Scheduled Dates

10/12/2017   06:30 PM  09:00 PM
10/19/2017   06:30 PM  09:00 PM
10/26/2017   06:30 PM  09:00 PM
11/2/2017   06:30 PM  09:00 PM
11/9/2017   06:30 PM  09:00 PM
11/16/2017   06:30 PM  09:00 PM
11/23/2017   06:30 PM  09:00 PM
11/30/2017   06:30 PM  09:00 PM
12/7/2017   06:30 PM  09:00 PM

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Introductory Seminar in Documentary Studies: Ethics and Practice

Dates: 10/12/2017 to 12/7/2017
Schedule: Th 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM

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Located in : Center for Documentary Studies, CDS Library
Instructor: Joy Salyers

Regular Student: $265.00

This course is designed for students in the Certificate in Documentary Arts program or those who plan to enroll. The documentary arts—including photography, video, audio, and writing—encompass many genres and numerous means of interacting with the world and its people. Instruction will focus on methodologies as well as philosophies and ethics of fieldwork in different settings. Students will explore examples of documentary work and will present project ideas of their own in the final session. (20 hours/All Levels)

Joy Salyers
is a folklorist and a professional adviser on ethical and effective practice for individuals, organizations, and projects. She helps clients place an honest and compassionate assessment of themselves into the context of the systems within which they work. Salyers is also a writer, performer, and lecturer. She serves on advisory groups for several current documentary projects, and has taught in CDS’s Continuing Education program for more than a decade. See


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