Collection Guide to the J. Kirk Felsman Fellowship Collection, 2014
The J. Kirk Felsman Fellowship Collection contains 97 digital photographic prints from the series "Waves of Childhood: Photographs taken by Syrian Girls in Za'atari Refugee Camp" facilitated by 2014 Felsman Fellow Laura Doggett. Acquired as part of the Archive of Documentary Arts at Duke University.
- Collection Number
- J. Kirk Felsman Fellowship collection
- Archive of Documentary Arts (Duke University)
- 0.5 Linear Feet
- David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
- Materials are in English.
The J. Kirk Felsman Fellowship Collection contains 97 digital photographic prints from the series "Waves of Childhood: Photographs taken by Syrian Girls in Za'atari Refugee Camp" facilitated by 2014 Felsman Fellow Laura Doggett. The world's second largest refugee camp, Za'atari Refugee Camp in Jordan is home to nearly 50,000 Syrian refugee children. For three months, Laura Doggett mentored a group of Syrian girls ages 14-18 in a media workshop to gain artistic and technical training in photography and video, with encouragement to reflect on their own stories and those of their community. The color digital photographs are printed on Premium Luster 11"x17" photo paper.
Access to the Collection
Collection is open for research.
Use & Permissions
The copyright interests in this collection have not been transferred to Duke University. For more information, consult the copyright section of the Regulations and Procedures of the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library.
How to Cite
[Identification of item], J. Kirk Felsman Fellowship Collection, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.
Each print in the Waves of Childhood series is "Untitled" and was taken by Syrian girls aged 14-18 in the Za'atari Refugee Camp, Jordan in 2014. The names of the photographers have been redacted.
Administered by the J. Kirk Felsman Program for Children in Adversity, J. Kirk Felsman Fellowships provide post-masters professional opportunities in social entrepreneurship to graduates of the Duke Master of Public Policy program and the Duke Master of Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts programs.
Click to find related materials at Duke University Libraries.
- Doggett, Laura
- J. Kirk Felsman Program on Children in Adversity
- Jordan -- Photographs
- Refugees -- Syria
- Syria -- Pictorial works
- Za'atari Refugee Camp
The J. Kirk Felsman Fellowship Collection was acquired by the Archive of Documentary Arts as a gift in 2015.
Processed by: Katrina Martin, August 2015. Accessions described in this finding aid: 2015-0024