DEMAN Weekend 2014

November 7-8, 2014
STUDENTS: Attend the Career Center's DEMAN 101 event on October 27th for networking advice and early access to DEMAN registration. General student registration for DEMAN will open October 28th.
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Friday, November 7, 2014

11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
Music Department Lunch with Derek Kwan '98 [ STUDENTS ONLY ]
Location: Biddle Building, Room TBD

12:30-1:00 p.m.
Check-in and Alumni Packet Pickup

Location: TBD

1:00-2:00 p.m.
Keynote Speaker Robert Yeoman '73 [ OPEN TO THE PUBLIC ]
Location: Griffith Theater, Bryan Center

2:30-4:00 p.m.
Departmental Workshops [ STUDENTS ONLY ]

AMI/CDS Department Workshop
Robert Yeoman '73
Location: Carpentry Shop, Maxwell Street

Dance Department Workshop
Monica Hogan '12
Location: The Ark, East Campus

Theater Department Workshop
Adam Saunders '99
Location: Rehearsal Studio BC127, Bryan Center

Visual Arts Department Workshop
Zandie Brocket '09
Location: TBD

4:30-5:30 p.m.
Alumni Pre-Panel Gathering [ ALUMNI ONLY ]
Location: Nasher Museum of Art

5:30-6:30 p.m.
Panel of Distinguished DEMAN alumni
Location: Nasher Museum of Art

6:30-8:30 p.m.
Evening Reception at the Nasher
Location: Nasher Museum of Art

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Noon-1:00 p.m.
Lunch with President Brodhead [ ALUMNI ONLY ]
Location: Hart House (President's Residence)

1:30-1:45 p.m.
Check-in for Workshop Presenters and Participants
Location: Sanford School of Public Policy

1:45-3:30 p.m.
Young Alumni and Student Workshops [ STUDENTS AND RECENT GRADUATES ONLY ]

Field Session (90 min)
Location: Sanford School of Public Policy

Today Show Production Workshop
Matt Greenfield ’05, Producer, NBC Today Show

Classroom Sessions (45 min each)
Location: Sanford School of Public Policy

Session 1 | 1:45-2:30 p.m.       Session 2 | 2:45-3:30 p.m.

Navigating Hollywood 101
Keely MacDonald '12, Showrunner's Assistant, FOX's "Sleepy Hollow"
Jenna Gates '12, Agent Trainee, United Talent Agency

How to Craft a Career in Content, Marketing & Branding
Amanda Peralta '12, Digital Editorial Specialist, Live in the Grey
Drew Neisser '79, President/CEO, Renegade

Using Your Creativity to Leverage a Career in Sports
Hilary Shaev '89, VP Marketing, NBA and WNBA
Laura Suchoski '09, Social Media Manager, McKinney/espnW

The Intersection of Food and Media
Will Geary '12, Finance & Strategy,
Lia Buffa '99, VP Business Development, Food Network

Social Media and Search: The Art of Connectivity
Lindsay Tomson '12, People Ops, Google
Taylor Clarke '12, Account Management, Facebook

Charting Your Own Path: How to Build a Career in Film & Storytelling 
Mike Macari '92, Producer, Macari Edelstein (The Ring)
Courtney Spence '02, Founder, Students of the World

Behind the Scenes: Covering Finance and Politics
Caroline Fairchild '12, Writer, Fortune Magazine's The Broadsheet
Betsy Klein '12, Political Planning Editor, CNN

Getting the Gig: Auditions, Internships, and Interviews
Nathaniel Hill '12, General Management Associate, Baseline Theatrical
Monica Hogan '12, Artistic Director, Monica Hogan Danceworks

From Artist to Audience: Arts Presenting & Creative Producing
Eric Oberstein '07, Associate Director, Duke Performances
Emma Miller '12, Programming Coordinator, Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

Breaking into "The Biz": Magazine Journalism
Details to come

4:00-6:30 p.m.
DEMAN, AMI and CDS: Special Film Screening: MOONRISE KINGDOM
Followed by Q&A with cinematographer Robert Yeoman '73, moderated by Josh Gibson '95
Location: Griffith Theater, Bryan Center

6:30-7:30 p.m.
DEMAN Weekend Wrap-up Party
Location: Von Canon, Bryan Center

8:00 p.m.
Companhia Urbana de Dança Presented by Duke Performances
Location: Reynolds Theater, Bryan Center

Virtuosic dancers from the favelas of Rio de Janeiro fuse hip-hop, samba, capoeira, and contemporary dance in the boldly imaginative choreography of Sonia Destri Lie’s Companhia Urbana de Dança. Tickets are available at a 25% discount with the promo code DEMAN14. Visit the Duke Performances website for tickets and more information.


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