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Posts Tagged ‘Durham County Library’

September 4: “Hidden Stories of Abandoned Places” at the NC Museum of History

September 4: "Hidden Stories of Abandoned Places" at the NC Museum of History

The Center for Documentary Studies is cosponsoring this discussion featuring five documentarians as they describe their journeys into places that were once filled with life but gradually became shadows and skeletons of that past vitality. Photographer Scott Garlock, whose exhibit Rural Revival inspired the event, will be joined by CDS and MFA|EDA instructor Alex Harris, MFA|EDA students Jon-Sesrie […]


“Divine” Exhibition at Durham County Library Through October 31

"Divine" Exhibition at Durham County Library Through October 31

Through the end of October, MFA|EDA student Roxanne Campbell will have work from her ongoing photography series, Divine, on view at the Durham County Library. A series documenting nine Black Greek fraternities and sororities throughout the Southeast, Divine focuses on the “connection between history and the ritualistic natures of these groups.” The exhibit is co-sponsored by the Power Plant […]


Durham Library’s Events Inspired by Congressman John Lewis’s Graphic Novel on the Civil Rights Movement

Durham Library's Events Inspired by Congressman John Lewis's Graphic Novel on the Civil Rights Movement

This October, the Durham County Library hosts Durham Reads Together, featuring March: Book One, Congressman John Lewis’ graphic memoir about his struggle for civil and human rights that also reflects on the highs and lows of the broader civil rights movement. The library’s biennial program invites the entire community to read the same book and attend programs—film screenings, talks, exhibits, […]


New Orleans Photographer Remembers Katrina in “40 Days and 40 Nights,” Thursday, August 29

New Orleans Photographer Remembers Katrina in "40 Days and 40 Nights," Thursday, August 29

On the eighth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Durham County Library will host Donn Young, the official photographer of the Port of New Orleans, for his presentation “40 Days and 40 Nights,” a portrait of New Orleans after the storm. Young will be joined by UNC-Chapel Hill professor Gavin Smith, an expert in post-disaster recovery and […]


Undergraduate Documentaries: Stories of Homelessness and Finding Home Again, December 5 at the Durham County Library

Undergraduate Documentaries: Stories of Homelessness and Finding Home Again, December 5 at the Durham County Library

Eleven Duke undergraduates from the Center for Documentary Studies and the Hart Leadership Program will present their short documentaries on homelessness or formerly homeless individuals living in the Triangle at an event hosted by Housing for New Hope, an organization that has been working for almost twenty years to prevent and end homelessness in Durham […]


Undergraduate Documentaries: Stories of Homelessness and Finding Home Again, December 5 at the Durham County Library

Eleven Duke undergraduates from the Center for Documentary Studies and the Hart Leadership Program at Duke University will present their short documentaries on homelessness or formerly homeless individuals living in the Triangle at an event hosted by Housing for New Hope, an organization that has been working for almost twenty years to prevent and end […]


October 19: CDS Director Wesley Hogan Speaks at Durham County Library

October 19: CDS Director Wesley Hogan Speaks at Durham County Library

This October, the Durham County Library hosts its biennial Durham Reads Together program, featuring March: Book One, Congressman John Lewis’ graphic memoir about his struggle for civil and human rights that also reflects on the broader civil rights movement. As part of the program, Center for Documentary Studies director Wesley Hogan will give a talk on Sunday, October 19, about the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee […]