The Documentary Turn: Southern Culture


In the 20th century, oral history, photography, film and ethnographies brought into existence narratives that would never otherwise have existed. Documentary as a discipline was central to bearing witness. 'The Documentary Turn: Southern Cultures' offers an ongoing conversation focused on the proposition of the 'documentary turn' in the 21st century. Information flows and new technologies have changed the documentary enterprise in fundamental ways that open new possibilities and challenge continuing conventions. The rise of digital platforms, crowd sourced communications, and viral information test the very nature of what documentary practices entail. Open only to graduate students in the MFAEDA program.


Open only to graduate students in the MFAEDA program

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