Duke MFA|EDA 2017 Commencement Weekend, May 12-14

DUKE UNIVERSITY
MFA|EDA CLASS OF 2017
COMMENCEMENT WEEKEND

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Friday, May 12
3:00-5:00pm
EXHIBITION RECEPTION
There’s Content: Five Years of the MFA|EDA
Rubenstein Photography Gallery
Duke West Campus

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Saturday, May 13
12:00-3:00pm
MFA|EDA OPEN STUDIO
Carpentry Shop
1509 Campus Drive

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Sunday, May 14
9:00am
DUKE COMMENCEMENT
University-Wide Commencement Ceremony
MFA|EDA Degree Marshal SALIMA AL-ISMAILI
Wallace Wade Stadium

3:00pm
MFA|EDA COMMENCEMENT
Ceremony & Diploma Distribution
Commencement Address by MARSHALL CURRY
Nasher Museum Auditorium


5:00pm
MFA|EDA GRADUATION RECEPTION
Spectre Arts

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THE CLASS OF 2017

Salima Al-Ismaili

Sarah Elizabeth Borst

Andrea De Francesco

Sylvia Herbold

Lauren Mueller

Colleen F. Pesci

Anthony Dean Shafer

Kate Stephens

Jason Sudak

Ran Xin

Haoyang Zhao

Yijie Zhu

Herbold Class of 2017

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Marshall Curry is a two-time Academy Award nominated filmmaker, and director of Street Fight, Racing Dreams, If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front, Point and Shoot, and executive producer of Mistaken for Strangers. Curry has been selected by Filmmaker Magazine as one of 25 New Faces of Independent Film, and was awarded the International Documentary Association (IDA) Jacqueline Donnet Filmmaker Award and the International Trailblazer Award at MIPDOC in Cannes. Three of Curry’s films have been a part of the American Documentary Showcase, a program sponsored by the U.S. State Department to share the art and practice of documentary filmmaking with the international community. As part of the Showcase, he has traveled to Israel, Jordan, Kosovo, and Ukraine to lead classes and discussions about documentary filmmaking. He is a graduate of Swarthmore College where he studied Comparative Religion and was a Eugene Lang Scholar. He was also a Jane Addams Fellow at Indiana University’s Center on Philanthropy, where he wrote about the history, philosophy, and economics of non-profits. Curry is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and co-chair of Cinema Eye Honors.

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DUKE UNIVERSITY
MFA|EDA CLASS OF 2017
COMMENCEMENT WEEKEND

Friday, May 12 – Sunday, May 14

Questions? Contact us at mfaeda@duke.edu

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