Posts Tagged ‘Nancy Kalow’

CDS Instructor Katie Hyde Receives Teaching Accolade, and Other Undergraduate Faculty Highlights

CDS Instructor Katie Hyde Receives Teaching Accolade, and Other Undergraduate Faculty Highlights

Congratulations to Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) undergraduate instructor Katie Hyde, who was recently recognized for her teaching excellence at Duke University. During the 2016 fall semester, the instructor’s course evaluations were among the top 5 percent of all undergraduate instructors at Duke. Hyde was recognized for her course Sociology Through Photography; see course descriptions below. Read more about undergraduate […]


“Beyond the Front Porch 2016” Features Work by Certificate in Doc Studies Grads

"Beyond the Front Porch 2016" Features Work by Certificate in Doc Studies Grads

The Certificate in Documentary Studies program attracts Duke undergraduates to the Center for Documentary Studies from across the arts and sciences. Under the guidance of Nancy Kalow and Alex Harris, six seniors in the Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 Documentary Capstone Seminars completed a final project as the culmination of their documentary studies classes. An exhibition […]


2016 Certificate in Documentary Studies Graduates Present Capstone Projects

2016 Certificate in Documentary Studies Graduates Present Capstone Projects

On May 1, six Duke University students graduating with a Certificate in Documentary Studies—a program that attracts undergraduates to the Center for Documentary Studies from across the arts and sciences—will present their final projects to the public and receive their certificates, followed by a celebratory BBQ. Under the guidance of Alex Harris and Nancy Kalow, the students completed their […]


May 13: Certificate in Documentary Arts Graduates Present Final Projects

May 13: Certificate in Documentary Arts Graduates Present Final Projects

At a graduation event at the Full Frame Theater, six Continuing Education students at the Center for Documentary Studies will present their final projects to the public and receive their Certificate in Documentary Arts, having completed a structured sequence of courses culminating with a Final Seminar taught by filmmaker and CDS instructor Nancy Kalow. During the course, students finish a […]


Enjoy: Final Projects by Spring 2014 Certificate in Documentary Arts Grads

Enjoy: Final Projects by Spring 2014 Certificate in Documentary Arts Grads

On the evening of April 25th, six Center for Documentary Studies Continuing Education students received their Certificates in the Documentary Arts at the Full Frame Theater. The presented work included four videos, one audio piece, and one dramatic reading with multimedia accompaniment. Their projects reflected many years of study at the Center, culminating in the Final […]


Certificate in Documentary Arts Graduates Present Final Projects, April 25

Certificate in Documentary Arts Graduates Present Final Projects, April 25

Six Continuing Education students at the Center for Documentary Studies will graduate this spring from the Certificate in Documentary Arts program, having completed a structured sequence of courses culminating with a Final Seminar taught by folklorist and filmmaker Nancy Kalow. They will present their final projects and receive their certificates at a graduation event at the Full Frame Theater, […]


2014 Certificate in Documentary Studies Graduates Present Capstone Projects

On April 27, eight Duke University students graduating with a Certificate in Documentary Studies—a program that attracts undergraduates to the Center for Documentary Studies from across the arts and sciences—will present their final projects to the public and receive their certificates, followed by a celebratory BBQ. Congratulations to William Baumgartner, Danzhou Duojie, Adrienne Harreveld, Jordan Imbrey, Katia Griffin-Jakymec, David Mayer, Natalie Robles, and Yvette Vasquez. […]


Final Projects: Spring 2013 Certificate in Documentary Arts Grads

Eleven students in the Certificate in Documentary Arts program at the Center for Documentary Studies presented their final projects to the public and received their certificates at an event in May, followed by a reception at CDS. Offered through our Continuing Education program, the certificate program culminates in a Final Seminar in Documentary Studies, in which students finish and […]


Make a Short Doc with Help from “Visual Storytelling: The Digital Video Documentary,” a CDS E-Book

Make a Short Doc with Help from "Visual Storytelling: The Digital Video Documentary," a CDS E-Book

The Center for Documentary Studies’ first e-book, Visual Storytelling, is for anyone who wants to make a watchable short documentary using a consumer camcorder, digital SLR camera, or cell phone. Nancy Kalow, who has taught at CDS for twelve years and chairs the selection committee of the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, has written a step-by-step […]


Spring 2013 Certificate in Documentary Arts Students Present Final Projects on Friday, May 17

