Posts Tagged ‘Literacy Through Photography’

Literacy Through Photography Exhibit Highlights Global Engagement

Literacy Through Photography Exhibit Highlights Global Engagement

An exhibit at Duke University features work by students in South Korea, New Zealand, Tanzania, and the United States, from recent Literacy Through Photography (LTP) projects led by Center for Documentary Studies faculty, including LTP director Katie Hyde, as well as Duke undergraduates who have studied at CDS. The innovative teaching methodology was developed at CDS and integrates photography and writing […]


Literacy Through Photography Student Exhibit at the Durham Public Library, Through June 13

Literacy Through Photography Student Exhibit at the Durham Public Library, Through June 13

An opening event on May 17 will celebrate photographs and writings by sixth- and seventh-grade students from the School for Creative Studies in Durham, North Carolina, that are now on view at the Durham County Library through June 13, 2014. More than seventy students worked with Duke University undergraduates in Literacy Through Photography, a class at the Center […]


Student Photos from Literacy Through Photography in Arusha, Tanzania, at the Durham County Library

On Saturday, November 16, a reception for an exhibit of photographs taken by students in Arusha, Tanzania, will be held at the main branch of the Durham County Library. The works are part of Literacy through Photography, an innovative arts and education program at the Center for Documentary Studies that challenges children to photograph scenes […]


Read Online: New Winter Issue of “Document,” CDS’s Quarterly Publication

Read Online: New Winter Issue of “Document,” CDS’s Quarterly Publication

The Winter 2013 issue of the Center for Documentary Studies‘ quarterly newsletter, Document, is now available to read online, featuring a look at our current exhibits—photographer LaToya Ruby Frazier’s Campaign for Braddock Hospital and photographer Gordon Parks’s 1956 photo essay from Life magazine, The Restraints: Open and Hidden; information on the upcoming Full Frame Documentary Film Festival; an essay […]


Register Now for CDS Summer Institutes and Workshops—and Watch and Listen to Projects from Summer 2011

Register Now for CDS Summer Institutes and Workshops—and Watch and Listen to Projects from Summer 2011

From the Intensive Introduction to Documentary Studies to Digging In: An Audio Retreat with Big Shed, the Center for Documentary Studies is offering seven summer learning opportunities through its continuing education program. These intensive sessions, lasting from two to eight days, are open to the general public (and their completion counts as credit toward the […]


Upcoming Workshops, “Portraits and Dreams,” Teach Principles of Storied CDS Program

Upcoming Workshops, “Portraits and Dreams,” Teach Principles of Storied CDS Program

Two upcoming continuing education workshops teach instructors the principles of Literacy Through Photography (LTP), the famous CDS program created by photographer and teacher Wendy Ewald to encourage students to explore their world through photography. The workshop will be offered in May and again in August. Through presentations, discussions, and hands-on activities, participants in Portraits and Dreams will […]


New Book: “Literacy and Justice Through Photography:
 A Classroom Guide”

New Book: “Literacy and Justice Through Photography:
 A Classroom Guide”

In 1990, photographer Wendy Ewald, with encouragement from Durham, North Carolina, school administrators and support from the Center for Documentary Studies, started the Literacy Through Photography (LTP) program, working in the Durham Public Schools to make photographs the basis for a variety of learning experiences across the curriculum. Since then, LTP has worked with numerous […]


“Alphabet Project”: Exhibition of Photographs in Boston by Lewis Hine Fellow Jennifer Carpenter

"Alphabet Project": Exhibition of Photographs in Boston by Lewis Hine Fellow Jennifer Carpenter

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 […]


Literacy Through Photography Course “Portraits and Dreams” Open for Registration

Literacy Through Photography Course "Portraits and Dreams" Open for Registration

Discover the program created by photographer and teacher Wendy Ewald that encourages students to explore their world through photography. This workshop instructs teachers how to use photography and writing as a tool for increasing students’ critical thinking, self-expression, and personal involvement in school. By linking picture making, writing, and critical thinking, this workshop will help […]


Literacy Through Photography – Arusha, Tanzania Exhibition Reception and Panel Discussion

Literacy Through Photography – Arusha, Tanzania Exhibition Reception and Panel Discussion

Photographs, posters, and texts from the Literacy Through Photography project in Arusha, Tanzania are on view at CDS through January 8, 2011. A reception for the exhibit, with a talk by Katie Hyde, will take place on October 21. A panel discussion about the exhibition will be held on November 4. More details at http://cds.aas.duke.edu/exhibits/nowonview.html First-year […]


Literacy Through Photography – Arusha, Tanzania Exhibition

Literacy Through Photography – Arusha, Tanzania Exhibition

Literacy Through Photography – Arusha, Tanzania June 28, 2010 – January 8, 2011 Kreps and Lyndhurst Galleries Opening Reception: Thursday, October 21st, 6-9 p.m. Talk by Katie Hyde: 7 p.m. Panel Discussion: Thursday, November 4th, 7 p.m. The Literacy Through Photography program at CDS will present an exhibition of photographs documenting its long-term involvement with […]


Undergraduate Certificate in Documentary Studies Graduation Ceremony Spring 2010

Undergraduate Certificate in Documentary Studies Graduation Ceremony Spring 2010

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 […]


LTP Opening at Through This Lens

LTP Opening at Through This Lens

photographs from the opening reception at through this lens Photographs by Elena Rue


Literacy Through Photography: An Exhibit of Pictures and Writing

Literacy Through Photography: An Exhibit of Pictures and Writing

Literacy Through Photography: An Exhibit of Pictures and Writing Through This Lens 303 E. Chapel Hill Street, Durham, NC On Display April 28–May 2, 2009