Affiliates & Partners
Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes
The Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes (CHCI) is an international membership organization for university and college-based humanities centers, institutes, and interdisciplinary programs in the humanities with a significant research component. The Franklin Humanities Institute is pleased to be the administrative base of CHCI.
Duke Human Rights Center at the Franklin Humanities Institute
The Duke Human Rights Center at the Franklin Humanities Institute (DHRC@FHI) brings together an interdisciplinary group of scholars to promote new understandings of pressing questions about human rights, terror, political violence and the politics of forgiveness, accountability and reconciliation. The DHRC@FHI is also home to the Pauli Murray Project.
HASTAC (Humanities, Arts, Sciences, Technology Advanced Collaboratory) is an international group of academic organizations dedicated to exploring and sharing information about the use of new media and technology in higher education. The FHI has been pleased to provide various forms of support for HASTAC activities since 2006, and served as the co-host of the first HASTAC annual meeting, in April 2007.
Center for Philosophy, Arts, and Literature (PAL)
The FHI is host to PAL, whose mission is to encourage and promote work that places literature, theater, painting, film, and other arts in conversation with philosophy. The Institute co-sponsored PAL's inaugural lecture in 2009 featuring the philosopher Stanley Cavell.
Johannesburg Workshop in Theory and Criticism (JWTC)
The FHI-JWTC partnership enables Duke faculty and students to travel to Johannesburg to participate in the annual summer workshop; supports the JWTC in its efforts to establish a new program in Southern Theory and Global Humanities; and contributes to the production of an online journal of African Humanities Research: The Johannesburg Salon.