Posts Tagged ‘University of North Carolina Press’

Upcoming Slideshows/Book Signings with “One Place” Editor Tom Rankin

Upcoming Slideshows/Book Signings with "One Place" Editor Tom Rankin

Tom Rankin, editor of the acclaimed One Place: Paul Kwilecki and Four Decades of Photographs from Decatur County, Georgia, will be speaking about the book at two upcoming events in the Triangle area. One Place was published in April by the Center for Documentary Studies in partnership with the University of North Carolina Press as part of […]


Celebration of “One Place”: Exhibit Reception, Talk, and Book Signing with Editor Tom Rankin, April 25

Celebration of "One Place": Exhibit Reception, Talk, and Book Signing with Editor Tom Rankin, April 25

Oxford American editor Roger Hodge calls the book “a masterpiece of documentary art.” Renowned photographer Alec Soth says it’s “an American classic.” An event celebrating the publication of One Place: Paul Kwilecki and Four Decades of Photographs from Decatur County, Georgia, will include a talk and signing by Center for Documentary Studies director Tom Rankin, […]


Opening Reception for “Madison County Stories” on Duke University’s East Campus, November 30

Opening Reception for "Madison County Stories" on Duke University's East Campus, November 30

An exhibition highlighting the mountain community of Madison County, North Carolina, features new work by documentary photographer Rob Amberg with photographs and digital stories by Duke students and middle-school girls who took part in the Spring Creek Literacy Project, a DukeEngage program. Amberg will give a talk at at an opening reception for Madison County Stories that […]


“Colors of Confinement” Exhibit Opens in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, October 3

"Colors of Confinement" Exhibit Opens in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, October 3

An exhibit featuring photographs from the new book Colors of Confinement: Rare Kodachrome Photographs of Japanese American Incarceration in World War II opens on Wednesday, October 3, at the William and Ida Friday Center in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Colors of Confinement showcases sixty-five stunning images from a rare collection of color images taken by Bill Manbo, an internee at a […]


Watch: Editor Eric L. Muller on the Rare Photos from a Japanese American Internment Camp Featured in “Colors of Confinement”

Watch: Editor Eric L. Muller on the Rare Photos from a Japanese American Internment Camp Featured in "Colors of Confinement"

Colors of Confinement: Rare Kodachrome Photographs of Japanese American Incarceration in World War II showcases sixty-five stunning images from a rare collection of color images taken by Bill Manbo, an internee at a Japanese American internment camp in the early 1940s. In this audio slideshow, editor Eric L. Muller talks about his impressions of Manbo’s photographs, […]


Event at CDS for Acclaimed Book “Colors of Confinement,” Thursday, September 27

Event at CDS for Acclaimed Book "Colors of Confinement," Thursday, September 27

Colors of Confinement: Rare Kodachrome Photographs of Japanese American Incarceration in World War II showcases sixty-five stunning images from a rare collection of color images taken by Bill Manbo, an internee at a Japanese American internment camp in the early 1940s. On September 27, editor Eric L. Muller will give a presentation on the photos at the […]


Watch Trailer: “Death Row” Documentary Included in the New CDS/UNC Press Book, “In This Timeless Time: Living & Dying on Death Row in America”

Watch Trailer: "Death Row" Documentary Included in the New CDS/UNC Press Book, "In This Timeless Time: Living & Dying on Death Row in America"

CDS publishing intern Joel Mora recently produced an original trailer for Death Row, a documentary filmed in 1979 by Bruce Jackson and Diane Christian illustrating life on cell block J in Ellis Unit of the Texas Department of Corrections. A DVD of Death Row is included in Jackson and Christian’s new book, In This Timeless […]


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 […]