2016 First Book Prize in Photography Countdown Highlights Past Winners: From 2010, Benjamin Lowy's "Iraq | Perspectives"

    2016 First Book Prize in Photography Countdown Highlights Past Winners: From 2010, Benjamin Lowy’s “Iraq | Perspectives”

    The CDS/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography is a biennial prize that offers publication of a book of photography, a $3,000 award, and inclusion in a website devoted to presenting the work of winners of the prize. Each year a significant and innovative artist, curator, or writer in photography is chosen to judge the prize […]

    Remembering Leslie Brown

    Remembering Leslie Brown

    “My family is from the South, and I began my career as a historian sitting under the dining room table listening to the grown folks talk.” —Leslie Brown We at the Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) were very saddened to learn of Leslie Brown’s recent passing, and have always known how fortunate we were that our […]

    2016 First Book Prize in Photography Countdown Highlights Past Winners: From 2008, Jennette Williams' "The Bathers"

    2016 First Book Prize in Photography Countdown Highlights Past Winners: From 2008, Jennette Williams’ “The Bathers”

    The CDS/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography is a biennial prize that offers publication of a book of photography, a $3,000 award, and inclusion in a website devoted to presenting the work of winners of the prize. Each year a significant and innovative artist, curator, or writer in photography is chosen to judge the prize […]

    2016 First Book Prize in Photography Countdown Highlights Past Winners: From 2004, Steven B. Smith’s “The Weather and a Place to Live”

    2016 First Book Prize in Photography Countdown Highlights Past Winners: From 2004, Steven B. Smith’s “The Weather and a Place to Live”

    The CDS/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography is a biennial prize that offers publication of a book of photography, a $3,000 award, and inclusion in a website devoted to presenting the work of winners of the prize. Each year a significant and innovative artist, curator, or writer in photography is chosen to judge the prize […]

    2016 First Book Prize in Photography Countdown Highlights Past Winners: From 2002, Larry Schwarm's "On Fire"

    2016 First Book Prize in Photography Countdown Highlights Past Winners: From 2002, Larry Schwarm’s “On Fire”

    The CDS/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography is a biennial prize that offers publication of a book of photography, a $3,000 award, and inclusion in a website devoted to presenting the work of winners of the prize. Each year a significant and innovative artist, curator, or writer in photography is chosen to judge the prize […]

    Events+Exhibitions

    August 26: Final Installment of "Audio Under The Stars"
    August 26: Final Installment of “Audio Under The Stars”

    Audio Under the Stars—a series of summer-long outdoor listening parties hosted by the Center for D…

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    Programs+Projects

    Register Now: New Fall 2016 Continuing Education Courses, Both Onsite and Online
    Register Now: New Fall 2016 Continuing Education Courses, Both Onsite and Online

    The Center for Documentary Studies offers Continuing Education classes year-round—in photography, …

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    Student Work

    2016 John Hope Franklin Student Documentary Award Winners
    2016 John Hope Franklin Student Documentary Award Winners

    Five undergraduates from local universities pursued summerlong documentary projects as recipients o…

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    "Southern Accent" Opens September 1 at Duke's Nasher Museum of Art
    “Southern Accent” Opens September 1 at Duke’s Nasher Museum of Art

    The Nasher Museum of Art’s upcoming exhibition, Southern Accent: Seeking the American Sout…

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