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MDOCS Fall Events: States of Incarceration, Student showcases, and more...

August 30, 2017

In Fall 2017, join MDOCS for important conversations, skill-up workshops and documentary work from Piper Anderson, Ken Burns, Barry Lam, Sylvia Ryerson and more.

Check out our save-the-date information below, and for details on MDOCS fall 2017 events, click here.

Piper Anderson - Mass Story Lab Barry Lam - Hi Phi Nation Barry Lam Sylvia Ryerson The Vietnam War
Piper Anderson Hi Phi Nation Barry Lam Sylvia Ryerson The Vietnam War

include "Storytelling for Social Justice" with Mass Story Lab's Piper Anderson (September 29, 10 a.m.) and a master class in video interviewing by Ron Taylor. 

Student-led workshops in audio and video production and editing will be held throughout the semester in DocLab in LIB 113.  See DOCLab webpage for details.

Get a taste of highlights from the summer Storytellers' Institute with Director Sarah Friedland and student and faculty fellows. Learn about the 2018 theme of Surveil/Surveilled, and how to apply.

Public MDOCS events include:

  • September 19, MDOCS/MFS Ethics Bowl
  • September 28, a conversation between Sylvia Ryerson (Restorative Radio) and Piper Anderson (Mass Story Lab)
  • September 29, workshop, "Interviewing for Social Justice," with Piper Anderson (Mass Story Lab)
  • October 24, Philosophy through sound and story: Hi-Phi Nation with Barry Lam
  • December 14, Student Showcase: Join documentary studies students for an evening of their new work.
States of Incarceration States of Incarceration - Rikers Kekla Magoon, How It Went Down States of Incarceration Student Showcase
States of
Rikers: An
American Jail
Ethics Bowl,
Fall '17
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Additional events
of interest on campus this fall include:

  • States of Incarceration exhibit and programming, September 2–October 11 (Tang Teaching Museum)
  • September 18, Françoise Mouly, "Blown Covers" (Fox-Adler Lecture)
  • September 25, WAMC preview screening of The Vietnam War
  • October 24, Caryl Phillips screens Darker Than Blue (McCormack Residency)
  • November 8, Jael Silliman, "Recalling Jewish Calcutta" (Perlow Lecture Series)