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John B. Moore Documentary Studies Collaborative

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Director of the Documentary Studies Collaborative: Jordana Dym

Associate Director and Visiting Assistant Professor: Adam Tinkle

Director of the Storytellers' Institute: Sarah Friedland

Program Coordinator: Jesse Wakeman

Administrative Assistant: Judeth Soukup

Affiliated Faculty:

American Studies: Daniel Nathan

Anthropology: Bernardo Rios

Biology: Erika Schielke

Classics: Daniel Curley

English: Cecilia Aldarondo, Marc Woodworth

Environmental Studies: Tom Hart

Health and Exercise Sciences: Jeffrey Segrave

International Affairs: Scott Mulligan

Library: Marta Brunner

Sociology: Rik Scarce

Special Programs: Michelle Paquette-Deuel

Lecturer: Nicole Coady, Paul Hembree, Eric Jenks, Eileen McAdam, Krystle Nowhitney-Hernandez, Victoria Riley, Ron Taylor, Tom Yoshikami

Program Overview

MDOCS is an interdisciplinary collaborative presenting the stories of the human experience in documentary media and technologies: old and new; visual, oral and written; analog and digital. Providing resources for and fostering collaborations among Skidmore's academic programs, documentary practitioners, and community partners, MDOCS invites students, faculty and staff to learn and use the documentary arts for critical inquiry, discovery, civic engagement, and exposition.

MDOCS, on its own and in collaboration with other programs offers classes in the principles of documentary and instruction in documentary filmmaking, audio storytelling, and exhibition, among other documentary forms. In addition, the Saratoga-Skidmore Memory Project, internships, and summer Storytellers' Institute support Skidmore students, faculty and staff as they develop documentary projects in partnership with the community.

Storytelling Toolkit:
DS 110 A or B - Storytelling Toolkit: Video   
DS 111 A or B - Storytelling Toolkit: Audio  
DS 112 A or B - Storytelling Toolkit: Photography   
DS 113 A or B - Storytelling Toolkit: Interviewing   
DS 114 A or B - Storytelling Toolkit: Exhibition  
DS 115 A or B - Storytelling Toolkit: Web Design  
DS 116 A or B - Storytelling Toolkit: Topics  

DS 201 - Principles of Documentary  
DS 202 - Documentary Studies Workshop  
DS 210 - Introduction to Audio Documentary  
DS 251 - Topics in Documentary Studies  
DS 302 - Advanced Documentary Studies Workshop  
AHDS 324 - The Artist Interview  
DS 351 - Advanced Topics in Documentary Studies  
DS 371 - Independent Study in Documentary Studies  
DS 381 - Skidmore-Saratoga Memory Project Practicum  
DS 399 - Professional Internship in Documentary Studies  


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