Fall 2016: Work by CDS Undergraduate Faculty

“View From Studio Window. (10:47–10:48 a.m.).” Photo by Lisa McCarty from her “Lumen” series.

Notable recent news and events featuring Center for Documentary Studies undergraduate faculty include the following; see the CDS undergraduate education Tumblr for more information and updates:

Kelly Alexander received a Duke University Council for European Studies Fellowship for 2016–2017 for her project “Of Truffles and Trash: The New Social Economy of Food Waste in Brussels, Belgium”

+ John Biewen released a “Story of Storymakers” video, produced by Natalie Robles (former CDS student), with material from Ian McClerin

+ Lana Garland was awarded a Fulbright Specialist trip to Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda

+ Jaki Shelton Green and Chris Sims were named Teaching for Equity Fellows at Duke for 2016–2017

+ Alex Harris spoke at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta on September 10 and will speak at the College of Charleston’s Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art on November 1 as part of their Meet the Maker Series

+ Lisa McCarty’s “Lumen” project featured in Oxford American’s “Eyes on the South” series

+ Charlie Thompson was interviewed on UNC TV Bookwatch for Border Odyssey and directed a film for Farm Aid–Homeplace Under Fire–that was screened at the USDA

+ Tom Rankin interviewed Bill Ferris about The South in Color at the Nasher Museum of Art

+ MJ Sharp was an Artist-in-residence at Power Plant Gallery for July 2016

+ Chris Sims was named a Bacca Fellow at the Language, Arts and Media Program at Duke and a DAAD Fellow at the Zentrum fuer Zeithistorische Forschung, Potsdam, Germany, Summer 2016

+ Mary Williams performed “Music from the Movement” concert as part of the National Folk Festival in Greensboro on September 18

+ Mike Wiley Performed “One Noble Journey” on September 22 at the Hayti Heritage Center

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