Posts Tagged ‘Sanford School of Public Policy’

Screening of Student-Produced Video “North Carolina’s School-to-Prison Pipeline,” January 23

Screening of Student-Produced Video "North Carolina's School-to-Prison Pipeline," January 23

A  new short video produced by undergraduates in the Fall 2013 Video for Social Change course taught at the Center for Documentary Studies is a vivid portrayal of the devastating effects of laws, policies, and practices that push youth out of school and into the juvenile and criminal systems. An event on January 23 will feature a […]


“The Healing Eye” Exhibition Features Documentary Work by Duke Doctors

"The Healing Eye" Exhibition Features Documentary Work by Duke Doctors

Doctors who participated in Duke University’s innovative Documenting Medicine program will present and discuss their work on Tuesday, September 11, at the Sanford School of Public Policy; a reception will follow. The event is free and open to the public. In 2010, with support from the Graduate Medical Education Innovation Fund, Duke pediatrician and documentary photographer Dr. […]


Kirk Felsman Remembered

Kirk Felsman Remembered

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. […]


Film Screening: Living for 32 / A Survivor of the Virginia Tech Shooting Massacre Takes on Gun Violence

Film Screening: Living for 32 / A Survivor of the Virginia Tech Shooting Massacre Takes on Gun Violence

Living for 32 is the story of Colin Goddard, a 21-year-old senior at Virginia Tech who was shot four times in April 2007 by a lone gunman whose rampage killed 32, wounded 17, and caused incidental injury to six more as they jumped from windows to escape the barrage of bullets. The toll might have […]


After the Storm: Post-Katrina Photographs by Alex Harris

After the Storm: Post-Katrina Photographs by Alex Harris

Six months after Hurricane Katrina, Alex Harris, Duke University professor of the practice of public policy and documentary studies, drove to New Orleans hoping to capture images of spring. The devastation that persisted required a different response, inspiring this series of triptychs of the abandoned and battered Gulf Coast. “Policymakers and photographers have at least […]