Archive for December, 2010

Continuing Education Graduation Ceremony Photos

Continuing Education Graduation Ceremony Photos

Photos from the Continuing Education Certificate in Documentary Arts final projects presentation and graduation ceremony. More information about the Fall 2010 graduates and their final projects Learn more about Continuing Education at CDS


Fall 2010 Issue of Document

Fall 2010 Issue of Document

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Video Interviews with Munkzhul Chuluunbat, Visiting Filmmaker from Mongolia

Video Interviews with Munkzhul Chuluunbat, Visiting Filmmaker from Mongolia

Munkhzul Chuluunbat is the executive director of Globe Art Center, which offers an international documentary film festival, a children’s art festival, and a series of workshops, meetings, and training opportunities. She is also the founder of Gal Pictures, an independent film production company that creates documentaries, feature films, and TV shorts. Chuluunbat’s visit to the […]


Register Now for Spring 2011 Continuing Education Courses

Register Now for Spring 2011 Continuing Education Courses

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Podcast Available: “Diagnosis: A Photographer’s Guide,” A Talk by Alex Harris

Podcast Available: “Diagnosis: A Photographer’s Guide,” A Talk by Alex Harris

In this talk photographer Alex Harris shows his photographs taken at the Samaritan House Clinic in San Mateo California and discusses how his work as a documentary photographer in the field resonates with the work of physicians in the clinic. Pediatrician/photographer and former student, John Moses, introduces Harris. Alex Harris is a founder of the […]


Listen to Student Audio Documentary Projects

Listen to Student Audio Documentary Projects

Short audio documentaries from undergraduate students in the Fall 2010 Introduction to Audio Documentary course and Spring 2010 The Short Audio Documentary course with John Biewen have been posted on CDS iTunesU. Listen to student audio projects here* *The piece “Friends With Benefits” contains explicit material that may be offensive to some listeners and may […]


The Art of Farming

The Art of Farming

The Art of Farming Photographs and Audio by Undergraduates at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University Farming is among the oldest expressions of human culture. For a documentary artist or student, the farmer and his/her land present potent ground on which to create original artwork that explores and reflects central issues of our day. […]


“Anytown USA: Smithfield” Screening of Student Documentary Video Projects

“Anytown USA: Smithfield” Screening of Student Documentary Video Projects

Anytown, USA is a documentary video production and editing class at the Center for Documentary Studies, in which students produce and edit a short documentary video on a topic of choice related to a small town in North Carolina. This year, students focused on the town of Smithfield, and created six short films. PUBLIC SCREENINGS […]


New Orleans Photo Alliance Offers Second $5000 Michael P. Smith Fund for Documentary Photography Grant

New Orleans Photo Alliance Offers Second $5000 Michael P. Smith Fund for Documentary Photography Grant

The New Orleans Photo Alliance (NOPA) will begin accepting applications January 1, 2011 for the second annual grant of the  Michael P. Smith Fund for Documentary Photography (MPS Fund).  Through the MPS Fund, established in honor of legendary New Orleans photographer Michael P. Smith, NOPA awards one $5,000 grant annually to a Gulf Coast photographer […]


Continuing Education Fall 2010 Final Project Presentations and Graduation

Continuing Education Fall 2010 Final Project Presentations and Graduation

Graduates in the Certificate in Documentary Arts program at the Center for Documentary Studies will present their final projects to the public on December 10 at 7 p.m., followed by a reception. Friday, December 10, 7 p.m. Center for Documentary Studies Auditorium Throughout the year, the Center for Documentary Studies offers continuing education courses in […]


“Coming Home: Stories of Homelessness and Finding Home Again,” Presentation of Student Documentary Projects December 6

“Coming Home: Stories of Homelessness and Finding Home Again,” Presentation of Student Documentary Projects December 6

Ten Duke undergraduates spent the fall semester documenting the people and programs of Housing for New Hope (HNH), an organization that has been working for almost twenty years to prevent and end homelessness in Durham County and Orange County, North Carolina. As part of the course Documentary Engagement, the students were required to spend more than […]