Story+ Summer 2018: Projects Announced & Applications Open
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.
Work with material from a Duke archive to produce a modified graphic novel about the global HIV/AIDS pandemic
Help Appalachian girls in grades 6-7 learn digital storytelling skills
Conduct interviews and collect oral histories about the history of coal-mining
Create a high school curriculum based on the archives of the webcast Left of Black
Create a timeline and exhibit of the relationship between sermons and social change
Create a web project from a new collection on Caribbean migration
Recover and tell the stories of masons, stone-cutters, and other workers who built Duke Chapel
Create videos with farmworker stories from the archive
Create an exhibit to mark the fiftieth anniversary of an African American student protest at Duke
Tell stories from a new collection featuring activist histories of women in the labor movement