Upcoming Events

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 5:00pm
Health Humanities Lab / 0037A Trent Hall

The "Doctors Are In" series will bring together a humanities faculty member and a health care provider to engage in conversation on mutual interests, different professional practices and frames for similar concerns. The second event in the series will feature Dr. Laurent Dubois and Dr. Lola Fayanju... read more »


Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 5:00pm
Goodson Chapel

The conference itself will begin with a public forum on the notion of "sanctuary" itself, featuring both scholars and activists who will trace sanctuary from its medieval origins, its 19th century mobilization by the abolitionists, and its reemergence in the last 30 years. This will be followed by... read more »


Friday, February 9, 2018 (All day)
Smith Warehouse - Bay 4, C105 - Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall

Panel 1: Humanitarianism: Religion and the BodyConfirmed panelists: C. Julia Huang (Anthropology, Santa Cruz); Carla Hung (Anthropology, Duke); Emmanuel Schaueblin (Anthropology, Zurich)Panel 2: Civic Activism: Religion in Urban SpacesConfirmed panelists: Beth Baron (History, Graduate Center/ CUNY... read more »


Rights! Camera! Action!
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 7:00pm
Smith Warehouse - Bay 4, C105 - Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall

The German-Jewish philosopher Hannah Arendt caused an uproar in the 1960s by coining the subversive concept of the "Banality of Evil" when referring to the trial of Adolph Eichmann, which she covered for the New Yorker magazine. Her private life was no less controversial thanks to her early love... read more »


Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 4:30pm
Nasher Museum of Art Auditorium

Prominent public intellectual and memoirist, Richard Rodriguez, will provide the keynote address for "Latino/a Cultural and Intellectual Life in the 21st Century" (22-23 March 2018), a conference celebrating 10 years of Latino/a Studies at Duke University. A master of the personal essay, Rodriguez... read more »


Bass Connections Showcase
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 3:30pm
Penn Pavilion

The second annual showcase event will feature talks, posters, awards and a reception. Come learn more about Bass Connections and find out what these research teams of faculty, grad students, undergrads and community partners have accomplished this year. read more »