CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Residencies:
Teller-in-Residence, International Storytelling Center, Jonesborough, TN – 2014

Festivals:
Exchange Place, National Storytelling Festival, Jonesborough, TN – 2001
Governors Island Storytelling Festival - 2016
C-U Folk & Roots Festival - 2015
Ray Bradbury Storytelling Festival, IL - 2014
1st Asian American Storytelling Festival, CA – 2014
Stories Connect Us All Online Storytelling Festival - 2013
Belleville Festival of Stories, IL 2013
Talk Story Storytelling Festival, HI - 2013
STORY! Festival, Story City, IA - 2011
Illinois Storytelling Festival - 2011
Once Upon a Time Storytelling Festival, IL - 2009
JustStories Storytelling Festival, IL - 2007
Orcas StoryFest, WA - 2007
Three Rivers Storytelling Festival, PA - 2006
A Tale for Two Cities, MI – 2006, 2005
Children’s Humanities Festival, IL – 2004
Storytelling at the Prairie Center, IL – 2009, 2004
Canton Storytelling Festival, MI – 2002
Keepers of the Word Storytelling Festival, MA – 2001, 1999
Storytelling ’98, Detroit Story League, MI – 1998
Wild Onion Storytelling Celebration, IL – 1997, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1991

Conferences:
Butler Literature Conference, Dominican University, IL - 2013
Northlands Storytelling Conference – 2013, 2010
Sharing the Fire Storytelling Conference, RI - 2011
American Library Association National Conference - 2005
National Storytelling Network Conference Closing Ceremony – 2003
Betty Weeks Storytelling Conference, IL – 2001
Illinois School Library Media Association Conference, 1994

Museums and Gardens:
Chicago Botanic Garden, IL – 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006
Morton Arboretum, IL – 2014, 2008, 2007
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC – 2010
Art Institute of Chicago, IL – 2003
Smart Museum of Art, IL - 2003
Detroit Institute of the Arts, MI – 1999, 1998
Field Museum of Natural History, IL – 1998

Schools and Libraries:
College of DuPage, IL - 2016
Urbana Free Library Fairy Tale Ball, IL - 2016
Highland Park High School, IL – 2016, 2015, 2009
Maine East High School, IL - 2016, 2015
Storytelling Around the World, University of Chicago, IL - 2016
Monterey Public Library, CA - 2012
Carthage College, WI – 2005
Science and Arts Academy, IL - 2005
Thomas Hughes Children’s Library, Chicago, IL – 2005, 2004, 2001
District 15 Family Literacy Faire, IL – 2001, 2000
University of Wisconsin School of Library and Information Science, WI – 2001
Allerton Institute, University of IL – 1997

And More:

Hans Christian Andersen Statue in Central Park - 2016, 2015
The Mather Evanston - 2017, 2016
River Trail Nature Center, IL - 2016, 2015
This Much is True, IL - 2015, 2013
Park Ridge Spirit of '45 - 2015
Illinois Holocaust Museum Docent Study Group - 2015
Peoria Clean Water Celebration, 2015
North Shore Senior Center, IL - 2015
Archaeology Day, University of IL, - 2014
Day of Remembrance, Chicago History Museum, IL – 2012
Stage Left Café, IL – 2010, 2008
Japanese American Citizens League National Convention - 2010
Storytelling Arts of Indiana, IN - 2010
Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, IL – 2009
Maui Community College, HI – 2009
Chicago Area School Library Network – 2005

Publications:

Shimojima, Anne and Sheri Lucterhand. "The Wave" Tsunamis.
Stenson, Jane, Sherry Norfolk, and Lynette J. Ford, eds. Science with Storytelling; Strategies for the K-5 Classroom. McFarland & Company, 2017. 215-219.

“An Interview with Sanyutei Ryuraku”
Storytelling Magazine. January/February/March 2015:14-16.

Shimojima, Anne. "Hidden Memory: From Family History Project to Performance Piece." Web log post. National Storytelling Network Blog. National Storytelling Network, 17 Jan. 2012.

“Hana’s Suitcase; A Story to Bridge Cultures.”
Norfolk, Sherry and Jane Stenson, eds. Social Studies in the Storytelling Classroom. Parkhurst Brothers, Inc., 2012.

“Invisible No More.”
Storytelling Magazine. November/December 2011:17.

“Fourth Grade is the Best Grade Because of Storytelling!”          
Green, Ellin and Janice M. Del Negro. Storytelling: Art and Technique. Santa Barbara: Libraries Unlimited, 2010. 193-198.

“Hidden Memory; A Family History Project.”
Norfolk, Sherry, Jane Stenson and Diane Williams, eds. Literacy Development in the Storytelling Classroom. Westport: Libraries Unlimited, 2009. 224-228.

“From the Library Media Center; Storytelling Through the Grades.”    
Norfolk, Sherry, Jane Stenson and Diane Williams, eds. The Storytelling Classroom. Westport: Libraries Unlimited, 2006. 1-5.

“Storytelling Goes to School.”
Storytelling Magazine. January-February 2004: 22-23.

“Storytelling in the School Library Media Center.”
Hearne, Betsy, Janice M. Del Negro, Christine Jenkins, and Deborah Stevenson, eds. Story: From Fireplace to Cyberspace; Connecting Children and Narrative.  Urbana: The Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois, 1998. 4-10.  http://www.ideals.illinois.edu/handle/2142/677

“Meet the Storyteller…Anne Shimojima”
Collins, Rives and Pamela J. Cooper. The Power of Story; Teaching Through Storytelling. 2nd ed.  Allyn and Bacon, 1997. 19-22.