” in Storytelling World


1994                       Women: Willful, Witty, Wise   Audio-cassette tape


1993                       “Who Can Retell?” in Jewish Family


1993                       “Slinging Stories” in Storytelling World


1993                       “Slinging Stories” in Jewish Family


1992                       Tales Through the Ages for All Ages Audio-cassette tape



Scholarly Activities (includes, grant, conference presentations, etc.)


National Storytelling Festival, Jonesborough, TN


International Storytelling Center, Jonesborough, TN


Timpanogos Storytelling Festival, Orem Utah


Jackson Story Fest, Jackson, MI


Phillips Theological Seminary, Tulsa, OK


Jewish Retreat Institute, Cleveland, OH



Courses Taught


COM2103       Technical and Professional Communication


COM2113       Speech


COM3553       Interpersonal and Nonverbal Communication 


COM3563       Collaborative Communication for Leaders


LLT3453         American Literature, Reconstruction to the Present


LLT3713         Drama: Theory and History 


LLT4963         Seminar in Communication: Bible as Literature


COM6123       Professional Presentation Strategies


COM6523       Developing the Corporate Story


COM6553       Advanced Interpersonal Communication


COM6463       Team Problem Solving and Decision Making


COM7203       Technical Communication Practicum


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