Instructions for Life:

Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it.

by Mary Oliver, “Sometimes”

Program Overview

Courses

Read course descriptions and find out what courses are being offered on each campus.

Requirements of the Minor
Fall 2016 Courses
Spring 2017 Courses

For more information about the consortial minor in Documentary Studies, contact the program director: Lora Taub-Pervizpour, ltaub@muhlenberg.edu or 484.664.3880.

For help with cross-registration through LVAIC, see the LVAIC website here.

View Student Work

Documentaries produced by students in DOC 150: Intro to Doc Storymaking, Fall 2016,
taught by Prof. Andy Smith at Lafayette College.

For the People

by Alexandra Aviles, Sherry Rodriguez and Drew Swedberg

Come Together

by Bella Walko, Kristyn Marinelli and Frankie Illuzzi

 

More

No Taste Like Home

by Aria Ma, Ashley Omoma, Cavahanah Baht T’om and Kris Hoessel

Events

march

24mar10:00 am- 2:00 pmFrom Poetry to Podcast: Producing Sound-Rich Audio (Podcasting II)10:00 am - 2:00 pm Lehigh University--Digital Media Studio EWFM 421, 31 Williams Drive, Bethlehem, PA 18015Event Organized By: Mellon Digital Humanities Initiative

30mar10:00 am- 12:00 pmResearch-based practice: Documentary as a Mode of Social Inquiry10:00 am - 12:00 pm Lehigh University--Williams 70, 31 Williams Drive, Bethlehem, PA 18015Event Organized By: Mellon Digital Humanities Initiative

april

14apr10:00 am- 4:00 pmKnowing Your Rights: Legal Fundamentals for Documentary Filmmakers10:00 am - 4:00 pm EST Lehigh University--EWFM 379, 31 Williams Drive, Bethlehem, PA 18015Event Organized By: Mellon Digital Humanities Initiative

Who We Are

*campus advisors

Jenna Azar
HYPE Director
Instructional Designer
Muhlenberg

Aggie Ebrahimi Bazaz
Asst. Professor
Film Studies, Media & Communication
Muhlenberg

Jack Lule
Professor & Chair
Journalism & Communication
Lehigh

Julia Maserjian
Mgr. of Digital Scholarship Team
Lehigh

Tamara Myers*
Assoc. Professor, History
Lehigh

John Pettegrew
Assoc. Professor, History
Director, American Studies
Lehigh

Kate Ranieri
Asst. Professor
Media & Communication
Muhlenberg

Greg Reihman
Assoc. Vice Provost
Dir., Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning
Adj. Professor, Philosophy
Lehigh

Nandini Sikand
Asst. Professor
Film & Media Studies
Lafayette

Andy Smith*
Assoc. Professor, Chair
Film & Media Studies
Lafayette

Lora Taub-Pervizpour*
Professor, Media & Communication
Dir., LVAIC Documentary Storymaking
Muhlenberg

We are a community of practice collaborating across three institutions to expand access to and engagement in documentary teaching, practice, and scholarship in the Lehigh Valley.