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Posts Tagged ‘Edward O. Wilson’

CDS Instructors Sims and Rue Help Create “Inspired by Nature,” a Video Project Featured in the iPad Issue of “National Geographic Kids”

CDS Instructors Sims and Rue Help Create "Inspired by Nature," a Video Project Featured in the iPad Issue of "National Geographic Kids"

Christopher Sims and Elena Rue, both instructors at the Center for Documentary Studies, were commissioned by the E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation to collect audio and video material for a collaborative storytelling project that aimed to capture stories about our connection with nature, and how we are inspired and transformed by this connection. The first short […]


Event for E.O. Wilson and Alex Harris’s Acclaimed New Book, “Why We Are Here: Mobile and the Spirit of a Southern City”

Event for E.O. Wilson and Alex Harris's Acclaimed New Book, "Why We Are Here: Mobile and the Spirit of a Southern City"

An event with storied evolutionary biologist Edward O. Wilson and documentary photographer Alex Harris at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University will celebrate the publication of their acclaimed new book, Why We Are Here: Mobile and the Spirit of a Southern City. The event is free and open to the public. Wilson, now in his eighties, has […]


New Book By Alex Harris and E. O. Wilson On the “Spirit of a Southern City”

New Book By Alex Harris and E. O. Wilson On the "Spirit of a Southern City"

Pulitzer-Prize winning evolutionary biologist Edward O. Wilson, now in his eighties, has long contemplated the disparity between his life at Harvard and his roots in Alabama, “where my heart has always lived, close to the memory of Mobile’s landscapes and my people,” he writes. In their new book, Why We Are Here: Mobile and the Spirit of […]


Alex Harris Presents at PhotoNight on the UNC–Chapel Hill Campus, Monday, February 27

Alex Harris Presents at PhotoNight on the UNC–Chapel Hill Campus, Monday, February 27

Photographer and writer Alex Harris, a CDS founder and professor of the practice of public policy and documentary studies at Duke University, will be this month’s PhotoNight speaker for the UNC–Chapel Hill student chapter of the National Press Photographers Association. PhotoNight events are held around the world, providing an avenue for the enhancement of the […]


Keynote Address by Edward O. Wilson and Alex Harris

Keynote Address by Edward O. Wilson and Alex Harris

Alex Harris and E. O. Wilson will talk about their forthcoming book, Why We Are Here, as the keynote address for the annual meeting of the Alabama Historical Association. Scheduled for release by W. W. Norton by 2012, the book is a history of Mobile, Alabama by Wilson from the time of the earliest Spanish […]