Events

Mar 2 2017 - 9:00am to Jun 3 2017 - 5:00am
"In Conditions of Fresh Water" is an exhibition that explores environmental racism, based on a collaborative documentary research project by artist Torkwase Dyson, attorney/environmental scientist Danielle Purifoy, and residents of two North Carolina and Alabama counties. Black towns and... Read More »
Apr 27 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Abbie Gascho Landis, winner of the 2015 CDS Documentary Essay Prize for Writing, will give a talk, “Immersion: Diving into the Stories of Science,” and read from her newly published book Immersion: The Science and Mystery of Freshwater Mussels. She will be signing books both before and after her... Read More »
Apr 28 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Undergraduates in the Small Town USA class at the Center for Documentary Studies spent the spring photographing Hillsborough, North Carolina. Each student photographer chose a special project to focus on within Hillsborough.  As part of the town's Last Friday events, the students will project and... Read More »
Apr 28 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Wake Tech's Department of Humanities, in collaboration with the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, presents the award-winning documentary film, "Two Trains Runnin.'" Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Sam Pollard, the film takes place in Mississippi in the summer of 1964 at the height... Read More »
Apr 28 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
The Center for Documentary Studies and the Southern Documentary Fund are pleased to present a free screening of David Mayer's "Senior Night," a short film retelling the final basketball game of a graduating high school senior, Anthony Peak. Juxtaposing his nostalgia and bittersweet emotions with... Read More »
Apr 30 2017 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
On April 30, twelve Duke University students graduating with a Certificate in Documentary Studies will present their final projects to the public and receive their certificates, followed by a celebratory light dinner. The Certificate in Documentary Studies program attracts Duke undergraduates to... Read More »
May 24 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
At a graduation event at the Full Frame Theater, Continuing Education students at the Center for Documentary Studies will present their final projects to the public and receive their Certificate in Documentary Arts, having completed a structured sequence of courses. During the course, students... Read More »