Posts Tagged ‘Iris Tillman Hill’

Remembering Leslie Brown

Remembering Leslie Brown

“My family is from the South, and I began my career as a historian sitting under the dining room table listening to the grown folks talk.” —Leslie Brown We at the Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) were very saddened to learn of Leslie Brown’s recent passing, and have always known how fortunate we were that our […]


Interview with New CDS Director Wesley Hogan

Interview with New CDS Director Wesley Hogan

On July 1, 2013, the Center for Documentary Studies welcomed its third director since our founding at Duke University in 1989. Wesley C. Hogan’s tenure follows that of Tom Rankin, who had directed CDS since 1998, and Iris Tillman Hill. Hogan returns to Durham—she received her master’s and doctorate in U.S. History at Duke—from Virginia […]


Book and Exhibit: “One Place: Paul Kwilecki and Four Decades of Photographs from Decatur County, Georgia”

Book and Exhibit: "One Place: Paul Kwilecki and Four Decades of Photographs from Decatur County, Georgia"

“I am frequently asked by people who have not seen my work why I spend my life documenting one simple place like Decatur County, Georgia. People confuse simple with small; they’re not the same thing. There are no simple places or simple lives. . . . . Life [in Decatur County] is like life everywhere, and I […]


New Book: “In This Timeless Time: Living & Dying on Death Row in America,” by Bruce Jackson and Diane Christian / Includes DVD of Their Film “Death Row”

New Book: "In This Timeless Time: Living & Dying on Death Row in America," by Bruce Jackson and Diane Christian / Includes DVD of Their Film "Death Row"

  In This Timeless Time features photographs by Bruce Jackson and text by Bruce Jackson with Diane Christian, as well as a DVD of their film Death Row, and “is about life on Death Row in Texas, the special prison within a prison the state maintains for men it plans to put to death,” as […]