DOCUMENTING PALESTINE

AMES 204FS

Considers the documentary record of Palestine in photography, film, and oral history. From early studio photography century to recent community-based and student documentary production, teaches how communities in diaspora document themselves. Considers the role of digital humanities and social media in documentary research. Use of best practices and nuts-and-bolts techniques of documentary work.Includes a hands-on documentary component: Recording diverse voices from Palestinian-American communities. Student-produced fieldwork from the class will be permanently housed at Duke's Archive of Documentary Arts. Open only to students in the Focus Program. Department consent required. Instructor: Kalow

Day / Time: 

WF 10:05 AM-11:20 AM

Location: 

Bridges 001

Instructor: 

Kalow, Nancy

Section: 

01