Posts Tagged ‘Migrant Farmworkers’

Student Action with Farmworkers Receives Service-Learning Award for Contributions to CDS Undergraduate Classes

Student Action with Farmworkers Receives Service-Learning Award for Contributions to CDS Undergraduate Classes

Student Action with Farmworkers (SAF) was honored this spring by Duke University’s Service-Learning Program with a Betsy Alden Outstanding Service-Learning Award, in recognition of SAF’s long commitment to supporting undergraduate courses at the Center for Documentary Studies. SAF was nominated for the Alden Award by Charlie Thompson, director of undergraduate education at CDS, and Christopher […]


CDS Undergraduates Create Videos for National Farmworker Awareness Week 2013

CDS Undergraduates Create Videos for National Farmworker Awareness Week 2013

Working in collaboration with Student Action with Farmworkers (SAF) and other farmworker organizations nationwide, ten undergraduate students at CDS have created a series of short videos to be used as part of the media campaign for the 14th annual National Farmworker Awareness Week, to be held March 24-31, 2013. The students are enrolled in DOCST 332S “Farmworkers […]


“The Guestworker”: Reception, Free Screening, and Filmmaker Q&A on March 21

"The Guestworker": Reception, Free Screening, and Filmmaker Q&A on March 21

A film event at the North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh focuses on The Guestworker, which documents a grueling season on a North Carolina farm. At a time when American immigration policies are generating heated debate, the film offers an evenhanded look at some of those policies in action. The Guestworker Thursday, March 21: 6:30 p.m. reception; […]


Podcast Available: “Can Photography Make You a Better Doctor?: Reflections on a Life in Photography and Medicine,” By John Moses

Podcast Available: “Can Photography Make You a Better Doctor?: Reflections on a Life in Photography and Medicine,” By John Moses

In this talk, “Can Photography Make You a Better Doctor? Reflections on a Life in Photography and Medicine,” Duke pediatrician and photographer John Moses discusses how he has used photography over the past twenty-five years to better understand the lives of his patients and hopefully to become a better doctor. Moses first came to photography […]