Events

Oct 16 2019 - 7:00pm
Drawing on images and experiences from five decades behind the camera, photographer Alex Harris will show and discuss his most recent project. In 2017, with a commission from the High Museum in Atlanta, Harris set out to immerse himself in the world of southern fiction filmmakers. Since that time... Read More »
Oct 19 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
October 19 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 »
Oct 21 2019 - 4:30pm to 7:00pm
Monday, October 21, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. East Duke Parlors, followed by reception. Discussant/Chair: Patrice D. Douglass Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies, Duke University Presenters: Daphne Brooks African American Studies, Theater Studies, American Studies, and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality... 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
Reception at 6 p.m., artist's talk at 7 p.m. 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... 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 »
Dec 5 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
December 5 12-1:30pm Film screening with Lonnie Holley: THE MAN IS THE MUSIC, directed by Maris Curran and I Snuck Off the Slave Ship, directed by Lonnie Holley and Cyrus Moussavi. The screenings will be followed by Q&A with Lonnie Holley and Matt Arnett, producer and screenwriter for I Snuck... Read More »

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