Certificate in Documentary Arts Graduates Present Final Projects, April 25

    Certificate in Documentary Arts Graduates Present Final Projects, April 25

    Six Continuing Education students at the Center for Documentary Studies will graduate this spring from the Certificate in Documentary Arts program, having completed a structured sequence of courses culminating with a Final Seminar taught by folklorist and filmmaker Nancy Kalow. They will present their final projects and receive their certificates at a graduation event at the Full Frame Theater, […]

    Events with Photographers Vincent Cianni and Mariette Pathy Allen

    Events with Photographers Vincent Cianni and Mariette Pathy Allen

    Duke University’s Archive of Documentary Arts has partnered with the Center for Documentary Studies, Daylight Books, the Sallie Bingham Center, and SPECTRE Arts to bring documentary photographers Vincent Cianni and Mariette Pathy Allen to Durham for a series of talks, presentations, and conversations, April 23–25 (see below), culminating with a book signing and exhibition of […]

    "An Everyday Affair" Exhibit of Eastman Kodak Ads Opens at CDS

    “An Everyday Affair” Exhibit of Eastman Kodak Ads Opens at CDS

    “The idea gradually dawned on me that what we were doing was not merely making dry plates, but that we were starting out to make photography an everyday affair.” —George Eastman, founder of the Eastman Kodak Company A new exhibit at the Center for Documentary Studies curated by CDS exhibitions intern Lisa McCarty surveys 101 years of Eastman […]

    Duke Students Launch Digital "Vanishing Point: The Documentary Magazine"

    Duke Students Launch Digital “Vanishing Point: The Documentary Magazine”

    A new digital magazine created by Duke University undergraduates at the Center for Documentary Studies aims to present “the best of the best” student documentary work, says Documentary Publishing instructor Duncan Murrell. From editing to design to promotion, Vanishing Point is a purely student-run publication that will feature work in a variety of documentary forms—audio, […]

    "Beasts of the Southern Wild" Wraps up 2014 Ethics Film Series

    “Beasts of the Southern Wild” Wraps up 2014 Ethics Film Series

    This year’s Ethics Film Series at Duke University explores the idea of a “New South,” featuring documentary and narrative films that grapple with the realities of southern life and the tensions between social progress and persistent inequalities. Screenings and post-film discussions are free and open to the public; refreshments and parking passes are provided. Monday, April 14, 7 p.m. Griffith […]

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    Certificate in Documentary Studies Graduates Present Capstone Projects

    On April 27, eight Duke University students graduating with a Certificate in Documentary Studies—…

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    The Lange-Taylor Prize, re-launched in 2013 by the Center for Documentary Studies, supports docu…

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    Student Mentors Produce "Children and the Experience of Illness," Opening April 24
    Student Mentors Produce “Children and the Experience of Illness,” Opening April 24

    An exhibit of photographs made by young patients and their Duke student mentors—Children and the E…

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