Duke and UNC Welcome Filmmaker Marco Williams as the 2014–15 Lehman Brady Visiting Professor

    Duke and UNC Welcome Filmmaker Marco Williams as the 2014–15 Lehman Brady Visiting Professor

    The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University is honored to host acclaimed filmmaker and film educator Marco Williams on the Duke and University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill campuses as the 2014–15 Lehman Brady Visiting Joint Chair Professor in Documentary Studies and American Studies. CDS coordinates the cross-campus collaboration, which brings distinguished practitioners and scholars of the documentary arts to […]

    Deadline Approaching for CDS/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography

    Deadline Approaching for CDS/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography

    Submissions for the seventh CDS/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography competition will be accepted through September 15, 2014. The prestigious biennial prize is awarded by the Center for Documentary Studies and the Honickman Foundation. Sandra S. Phillips, senior curator of photography at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, is this year’s prize judge; Joshua […]

    Listen: Student Work from the 2014 Making It Sing Audio Institute

    Listen: Student Work from the 2014 Making It Sing Audio Institute

    This summer, nine producers from across the country came to the Center for Documentary Studies for the Making It Sing Audio Institute, an intensive annual weeklong course offered through our Continuing Education program. Open to audio producers of all levels of experience, from beginners to accomplished industry professionals, the workshop helps them boil down their […]

    Latvian Photographer Iveta Vaivode Wins 2014 CDS Documentary Essay Prize

    Latvian Photographer Iveta Vaivode Wins 2014 CDS Documentary Essay Prize

    “The ambivalence of photographs, their possibilities and limitations, suggest that we should not trust images as records of our lives and histories.”—CDS Documentary Essay Prizewinner Iveta Vaivode In her photo essay “Somewhere on a Disappearing Path,” Iveta Vaivode seeks to create a new family album, one full of images of imagined memories. The compelling, unique […]

    Amanda Berg and Sarah Stacke: 2014–15 Lewis Hine Documentary Fellows

    Amanda Berg and Sarah Stacke: 2014–15 Lewis Hine Documentary Fellows

    Founded on the spirit, values, and actions of Lewis Hine, the Lewis Hine Documentary Fellows Program at the Center for Documentary Studies connects the talents of young documentarians with the resources and needs of organizations serving children and their communities around the world. Read more about Lewis Hine Documentary Fellows and their work on the program’s blog […]

    Events+Exhibitions

    Washington, D.C.'s Hardcore Punk Scene Comes Alive in "Hard Art, DC 1979"
    Washington, D.C.’s Hardcore Punk Scene Comes Alive in “Hard Art, DC 1979″

    The Center for Documentary Studies is pleased to host the traveling exhibition Hard Art, DC 1979, fe…

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    Watch: Instructors Describe Undergraduate Classes in Documentary Studies
    Watch: Instructors Describe Undergraduate Classes in Documentary Studies

    Enjoy these videos describing three Fall 2014 undergraduate courses at the Center for Documentary …

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    Student Work

    Listen: "East Durham/Cleveland Holloway Stories" from the 2014 Hearing Is Believing Audio Institute
    Listen: “East Durham/Cleveland Holloway Stories” from the 2014 Hearing Is Believing Audio Institute

    At the Center for Documentary Studies‘ twelfth annual introductory audio institute, Hearing…

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