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Beyond Textbooks: How Students Create Connection Through Narrative

<div class="wp-block-dt-story-meta-plus-text"><p>Nineteenth-century hoopskirts; food and agriculture; living while incarcerated. These are distinct subjects, but at a recent event at the John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute, they had something in common: stories.</p><p>Students who delved into these topics as part of a summer program showed how narratives and community connected them more deeply to these topics than solely traditional academic research would.</p><p>As part of the program, <a href="https://fhi.duke.edu/programs/story">Story+</a></p></div>