Events

Feb 18 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Join us for the Sunday Salon screening of Tonsler Park (2017) by Kevin Jerome Eversonto be followed by a conversation with the filmmaker on Sunday, February 18th at 7:00pmin the Rubenstein Arts Center Film Theater at Duke University. This event is supported by the Duke University Department of Art... 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 21 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Reception begins at 6 p.m.; artist's talk begins at 7 p.m. At this opening event for photographer Wendel A. White's Red Summer exhibition, White will discuss the project: large-format prints that, as he writes in his artist's statement, "combine photographs of the contemporary landscape made at or... 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
Director/producer Rachel Boillot will screen a rough cut of "In That Valley of Gold," the final episode in her "Cumberland Folklife" series of documentary films exploring folklife in the Cumberland Gap region of Tennessee. "This is a look at-and celebration of-cultural heritage," writes Boillot... 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 »