DeWitt Wallace Center Professor and Staff Writer for The Atlantic, David Graham ’09, will join New York Magazine’s Senior Photo Editor, Maya Robinson ’11, to kick off Duke Career Center’s Tell Me More series with a special DEMAN inspired-episode.
Robinson and Graham will take us behind the scenes of the creative process of magazine cover photography and cover stories for their respective publications, share how they are photographing and reporting globally during the pandemic, as well as answer your burning questions.
Maya Robinson ‘11
SENIOR PHOTO EDITOR, NEW YORK MAGAZINE (NY)
The Chronicle Vol. 104 Photo Editor (2008–09)
Major: Visual & Media Studies / Certificate: Documentary Studies
Moderated by David Graham ‘09
STAFF WRITER, THE ATLANTIC (DURHAM)
The Chronicle Vol. 103 Editor-in-Chief (2007–08)
Major: History / Minor: Arabic / Certificate: Islamic Studies
David A. Graham is a staff writer at The Atlantic, based in Durham, N.C.. He was previously politics editor of The Atlantic, where his section won a Webby Award. He has written and reported for Newsweek, The Daily Beast, The Wall Street Journal, Our State, and The National in Abu Dhabi. He graduated from Duke in 2009.
Introduction by Sujal Manohar ‘20
AMERICORPS ARTIST IN RESIDENCE, IMAGINE ART & HART FELLOW (AUSTIN)
The Chronicle Vol. 114 Photo Editor (2018–19)
Majors: Neuroscience & Visual Arts / Minor: Chemistry
Sujal Manohar is a recent Duke alumna and Alice M. Baldwin Scholar who thrives at the intersection of the arts and sciences. Originally from Dallas, Texas, she enjoys using the arts to raise awareness about health issues and help people living with illness and disability. At Duke, Sujal served as the Photography Editor for the Chronicle’s 114th volume, taught art to pediatric patients, and created artwork about mental health for her senior thesis. Her documentary photographs highlighting the Nasher Reflections Program, which offers art gallery tours for adults with dementia, were displayed at Duke’s Art of Science Gallery.
Sujal is currently serving as a Hart Fellow and AmeriCorps Artist in Residence at Imagine Art, a nonprofit art studio for people with disabilities in Austin, Texas.
In collaboration with Duke Arts, DukeCreate, DeWitt Wallace Center for Media & Democracy, Duke Alumni Engagement & Development, Duke in NY, Duke in LA & Duke Global Education Office & DukeJournos.