Posts Tagged ‘Michelle Lanier’

Register Now: New Fall 2016 Continuing Education Courses, Both Onsite and Online

Register Now: New Fall 2016 Continuing Education Courses, Both Onsite and Online

The Center for Documentary Studies offers Continuing Education classes year-round—in photography, video, audio, narrative writing, and other creative media. Registration is now open for Fall 2016 classes and workshops with a host of established, new, and online classes on offer; see our twelve new courses below. Additionally, an open information session about CDS Continuing Education courses will […]


March 2016: Work by CDS Faculty

March 2016: Work by CDS Faculty

Notable recent news and upcoming events featuring Center for Documentary Studies undergraduate, MFA, and continuing education faculty includes: + Mike Wiley’s The Parchman Hour: Songs and Stories of the ’61 Freedom Riders, originally produced by CDS and the Department of Dramatic Art at UNC–Chapel Hill, had its professional debut in 2011 at UNC’s Playmakers Repertory under then-director Joseph […]


March 19: Women’s History Lecture with Michelle Lanier at Historic Stagville

March 19: Women’s History Lecture with Michelle Lanier at Historic Stagville

“Her Eyes Have Seen the Glory: African-American Women and the Dreams for Freedom,” an upcoming Women’s History Lecture by longtime Center for Documentary Studies instructor Michelle Lanier, focuses on African American women from North Carolina with a particular emphasis on freedom seeking and freedom dreaming. This event is free and open to the public. Due to the […]


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: Second Session Added for “Intensive Introduction to Documentary Studies”

Register Now: Second Session Added for "Intensive Introduction to Documentary Studies"

Due to demand, our Continuing Education program  is offering a second session of the Intensive Introduction to Documentary Studies course this summer. This intensive, weeklong class—led by oral historian and folklorist Michelle Lanier—fulfills the introductory course requirement for a Certificate in Documentary Arts, but is also ideal for those who simply want to learn the basic history and […]


Now Available To Read Online: Summer 2012 “Document,” the CDS Quarterly Newsletter

Now Available To Read Online: Summer 2012 “Document,” the CDS Quarterly Newsletter

Document is a quarterly publication that features some of the best documentary work supported and produced by the Center for Documentary Studies. The summer 2012 issue of Document is now available to read online, featuring an in-depth look into the six stories coming from the documentary radio project Groundwork; the announcement of the CDS Filmmaker Award along […]


“When Janey Comes Marching Home”: Book Signing and Panel Discussion on Veterans History Projects, Tuesday, March 20, at CDS

"When Janey Comes Marching Home": Book Signing and Panel Discussion on Veterans History Projects, Tuesday, March 20, at CDS

Laura Browder will visit CDS to sign copies of her and photographer Sascha Pflaeging’s book, When Janey Comes Marching Home: Portraits of Women Combat Veterans (University of North Carolina Press, 2010), and to discuss her work with Sharon Raynor, a Humanities Writ Large Faculty Fellow at Duke, and Beth Ann Koelsch, curator of the Betty H. […]


New Photography Exhibit, “When Janey Comes Marching Home,” Now on View at CDS

New Photography Exhibit, "When Janey Comes Marching Home," Now on View at CDS

The recent launch of the Veterans Oral History Project in North Carolina brings When Janey Comes Marching Home: Portraits of Women Combat Veterans to CDS. The exhibit includes forty large-scale (one is 50 in. x 60 in., the rest are 30 in. x 40 in.) color photographic portraits and accompanying oral histories of female soldiers from all five […]


Veterans History Project in North Carolina Kicks Off at CDS November 18

Veterans History Project in North Carolina Kicks Off at CDS November 18

Robert Patrick, director of the national Veterans History Project, will be in Durham on November 18 to help launch a statewide effort to record veterans’ stories and add them to the project’s database at the Library of Congress. The Center for Documentary Studies is hosting Patrick’s presentation, during which he will explain how individuals, families, […]