Posts Tagged ‘Joy Salyers’

Register Now: Third Session Added for “Intensive Introduction to Documentary Studies”

Register Now: Third Session Added for “Intensive Introduction to Documentary Studies”

Due to demand, our Continuing Education program is offering a third session of the Intensive Introduction to Documentary Studies course this summer. This intensive, weeklong class is designed for distance students who are pursuing the Certificate in Documentary Arts and fulfills their introductory course requirement, and it is also ideal for any student wishing to get a grasp of […]


Register Now for Upcoming Continuing Ed Classes in the Documentary Arts

Register Now for Upcoming Continuing Ed Classes in the Documentary Arts

The Center for Documentary Studies Continuing Education program offers a full range of multi-week courses, weekend workshops, online courses, and summer institutes. The upcoming spring classes are filling up fast! For more information on the classes and instructors, and to register, click the class links below: Documentary and the Three-Act Structure (also offered online) (Joshua Dasal) Saturday, February […]


Introductory Seminar in Documentary Studies: Register Now for This Continuing Education Class

Introductory Seminar in Documentary Studies: Register Now for This Continuing Education Class

Due to strong demand the CDS Continuing Education program will offer an additional section of the Introductory Seminar in Documentary Studies. Led by folklorist Joy Salyers, the class is designed for students in the Certificate in Documentary Arts program or those who plan to enroll. The documentary arts encompass many genres and numerous means of interacting with the world, […]


CDS Students Help Curate a New Photo Exhibit on Traditional Labor in North Carolina

CDS Students Help Curate a New Photo Exhibit on Traditional Labor in North Carolina

Students in a recent Center for Documentary Studies continuing education class helped curate an exhibit of renowned photographer Cedric Chatterley’s work, which will open on April 29 at the Durham County Library. “We wanted to raise the curtain on the practical, hands-on tasks of creating and mounting an exhibit,” says folklorist and curator Liz Lindsey. […]


New Class Explores Documentaries for Social Change Focusing on Coal Appalachia

New Class Explores Documentaries for Social Change Focusing on Coal Appalachia

CDS is pleased to offer a new continuing education class taught by folklorist Joy Salyers and documentary photographer Roger May—Can Docs for Social Change Make a Difference? The effects of mining coal in Appalachia, especially in eastern Kentucky and western West Virginia, have been featured in documentaries for decades. The federal government’s War on Poverty […]