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DEMAN Weekend 2019 Schedule Announced

Published By Duke Arts / published on: August 28, 2019

Celebrate a decade of DEMAN on November 1st and 2nd! View the schedule of events for DEMAN Weekend 2019 below.

Celebrate a decade of DEMAN!

All events are held in the Rubenstein Arts Center unless otherwise noted. Events are open to the entire Duke community unless otherwise noted.

Friday, November 1, 2019

DEMAN Check-in
10am–4pm | Ruby Atrium

Songwriting & Music Industry Workshop
with Delta Rae’s Eric Hölljes, ’07 (co-presented by Small Town Records)
10:30am–12pm | Room 131

TV 101…The 2019 Version
with Kevin Plunkett, ’95 (presented by Duke Arts of the Moving Image)
11am–12pm | Film Theater

Ruby Fridays featuring NCMA Director Valerie Hillings, T’93 & AAHVS Professor Kristine Stiles (presented by Art, Art History & Visual Studies)
12–1pm | Ruby Lounge | Note: This event is first-come, first-served.

Civic Engagement & Interdisciplinary Work in the Arts at Duke & Beyond
with Lexy Lattimore, ’14 (presented by Duke Dance)

1–2pm | The Cube (224)

Documenting Migration: From Cultural Anthropology to a Career in Visual Journalism
with Andrea Patiño Contreras, ’12 (presented by the Center for Documentary Studies)
1–2pm| Film Theater

My Score is Still Being Composed: The First Movement of My Professional Life
with Bryan Morgan, ’11 (presented by Duke Music)
2:30pm–3:30pm | von der Heyden Studio Theater

Tackling a Documentary Feature from the Edit Room
with Sarah Garrahan, MFA’14 (presented by Duke MFA | EDA)

2:30pm–3:30pm | Film Theater

Writing Through Rejection: How to Publish a Novel in Spite of the Slammed Door
with Maria Kuznetsova, ’08 (presented by the Duke English Department)
2:30pm–3:30pm | Studio 131

The First Five Years
with Ritza Bloom, ’13 (presented by Duke Theater Studies)
4–5pm | von der Heyden Studio Theater

Tell Me a Story: Reporting for 60 Minutes
with Marc Lieberman, ’92 (presented by Duke Policy Journalism and Media Studies Program)
4–5pm | Studio 131

DEMAN Alumni & Faculty Cocktails
5:45–6:45pm | Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University

DEMAN Keynote Conversation
featuring Robb Chavis, ’98 (ABC’s black-ish), Lori Conkling, MBA’99 (YouTube TV), Erica Henry, ’94 (CNN), Dave Karger, ’95 (NBC TODAY & TCM), Sean McManus ’77 (CBS Sports)
7–8:15pm | Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University

Keynote Reception (featuring pop-ups by Poetry Fox, Lucid Dream VR and Supergraphic screen print lab) 
8:15–9:30pm | Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University

Saturday, November 2, 2019

DEMAN Breakfast
hosted by President Vincent Price & Vice Provost for the Arts Scott Lindroth
9–10:30am | Karsh Alumni & Visitors Center | Open to Alumni & Faculty

Behind the Scenes with Dope Labs, a Spotify Original podcast
co-hosted by alumnae Titi Shodiya, PhD’15 and Zakiya Whatley, PhD’14
11am–12pm | von der Heyden Studio Theater

Speed Sessions: Student-Alumni Portfolio & Resume Reviews
co-presented by Duke Career Center, FORM Magazine, The Standard, Duke Arts and Global Education Office for Undergraduates (GEO)
12–1pm | Ruby Lounge

Creative Industries Panels (featuring alumni in creative industries)
1–2:20pm | The Ruby

Creative Industries Panels (featuring alumni in creative industries)
2:30–3:50pm | The Ruby

Duke’s Got Talent Showcase
4–5pm | von der Heyden Studio Theater

DEMAN Wrap Party
5–6pm | The Ruby

DEMAN Reunions for Alumni & Students
Open to students and alumni who participated in the following programs: Duke in LA, NY-Arts & Media, CHI-Arts & Entrepreneurship, London-Drama, DC, StudioDuke, P-Arts, CASTs & Nasher MUSE
6–7:30pm | Ruby Lounge

DEMAN Downtown
Enjoy views of downtown Durham with alumni over light appetizers and a cash bar. Open to alumni and graduate/professional students; hosted by Fuqua’s MES Club, Sports and Entertainment Law Society and Duke MFA|EDA students.
6:30–8:30pm | The Durham Hotel, rooftop

DEMAN Weekend is sponsored by Duke Arts and Duke Alumni.