Events

Feb 17 2018 (All day) to Jun 3 2018 (All day)
The Manifest portfolio consists of photographic representations of objects, documents, photographs, and books held in various public collections throughout the U.S. These repositories include various elements of material culture such as diaries, slave collars, human hair, a drum, souvenirs, and... Read More »
Feb 21 2018 - 9:00am to Jun 2 2018 - 5:00pm
"Red Summer" is a project by photographer Wendel A. White: large-format prints that, in his words, "combine photographs of the contemporary landscape made at or near the site of racial conflict with fragmented selections of contemporaneous newspaper reporting." Specifically, "the 'Red Summer'... Read More »
Feb 22 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Enjoy a storytelling hour with Duke and UNC-Chapel Hill faculty, inspired by images in the exhibition Courtside: Photographs by Bill Bamberger, within The Collection Galleries. Featured guests John Biewen, Jaki Shelton Green, and Daniel Wallace will use audio, poetry, and prose to tell stories... Read More »
Feb 23 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Co-producer Kyle Wilkinson will screen a rough cut of his and director/producer Rachel Boillot's "In That Valley of Gold," the final episode in their "Cumberland Folklife" series of documentary films exploring folklife in the Cumberland Gap region of Tennessee. "This is a look at-and celebration of... Read More »
Mar 7 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm
CDS's Susan E. Tifft Initiative on Documentary and Journalism explores the meaningful ways in which documentary approaches and methods can inform, and be informed by, journalism's evolution in the digital era. The inaugural program of the initiative is a fellowship for women media artists,... Read More »
Mar 23 2018 - 10:00am to 4:30pm
Audience: Scholars and students of Africana Studies, History, Political Science, Media Studies and Public Policy; public historians, documentarians, digital humanists, librarians, and archivists, Purpose: To share and discuss a model for collaboration among activists, library staff, and scholars... Read More »
Mar 24 2018 - 10:00am to 4:30pm
Audience: Activists, community members, scholars, students, teachers, nonprofits (such asNorth Carolina Justice Center and Democracy NC), and others engaged in civic engagement and/or racial equity work Purpose: To explore how SNCC's organizing-its tactics, strategies, experiences, and ideas-can... Read More »
Mar 28 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
How does a culture that allows lynching decide who is sane? Renowned writer/activist/scholar Mab Segrest shares how the answers to such questions emerged from her study of the archives of Georgia's state mental hospital at Milledgeville, founded in 1842. Segrest will read from her upcoming book... Read More »
Apr 14 2018 (All day)
The Duke University Master of Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts program is proud to announce its spring thesis exhibition, MFA|EDA 2018, on view March 19-April 14. Featuring site-specific projects by twelve MFA|EDA graduating students, the exhibition presents a tremendous range of... Read More »