Upcoming Events

Student Movements and Activism in South Africa: A Dialogue with Kelly Gillespie
Monday, November 27, 2017 - 12:00pm
Social Movements Lab / B189, Bay 5, Smith Warehouse

In 2015, students marched in Durham in solidarity with #FeesMustFall activists in Johannesburg. They show us that South African movements like #RhodesMustFall and #FeesMustFall are not restricted to national politics, but speak to the concerns of young people at a global level: education,... read more »


Voudou as a Pillar of Haitian Nationality - Constructing a Nation
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 5:30pm
Smith Warehouse - Bay 4, C105 - Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall

Professor emeritus Patrick Bellegarde-Smith received his doctorate in international politics and Latin American history, from The American University in 1977. He taught in the field of international development, political economy, and culture, then later, at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee,... read more »


Midwifery Film Festival - All My Babies
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 7:00pm
Hanes House 131

The Midwifery Film Festival is an interdisciplinary, three-day exploration of the practice of midwifery from historical, global, and local perspectives. Each evening will feature a film screening, followed by a small panel intended to foster discussion and understanding about themes posed by the... read more »


Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 4:00pm
Gross Hall, 330 -- Ahmadieh Family Grand Hall

POLITICAL THEORY WORKSHOP: Nancy Rosenblum (Harvard University) | Gross Hall | Room 330 Ahmadieh Family Grand Hall | 4pm | read more »


Film Screening and Reception: Judith Wechsler, 'The Passages of Walter Benjamin'
Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 5:30pm
American Tobacco Campus - Power Plant: Full Frame Theater

Reception with filmmaker Judith Wechsler: 5:30 p.m.Film screening: 6:30 p.m., followed by Q&AIn 1933, Walter Benjamin, one of the most brilliant literary and cultural critics of his time, fled Berlin for Paris. There he sat, at the Bibliothèque Nationale, working in poverty and relative... read more »


Midwifery Film Festival - The Last Partera
Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 7:00pm
Hanes House 131

The Midwifery Film Festival is an interdisciplinary, three-day exploration of the practice of midwifery from historical, global, and local perspectives. Each evening will feature a film screening, followed by a small panel intended to foster discussion and understanding about themes posed by the... read more »


Seminar on Corporations and International Law
Friday, December 1, 2017 - 11:30am
Law School Room 3000

David Armitage (Harvard, History). David Armitage is the Lloyd C. Blankfein Professor of History and Chair of the Department of History at Harvard University.RSVP required. Please email Charlie Bartlett at charles.bartlett@duke.edu. These... read more »


Tinés Salvant in Concert
Friday, December 1, 2017 - 7:00pm
Smith Warehouse - Bay 4, C105 - Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall

Called the "Charmer of All Time," Haitian artist, singer, and composer Tinés Salvant will give a free concert of his songs of love, union and change. read more »


Midwifery Film Festival - The Mama Sherpas
Friday, December 1, 2017 - 7:00pm
Hanes House 131

The Midwifery Film Festival is an interdisciplinary, three-day exploration of the practice of midwifery from historical, global, and local perspectives. Each evening will feature a film screening, followed by a small panel intended to foster discussion and understanding about themes posed by the... read more »


Enabler or Peacemaker? U.S. Policy and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 11:45am
Forum for Scholars and Publics / 011 Old Chem

Irrespective of intentions, U.S. leadership has done more to enable the entrenchment and expansion of occupation than to end it. Looking to the future, can the United States act as an effective leader or steward of a political process that can end the occupation, regardless of the political outlook... read more »


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