Posts Tagged ‘Undergraduate Oral History Projects’

Watch: Undergraduates Explore the Lives of North Carolina Activists

Watch: Undergraduates Explore the Lives of North Carolina Activists

Center for Documentary Studies visiting artist Bruce Orenstein teaches a class each semester in which undergraduates work with grassroots organizations in North Carolina to produce advocacy videos for social change. As part of the growing collaboration between Orenstein’s coursework and the Duke Human Rights Center at the Franklin Humanities Institute, this summer the Human Rights Center […]


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, […]


Community Organizers in Their Own Words: Presentation of Three Oral History Projects

Community Organizers in Their Own Words: Presentation of Three Oral History Projects

Students in the Introduction to Oral History class taught at the Center for Documentary Studies have spent the semester hitting the pavement to learn about community organizing—by going out and talking to the activists themselves. Three small groups will present websites with their findings, including audio and video clips from their interviews as well as […]