“Generation Dance” Opens in Boston: Exhibit by Jennifer Carpenter, 2010–2011 Lewis Hine Documentary Fellow
Photographs by former Lewis Hine Documentary Fellow Jennifer Carpenter, Generation Dance, tell a story about social dancing from a generation that witnessed a whirlwind of war, revolution, and nation-building. By interweaving 20th century Chinese ballroom dance history with personal accounts from Chinatown’s residents, the exhibit offers unique insight into the value of self-expression and community-building through dance. Generation Dance [...]
The Center for Documentary Studies has launched a new blog, Lookout, for the Lewis Hine Documentary Fellows Program at http://lewishinefellowshipblog.org/. The program connects the talents of young documentarians with the resources and needs of organizations serving children and their communities around the world, and Lookout will feature updates from fellows working in the field, reflections from past [...]
Applications for the 2012 Lewis Hine Documentary Fellows Program are now being accepted. Download the 2012 application form here Application due date: February 6th, 2012 Founded on the spirit, values, and actions of Lewis Hine, the Lewis Hine Documentary Fellows Program connects the talents of young documentarians with the resources and needs of organizations serving [...]
Jennifer Carpenter, a 2010-2011 Lewis Hine Fellow from the Center for Documentary Studies, spent 10 months working with the Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center (BCNC) in Boston, Massachusetts. Inspired by the Literacy Through Photography program, Jennifer conducted six workshops with children at BCNC to produce community alphabets. Each class produced a 26-photograph series corresponding to the 26 letters [...]
Kirk Felsman, born in 1950 in Bethesda, Maryland, died May 22, 2011, in London, England, following a stroke he suffered earlier in the spring. Felsman, a clinical psychologist, had a long association with the Center for Documentary Studies as well as the Hart Leadership Program at the Sanford Institute of Public Policy at Duke University. [...]
Applications for the 2011 Lewis Hine Documentary Fellows Program are now being accepted. Download the 2011 application form here Application due date: January 17, 2011 Founded on the spirit, values, and actions of Lewis Hine, the Lewis Hine Documentary Fellows Program connects the talents of young documentarians with the resources and needs of organizations serving [...]
The Geography of Marriage, an exhibit presented by photographer Anne Weber, is on display at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy on Duke’s West Campus until December 30, 2010. The exhibit, located on the first floor of Rubenstein Hall, depicts 30 couples just before or after their brief, non-denominational civil ceremonies in government offices. [...]
Undergraduate Certificate in Documentary Studies Graduation May 15, 2010 The Certificate in Documentary Studies at Duke University is a program of study involving undergraduate students in community-based research using photography, filmmaking, oral history, and other documentary fieldwork methods. To receive the certificate, students must complete a minimum of six courses and a documentary project that [...]
Somos Villa Victoria: Portraits from Parcel 19 Photographs by Lewis Hine Documentary Fellow Anne Weber La Galeria at Villa Victoria Center for the Arts, Boston On view April 29–May 7 Opening Reception: Thursday, April 29, 6–9 p.m. Special Viewing Hours: 11 a.m.–7 p.m., May 3–7 This exhibition celebrates the residents of Villa Victoria through a [...]
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Become A Lewis Hine Documentary Fellow Applications are due January 13, 2010 Learn more about becoming a Hine Fellow. See the work of Hine Fellow Amanda van Scoyoc and other previous Hine Fellows on the website for the Lewis Hine Documentary Fellows Program.
Videos By Lewis Hine Documentary Fellow Rebecca Herman “As a Lewis Hine Documentary Fellow from 2007 to 2008, I worked with the Immigrant and Refugee Initiative (RIRI) at Roca, a youth-focused social justice organization located in Chelsea, Massachusetts. Chelsea has the lowest per capita income of any town in the state of Massachusetts; more than [...]
The Civil Ceremony Project Photographs by Anne Weber See more work from The Civil Ceremony Project, and work by six other graduating students from the CDS Continuing Education program, on May 15th at 7 p.m. at CDS. Work from The Civil Ceremony Project will be included in the exhibition Forever Hold Your Peace this summer [...]
Founded on the spirit, values, and actions of Lewis Hine, the Lewis Hine Documentary Fellows Program connects the talents of young documentarians with the resources and needs of organizations serving children and their communities around the world. This year’s fellowships have been awarded to Indaia Whitcombe and Christopher Fowler. Indaia Whitcombe, a graduate in sociocultural [...]