CDS Updates Regarding COVID-19

The Center for Documentary Studies is operating in accordance with Duke University's current policies and guidelines related to coronavirus / COVID-19. See the Duke United website for general campus-wide news and information about the Fall 2020 semester. Our building is currently closed to everyone; beginning August 17, several undergraduate Documentary Studies courses will be held at CDS.

+ Beginning August 17, Fall 2020 undergraduate courses at Duke University, including Documentary Studies courses, will include some combination of in-person, online, and hybrid instruction. Students in CDS undergraduate classes should consult DukeHub and their instructors regarding their courses.

+ For the Fall 2020 semester, continuing education courses at CDS (CDS Courses) are being held online. Check the CDS Courses registration site and/or the Timetable of Current Courses, or email cdscourses@duke.edu for more information.
       
+ Though the 2020 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival was canceled, the 2020 festival official film selections were announced—more info and explore films.

+ The 2020 NEH-funded summer institute for teachers—"The Civil Rights Movement: Grassroots Perspectives"—was postponed until 2021. Updates will be posted to https://sites.duke.edu/dukecrmsummerinstitute as soon as the 2021 summer institute dates are available. Applications will be reopened later this year. (Date to be determined by the NEH.) 

Email docstudies@duke.edu for general questions; Chris Sims at csims@duke.edu for undergraduate education questions; and cdscourses@duke.edu for continuing education questions.