Archive for November, 2009

Schedule for “The Art of Farming” Public Symposium, December 4-5, 2009

Schedule for “The Art of Farming” Public Symposium, December 4-5, 2009

Hine Fellow Elena Rue’s Exhibit “Love After Loss” At The World Bank In Washington, D.C.

Hine Fellow Elena Rue's Exhibit "Love After Loss" At The World Bank In Washington, D.C.

To learn more about Elena Rue and her Hine Fellowship project, visit her page on the Lewis Hine Documentary Fellows Program website.


Jazz Loft Project Book And Website Launch Party In durham On December 3, 2009

Jazz Loft Project Book And Website Launch Party In durham On December 3, 2009

The Art of Farming: A Public Symposium, December 4-5, 2009

The Art of Farming: A Public Symposium, December 4-5, 2009

The Art of Farming: A Public Symposium December 4–5, 2009 Keynote Speaker: Verlyn Klinkenborg “Farming and the Problem of Complexity” December 4, 7:30 p.m., ETC Auditorium, North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, Durham Presented by the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University In conjunction with the national documentary project Five Farms: Stories from […]


The Jazz Loft Project: An Interview With Sam Stephenson

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Daylight Magazine Podcast Features “The Bathers”

Daylight Magazine Podcast Features "The Bathers"

The Bathers: Photographs by Jennette Williams is featured in the November 2009 podcast from Daylight magazine and on multimediamuse.org.


“The Politics of Representation: Documentary and Identity” Workshop

"The Politics of Representation: Documentary and Identity" Workshop

“Today” Show Video Segment And “New York Times” Piece Profile The Jazz Loft Project

"Today" Show Video Segment And "New York Times" Piece Profile The Jazz Loft Project

Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy Today Show Friday, November 13, 2009 Watch the interview with Sam Stephenson, Jazz Loft Project Director, from the broadcast. New York Times Sunday, November 15, 2009 “The most chaotic and soulful gift book this year. . . an elegiac stew of sight and […]


The Jazz Loft Project Radio Series

The Jazz Loft Project Radio Series

Listen to the Jazz Loft Project radio series on the WNYC website. Episode 1: “Introduction” Episode 2: “Images of the Loft” Episode 3: “The Tapes” Episode 4: “Hall Overton” Episode 5: “Before the Loft” Episode 6: “Ron Free” Episode 7: “Flower District” Episode 8: “Monk Town Hall Concert” Episode 9: “More Tapes” Episode 10: “Times […]


Flying On One Engine

Flying On One Engine

Flying On One Engine A Film By Joshua Weinstein Friday, November 20, 2009, 7 p.m. (reception at 6 p.m.) Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University Part of Southern Circuit – Tour of Independent Filmmakers Wheelchair bound, without a larynx, and diagnosed with a life-threatening aortic aneurysm, Dr. Sharadkumar Dicksheet now lives only so he […]


The Jazz Loft Project On The Today Show November 13

The Jazz Loft Project On The Today Show November 13

The Jazz Loft Project to be featured on the Today show! Sam Stephenson will be interviewed by Ann Curry on Friday, November 13th. The segment is scheduled to air at 9:43 a.m. Tune in to NBC, or visit Today show’s website to watch after the broadcast.


Videos From The Jazz Loft Project: Bill Crow, Joey Massters, And Dan Partridge

Interview with Dan Partridge, Jazz Loft Project Research Associate from Center for Documentary Studies on Vimeo. Interview With Dan Partridge, Jazz Loft Project Research Associate Dan Partridge has been working as part of the Jazz Loft Project since 2003. His role as the “professional listener” on staff has entailed listening to and making detailed notes […]


The Bathers: Opening Reception And Presentation

The Bathers: Opening Reception And Presentation

Deborah Jakubs, Rita DiGallonardo Holloway University Librarian and Vice Provost for Library Affairs, Duke University and Tom Rankin, Director, Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University cordially invite you to an artist’s talk and reception at the opening The Bathers: Photographs By Jennette Williams Rare Book Room, Perkins Library, West Campus, Duke University Thursday, November […]


Undrabörn/Extraordinary Child

Undrabörn/Extraordinary Child

Undrabörn/Extraordinary Child Photographs By Mary Ellen Mark November 5—January 10, 2010 Kreps and Lyndhurst Galleries, Center for Documentary Studies In Undrabörn/Extraordinary Child Mary Ellen Mark portrays in intimate detail the lives of Icelandic children coping with a variety of physical and mental challenges as they go about their daily activities. Moving, poignant, sad and joyous, […]


Videos From “Documented: Stories From Both Sides Of The Border”

Videos By Lewis Hine Documentary Fellow Rebecca Herman “As a Lewis Hine Documentary Fellow from 2007 to 2008, I worked with the Immigrant and Refugee Initiative (RIRI) at Roca, a youth-focused social justice organization located in Chelsea, Massachusetts. Chelsea has the lowest per capita income of any town in the state of Massachusetts; more than […]


The Weather And A Place To Live: Photographs Of The Suburban West

The Weather And A Place To Live: Photographs Of The Suburban West

The Weather And A Place To Live Photographs By Steven B. Smith In anticipation of next week’s launch of The Bathers: Photographs by Jennette Williams, the winner of the fourth biennial CDS / Honickman First Book Prize, we are showcasing an archived presentation by Steven B. Smith, a previous recipient of the prize. Smith spoke […]


Video Institute Summer 2009

Videos from this summer’s video institute are now available for on the CDS site on iTunes U. You can view or download the 12 video shorts for free. Three of the videos are available for viewing below. This summer the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University collaborated with Watts Hospital-Hillandale residents to create short […]