Posts Tagged ‘Harper’s Magazine’

Register Now: Summer Master Class in Documentary Writing With Duncan Murrell and Rosecrans Baldwin

Register Now: Summer Master Class in Documentary Writing With Duncan Murrell and Rosecrans Baldwin

The Center for Documentary Studies is pleased to offer this new advanced writing class, to be taught by CDS writer in residence Duncan Murrell and novelist and essayist Rosecrans Baldwin. July 30–August 4, 2012 Center for Documentary Studies 1317 W. Pettigrew St. Durham, North Carolina This intensive one-week workshop on craft, structure, and the art […]


CDS Writer in Residence Duncan Murrell Participates in “Metamorphs: Artists Spin Science” at UNC–Chapel Hill, April 2

CDS Writer in Residence Duncan Murrell Participates in “Metamorphs: Artists Spin Science” at UNC–Chapel Hill, April 2

A unique upcoming event at UNC–Chapel Hill will explore a new twist in contemporary art. In “Metamorphs: Artists Spin Science, organized and moderated by UNC Distinguished Term Professor of Art elin o’Hara slavick, three “aesthetic game-changers” who are exploring the intersection of art and science will present their work, followed by a panel discussion with […]


Good Read: Interview With Duncan Murrell, CDS Writer in Residence

Good Read: Interview With Duncan Murrell, CDS Writer in Residence

Duncan Murrell is an award-winning writer and journalist from North Carolina. He is a contributing editor at Harper’s Magazine and The Normal School and a consulting editor at Southern Cultures. Murrell has written about living in New Orleans for a year after Hurricane Katrina, as well as on such topics as immigration, politicians, termites, vultures, […]


Podcast Available: CDS Writer in Residence Duncan Murrell Discusses Life and Writing on WUNC’s “The State of Things”

Podcast Available: CDS Writer in Residence Duncan Murrell Discusses Life and Writing on WUNC’s “The State of Things”

CDS Writer in Residence Duncan Murrell was the guest on WUNC’s (91.5 FM) “The State of Things” on December 5 with host Frank Stasio. Besides CDS and its documentary writing program, the wide-ranging discussion touched on . . . military service, New Orleans, termites, and bow hunting, among other topics. Duncan Murrell on “The State […]


Documentary Writing Speaker Series: John Jeremiah Sullivan Reads from “Pulphead” October 25 at the Regulator Bookshop

Documentary Writing Speaker Series: John Jeremiah Sullivan Reads from "Pulphead" October 25 at the Regulator Bookshop

Pulphead is a sharp-eyed, uniquely humane tour of America’s cultural landscape—from high to low to lower than low—by an award-winning young star of the literary nonfiction world. In it, John Jeremiah Sullivan takes us on an exhilarating tour of our popular, unpopular, and at times completely forgotten culture. Simultaneously channeling the gonzo energy of Hunter S. Thompson […]


Documentary Writing Speaker Series / Jeff Sharlet, “Sweet Heaven When I Die: Faith, Faithlessness, and the Country In Between”

Documentary Writing Speaker Series / Jeff Sharlet, "Sweet Heaven When I Die: Faith, Faithlessness, and the Country In Between"

Sweet Heaven When I Die is that hard to find thing: an honest, careful, hard-hitting book that looks at religion as part of the continuum of passions and beliefs that Americans share. Sharlet’s previous book, the New York Times bestseller The Family, provided a groundbreaking, widely praised expose of the influence of Christian fundamentalism at […]


Announcing the Winners of the 2011 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards

Announcing the Winners of the 2011 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards

In recognition of mutual interests in documentary and fine art photography, Daylight Magazine and the Center for Documentary Studies started an international competition in 2010, the Daylight/CDS Photo Awards, to honor and promote talented and committed photographers, both emerging and established. 2011 Guest Jurors: Anthony Bannon, director, George Eastman House; Darren Ching, owner, Klompching Gallery, and […]


Accepting Applications—Master Class: Nonfiction Writing with Ted Conover, Roger Hodge, and Duncan Murrell

Accepting Applications—Master Class: Nonfiction Writing with Ted Conover, Roger Hodge, and Duncan Murrell

The Center for Documentary Studies is pleased to announced that National Book Critics Circle Award winner Ted Conover and former editor of Harper’s Magazine Roger Hodge will lead week-long workshops this summer in narrative nonfiction, journalism, and documentary writing. This is an unusual opportunity to work closely with two of our finest writers and editors […]


Roger Hodge Speaks at CDS in March 2010

Roger Hodge Speaks at CDS in March 2010

Roger Hodge at the Center for Documentary Studies from Center for Documentary Studies on Vimeo. Roger Hodge, Part 2: Q&A from Center for Documentary Studies on Vimeo.


“My Rise and Fall: Roger Hodge on The State of Magazines”

"My Rise and Fall: Roger Hodge on The State of Magazines"

“My Rise and Fall: Roger Hodge on The State of Magazines” Friday, March 5, 7 p.m. Center for Documentary Studies Auditorium Roger Hodge, until recently the editor of Harper’s Magazine, will discuss the prospects of long-form journalism into the future as he recounts his experiences working with writers and offers his perspectives on the shifting […]


Documentary Writing: A Conversation With Roger Hodge And Duncan Murrell

Documentary Writing: A Conversation With Roger Hodge And Duncan Murrell

Documentary Writing: A Conversation With Roger Hodge And Duncan Murrell March 4, 2009 6:30 p.m. Please join us for a conversation about documentary writing — ­what defines the genre, where it’s practiced, why it makes a lasting impact­ — with the editor of Harper’s Magazine and an accomplished journalist whose mastery of long-form narrative writing […]