Research outputs and knowledge sharing
BOOK CHAPTER: Heinemeyer, Catherine (2017) 'Embracing indeterminacy in participatory storytelling'. In Reason, Matthew and Rowe, Nick (eds.) Applied Practice: Evidence and Impact in Theatre, Music and Art, London: Methuen Drama, 238-245.
A copy is available on request.
A copy is available on request.
Heinemeyer, Catherine (forthcoming) 'Adventures in storyhacking: facilitating indirect inter-community dialogue through storytelling'. Teaching Artist Journal 16:3-4. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.11861.27361
Heinemeyer, Catherine and Durham, Sally (2017) 'Is narrative an endangered species in schools? Secondary pupils' understanding of "storyknowing"', Research in Education 99:1, 31-55.
Accepted copy: ray.yorksj.ac.uk/id/eprint/2519/
Full copy: journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/0034523717740151
(See also linked articles on TheConversation.com and Oracy@Cambridge blog.)
Reason, Matthew and Heinemeyer, Catherine (2016) ‘Storytelling, Story-retelling, Storyknowing: Towards a Participatory Practice of Storytelling.’ Research in Drama Education 21:4, pp.558-573.
Paper in full: www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13569783.2016.1220247
Selected conference papers and abstracts
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'Multi-artform storytelling and migration: a refuge from the limelight', talk at Storytelling As Refuge / Storytelling for Refuge symposium, University of South Wales, 6th April 2018.
'Story as research in postnormal times', keynote talk at How The Gypsies Got Their Music: The Future of Storytelling Research, University of Warwick, 28th Nov 2016.
‘Disentangling voices in dialogue: the storytelling exchange as a model for reporting research’, paper in ‘Authorship, language and rigour in the ‘second wave’ of applied practice research’, mini-panel with El Stannage at Theatre and Performing Arts Research (TAPRA) annual conference, Applied and Social Theatre Working Group, 5-7 Sept 2016.
‘Young People’s Voices in the Policy Process: must we tell our own stories?’ Storytelling and Justice Symposium, George Ewart Evans Centre for Storytelling, 13 May 2016.
‘The school storyteller-in-residence: the power and the limitations of an ‘osmotic’ approach to disseminating PaR’. Value and Virtue conference, York St John University, 9-10 June 2015.
‘Neither potion nor polemic, but a provocation: teenagers’ engagement with myth’. Myths in the Social Sciences symposium, University of York, 13 May 2015.
‘Telling Tales with Teenagers: stories from the front line’. Tales Beyond Borders symposium, University of Leeds, 23 April 2015. Talk in full here.
'Storytelling and drama with teenagers: who provides the raw materials for cultural democracy?' TAPRA Conference, 3-5 Sept 2014.
'Was that a true one? Teenagers and traditional stories'. Postgraduate Symposium, Theatre, Film and Television Department of the University of York, 2 June 2014.
Knowledge sharing with non-academic audiences
Mental health crisis in teens is being magnified by demise of creative subjects in school.
Article on TheConversation.com, 3 Sept 2018.
The dying art of storytelling in the classroom. Article on TheConversation.com, 11 Apr 2018.
Is narrative an endangered species in UK schools? Guest post on Oracy@Cambridge blog, 10 Dec 2017.
'Blending it: Impressions from ‘Storyknowing,’ a symposium and festival of storytelling and theatre with adolescents', article in Storylines, the journal of the Society for Storytelling, Autumn 2016.
'Rites of Passage Re-Written': performance based on my practice with adolescents at 'A Bit Craic', Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 2nd Sept 2016
'STORYKNOWING: A Festival and Symposium of Storytelling and Theatre with Young People', 22-23 April 2016. I curated this event and made both a workshop and performance contribution.
'Wormwood in the Garden': A collaborative performance with Imogen Godwin which was performed at the Love Arts festival and conference on arts in mental health, June/July 2015, and shown as part of a talk at Higher York's Everybody's Business conference for schools, colleges and universities (25 Nov 2015) on young people's mental health.
‘Close Encounters in Another World: what storytelling can do’. Workshop for mental health professionals at Safe and Sound, CAMHS conference, Burnley, 13 Nov 2015.
‘A Dialogue in Another Room: Meetings with Young People Through Story’. UK Council for Psychotherapy Children’s Faculty Listen to My Story training event, York St John University, 4 July 2015. (see participant handouts on Maple House page)
'The Story of Rob(y/i)n: digital story produced with young people at Maple House as a submission to the 'Discover' enquiry into the recommissioning of CAMHS in York and North Yorkshire. Shown by two Maple House residents and myself at 'Discover' professionals' workshop, January 2015.
'ACTING UP: Storytelling in the devising process'. This 'catalogue document' of my practice-as-research, at Acting Up youth theatre for young people with additional needs, also served as a guide to Acting Up's practice for its funders, local schools and other partners.
‘A meta-narrative of a storytelling workshop with adolescent young people’, talk for Narrative and Adolescence seminar, International Centre for Arts and Narrative (ICAN), York Theatre Royal, 10 March 2014. See film below.