Story+ Summer 2018: Projects Announced & Applications Open

Deadline: Rolling

We have selected the following projects for Story+ Summer 2018 (May 17-June 28)! Application portals will open by 9am on Friday, January 12. Undergraduates and graduate students are encouraged to apply by the priority deadline of February 5.

Story+ is a 6-week summer research experience for students – undergraduate and graduate – interested in bringing academic research to life through dynamic storytelling. It is sponsored by the FHI, Bass Connections, and Versatile Humanists at Duke.

An Illustrated Memoir of the Global HIV/AIDS Pandemic: The Maria de Bruyn Papers Speak

Work with material from a Duke archive to produce a modified graphic novel about the global HIV/AIDS pandemic

Appalachian Stories: Young Voices from Madison County, North Carolina

Help Appalachian girls in grades 6-7 learn digital storytelling skills

Coal & America: Stories from the Central Appalachian Coalfields

Conduct interviews and collect oral histories about the history of coal-mining

Left of Black Story+ Project

Create a high school curriculum based on the archives of the webcast Left of Black

Preaching and Protest: Sermons from Duke Chapel during the Civil Rights Era

Create a timeline and exhibit of the relationship between sermons and social change

Remapping the Caribbean: Archives of Haitian & Cuban Migration, Detention & Legal Activism

Create a web project from a new collection on Caribbean migration

Stone by Stone: Who Built the Duke Chapel?

Recover and tell the stories of masons, stone-cutters, and other workers who built Duke Chapel

Student Action with Farmworkers Documentaries

Create videos with farmworker stories from the archive

The Allen Building Takeover @ 50 Exhibit

Create an exhibit to mark the fiftieth anniversary of an African American student protest at Duke

Women in the Labor Movement

Tell stories from a new collection featuring activist histories of women in the labor movement