2015 Lange-Taylor Prizewinning "Post Mégantic" Exhibit Opens December 5

    2015 Lange-Taylor Prizewinning “Post Mégantic” Exhibit Opens December 5

    Opening December 5, Center for Documentary Studies will host an exhibition of photographs from Post Mégantic, Michel Huneault’s 2015 Lange-Taylor prizewinning project on a small town in Quebec that was the site of Canada’s deadliest train disaster in 150 years. His project of remembrance garnered Huneault CDS’s prestigious Lange-Taylor Prize in 2015; the $10,000 annual award supports documentary artists involved in ongoing […]

    December 9: Certificate in Documentary Arts Grads Present Final Projects

    December 9: Certificate in Documentary Arts Grads Present Final Projects

    At a graduation event at the Full Frame Theater, Continuing Education students at the Center for Documentary Studies will present their final projects to the public and receive their Certificate in Documentary Arts, having completed a structured sequence of courses. During the course, students finish a substantial documentary work—projects that often move out into the world in the […]

    December 2: Fresh Docs Series Screens "Staring Down Fate"

    December 2: Fresh Docs Series Screens “Staring Down Fate”

    The Center for Documentary Studies and the Southern Documentary Fund are pleased to present a free screening of Jeffrey Mittelstadt’s Staring Down Fate, the story of a red wolf biologist—diagnosed with ALS—as he searches for meaning in his terminal illness while the endangered species he dedicated his career to faces another potential extinction. The film is presented as part of the Fresh Docs series featuring […]

    Undergraduate Jeainny Kim Reflects on the 2016 Summer Study in the Arts Award

    Undergraduate Jeainny Kim Reflects on the 2016 Summer Study in the Arts Award

    Jeainny Kim (Trinity ’18) received a 2016 Summer Study in the Arts award from Duke University’s Council for the Arts, having been nominated for this honor by her DOCST 318S Photography Workshop instructor, MJ Sharp, and with the support of CDS’s faculty. Kim applied her award this past summer towards a Summer Residency in Photography at […]

    November 4: Artist Talk with Duke Undergraduate Jeainny Kim for "Welcoming Uncertainty: Portraits and Scanner Works"

    November 4: Artist Talk with Duke Undergraduate Jeainny Kim for “Welcoming Uncertainty: Portraits and Scanner Works”

    Jeainny Kim (Trinity ’18) received a 2016 Summer Study in the Arts award from Duke University’s Council for the Arts, having been nominated for this honor by her DOCST 318S Photography Workshop instructor, MJ Sharp, and with the support of CDS’s faculty. Kim applied her award this past summer towards a Summer Residency in Photography at […]

    Events+Exhibitions

    December 1: "Are You Listening? Four Triangle Podcasters Take The Stage" in Durham
    December 1: “Are You Listening? Four Triangle Podcasters Take The Stage” in Durham

    Along with other North Carolina podcasters, CDS audio director John Biewen will take the stage in Du…

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    Programs+Projects

    Apply Now: Duke Student Fellowships at the 2017 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival
    Apply Now: Duke Student Fellowships at the 2017 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

    February 1, 2017, deadline: Duke University undergraduates have the unique opportunity to join other…

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    Student Work

    Undergraduate Jeainny Kim's "Welcoming Uncertainty: Portraits and Scanner Works"
    Undergraduate Jeainny Kim’s “Welcoming Uncertainty: Portraits and Scanner Works”

    Jeainny Kim (Trinity ’18) received a 2016 Summer Study in the Arts award from Duke University’s …

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    CDS Recommends

    "Transgender USA" Exhibit On View at the Power Plant Gallery Through December 22
    “Transgender USA” Exhibit On View at the Power Plant Gallery Through December 22

    CDS recommends Transgender USA, an exhibition featuring the photographs of Mariette Pathy Allen on …

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