Story+ Summer 2018: Projects Announced & Applications Open
UPDATED 3/26/18: APPLY TODAY TO STORY+! PROJECT TEAMS ARE REVIEWING APPLICATIONS SENT IN BY THE PRIORITY DEADLINE - BUT APPLICATIONS ARE STILL BEING ACCEPTED THROUGH Monday APR 2!!!
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 (Update 3/26/18: This project is full)
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
Coal & America: Stories from the Central Appalachian Coalfields (Update 3/26/18: This project is full)
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
The Allen Building Takeover @ 50 Exhibit (Update 3/26/18: This project is full)
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