Eleven continuing education students in the Certificate in Documentary Arts program at the Center for Documentary Studies will present their final projects to the public and receive their certificates. A reception will follow at the Center for Documentary Studies. The students and their projects are described below. Certificate in Documentary Arts Project Presentations Friday, May 17, […]


Look and Listen: Final Projects of Spring 2012 Certificate in Documentary Arts Grads

Look and Listen: Final Projects of Spring 2012 Certificate in Documentary Arts Grads

Throughout the year, CDS offers continuing education courses in the documentary arts to people of all ages and backgrounds. Some choose to enroll in the Certificate in Documentary Arts program, which offers a more structured sequence of courses culminating in the Final Seminar in Documentary Studies, where students finish and present a substantial documentary work—photography, […]


Certificate in Documentary Arts Graduates, Spring 2012: Final Project Presentations, Friday, May 18, Nasher Museum of Art

Certificate in Documentary Arts Graduates, Spring 2012: Final Project Presentations, Friday, May 18, Nasher Museum of Art

Ten continuing education students in the Certificate in Documentary Arts program at the Center for Documentary Studies will present their final projects and receive their certificates starting at 6 p.m. on May 18 at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. The event is free and open to the public. A reception will follow […]


Watch: New Music Video from Jane’s Addiction Features Footage from CDS Instructor Nancy Kalow’s Award-Winning Documentary

Watch: New Music Video from Jane’s Addiction Features Footage from CDS Instructor Nancy Kalow's Award-Winning Documentary

Legendary rock band Jane’s Addiction is using extensive footage from longtime CDS instructor Nancy Kalow’s 1988 documentary, Sadobabies, as a “lyric video” while touring for their newest album. A slightly altered version of the video, interspersed with live footage of the band performing their song “Twisted Tales,” has recently been posted online. Sadobabies: Runaways in […]


Nancy Kalow on “Visual Storytelling: The Digital Video Documentary”

Nancy Kalow on "Visual Storytelling: The Digital Video Documentary"

Nancy Kalow is a folklorist and filmmaker who has taught at the Center for Documentary Studies since 2000. She attended Harvard University (A.B.), the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (M.A.), and was a Rockefeller Fellow at UNC’s University Center for International Studies. She has documented southern traditional music and material culture, Primitive Baptist […]


Strange Beauty Film Festival

Strange Beauty Film Festival

The second annual Strange Beauty Film Festival will take place in Durham’s Manbites Dog Theater February 17–19, 2011. The Festival, organized by CDS instructor Jm Haverkamp along with Joyce Ventimiglia, showcases strange and beautiful films from around the world and the Triangle, and this year will also feature musical performances and an audio documentary listening session, […]


The Blue Sky Film Festival

The Blue Sky Film Festival

Selected screenings from the 2011 Blue Sky Film Festival, which takes place February 4–6, 2011 in Chapel Hill, NC Friday, February 4, 3:30 p.m. The Great Dictator A Film by Nancy Kalow Lumina Theater, Chapel Hill This film documents “dead media” and a unique collection of audio recording machines exemplifying industrial design in the pre-digital […]


Continuing Education Certificate Graduation 2010 Photos

Continuing Education Certificate Graduation 2010 Photos

Continuing Education Certificate Graduation and Reception Photos May 21, 2010 Throughout the year, CDS offers continuing education courses in the documentary arts for the general public. These courses, taught by working professionals, are designed to help students of all ages and backgrounds gain the skills they need to explore doing documentary work on their own […]


May 21 CDS Continuing Education Reception and Presentations

May 21 CDS Continuing Education Reception and Presentations

Friday, May 21, 2010 CDS Continuing Education Reception & P resentations Reception: 5–6:30 p.m. Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University In conjunction with the exhibition The Ripple Effect: A Visual Response to the Contemporary Civil Rights Agenda (through May 21, University Gallery), works in progress by students in the Spring 2010 Continuing Education course […]


2014 Certificate in Documentary Studies Graduates

2014 Certificate in Documentary Studies Graduates

Eight Duke University students graduating in 2014 with a Certificate in Documentary Studies describe themselves and their work: William Tobias Baumgartner Boulder, Colorado Major: Program II—Visual Media and Health Disparities (Documentary Studies and Global Health) My Duke experience has been characterized by a pursuit of multidisciplinary studies. Through my self-created Program II major, I have […]