Events

Jan 19 2019 - 10:00am to May 19 2019 - 5:00pm
Hugh Mangum was a self-taught photographer born in Durham in 1877, when it was a newly incorporated, tobacco fueled boomtown. He was an itinerant portraitist with a temporary studio, working mostly in North Carolina and Virginia, during the segregationist laws of the Jim Crow era. Mangum had an... Read More »
Feb 28 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
The Archive of Documentary Arts at the Rubenstein Library and the Center for Documentary Studies host a reception (5pm) and artist's talk (6pm) by photographer Jess T. Dugan in conjunction with an exhibition of her photographs at the Rubenstein Library Photography Gallery from Dugan's project To... Read More »
Mar 1 2019 - 11:30am
Please join the Franklin Humanities Institute's From Slavery to Freedom Lab for a master class and public conversation with Dr. Deborah Willis. Dr. Deborah Willis, Ph.D, is University Professor and Chair of the Department of Photography & Imaging at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York... Read More »
Mar 1 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Meet photographer Jess T. Dugan and learn about her exhibit To Survive on This Shore: Photographs and Interviews with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Older Adults, on display in the Rubenstein library from Feb 21 thru June 2.
Mar 7 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Reception at 6pm, reading and book signing at 7pm with Scott Matthews, author of "Capturing the South: Documenting the South's Most Documented Region," the latest book in the Center for Documentary Studies' Documentary Arts and Culture series with UNC Press. Co-sponsored by UNC's Center for the... Read More »
Apr 19 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
The Center for Documentary Studies' DocX lab is excited to join us in the Ruby to present CDS Shortwave, an experimental website that showcases the documentary arts as practiced at CDS for nearly thirty years. The presentation will encompass other works-in-progress, as well, including a web-based... Read More »