Events

Sep 6 2019 (All day) to Dec 21 2019 (All day)
Southbound: Photographs of and about the New South On view: September 6-December 21, 2019 The Power Plant Gallery, in collaboration with the Forum for Scholars and Publics at Duke University and the Gregg Museum of Art & Design at North Carolina State University, present Southbound: Photographs... Read More »
Oct 24 2019 - 7:00pm
"Dumb Men" (Hu Tao, 2018, 86 min, China, Chinese w/ English subtitles, Color, Digital) "People in my hometown call those who are shy and untalkative "touxiuzi". Within my family, the touxiuzi gene is embodied in the members of three generations. As a touxiuzi in our family, I try to uncover and... Read More »
Oct 25 2019 - 7:00pm
"Autobiography II: Struggle" (Wu Wenguang, 2018, 65 min, China, Chinese w/ English subtitles, Color, Digital) "From the moment when my mother disclosed a long kept secret, my birth was accompanied by many struggles for my mother. Those "struggles" include: during pregnancy, "should this child be... Read More »
Oct 28 2019 - 7:00pm
Note: Performance takes place in Ruby Studio 124 "Reading Father" (feat. Wu Wenguang, Zhang Mengqi, Hu Tao; 2019, 60 min) Reading Father attempts to open up the obscure passageway to the history of Mao era, by rereading official documents, the "files" on an "anti-revolutionary" person. It is a... Read More »
Oct 29 2019 - 3:00pm to 6:30pm
"Listening to LatinX" will explore new critical perspectives on Latino/a/X Studies from the field of Sound Studies. The study of sound and its connection to Latino/a/X communities is currently unfolding, and as the United States is home to approximately 55 million Spanish speakers, has some urgency... Read More »
Nov 6 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
In his powerful new photo book Limitless Africans, queer Nigerian-Swedish American photographer Mikael Owunna (Duke '12), a finalist in the 2019 FotoEvidence Book Award with World Press Photo, documents the compelling stories of over thirty LGBTQ African immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers in... Read More »
Nov 7 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm
November 7 12-1:15pm FSP@PPG: War and the Recreation of Culture. Join us for a panel discussion on war and the recreation of culture, inspired by the photographs of Soutbound artist Chris Sims. BIO: Christopher Sims is the undergraduate educator director at the Center for Documentary Studies and a... Read More »
Nov 9 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
November 9 1-2pm Sit + Chat with Laura Ritchie Join us for a conversation with local thinkers and doers as they engage with photographs from Southbound through discussions that impact our lives. BIO: Laura Ritchie is co-founder and former director of The Carrack, a zero-commission community art... Read More »
Nov 9 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
November 9 3-4pm Spend an hour with a photograph on this slow tour led by current MFAEDA students at Duke. The Slow Tour is part of the programming for "Southbound: Photographs of and about the New South" on view at the Power Plant Gallery September 6-December 21, 2019. For more information on the... Read More »
Nov 11 2019 (All day) to Nov 22 2019 (All day)
UNC's Center for the Study of the American South is partnering with the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke to host a series of interdisciplinary, public conversations on persistent and emerging issues in southern communities. Led by the Fall 2019 Keohane Visiting Professor Dr. Sherry Magill,... Read More »

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