Upcoming Events

Robert Reid-Pharr
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 4:00pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

Dr. Reid-Pharr asks, why, in a period in U.S. history in which questions of Black life and Black death are at the center of our public debates, have so few intellectuals taken up the matter of the 918 individuals, most of whom were African American, who died in a mass suicide in "Jonestown," Guyana... read more »


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Friday, November 16, 2018 - 9:30am
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

Join the Franklin Humanities Institute for its new Friday morning series, tgiFHI! tgiFHI gives Duke faculty in the humanities, interpretative social sciences and arts the opportunity to present on their current research to interlocutors in their fields. A light breakfast will be served at 9am.... read more »


standing rock
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 12:00pm
Social Movements Lab | B189, Bay 5, Smith Warehouse

Join us for events on Native Liberation movements with members of The Red Nation, Andrew Curley and Nick Estes.From their manifesto: "The Red Nation formed in November 2014 out of a desire to contribute to the widespread resurgence of strong, vocal, organized and radical Indigenous struggle in... read more »


Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 5:00pm
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Sponsored by the FHI Health Humanities Lab, the HHL Narrative Health Support Group offers Duke students who are dealing with chronic health challenges the opportunity to take part in discussion, creative writing, and storytelling in order to maximize both education and health. By "chronic health... read more »


Afro/Asian Connections
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 5:00pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

Since its origins in San Francisco State University at the height of the civil rights and antiwar movements of the global sixties, Asian American Studies has its roots in intersectional community and coalition building. On Duke campus, Asian American activism also has strong ties to African... read more »


Yuri Kochiyama and Angela Davis
Friday, November 30, 2018 - 9:00am
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

Since its origins in San Francisco State University at the height of the civil rights and antiwar movements of the global sixties, Asian American Studies has its roots in intersectional community and coalition building. On Duke campus, Asian American activism also has strong ties to African... read more »


photo of Belo playing guitar
Friday, November 30, 2018 - 7:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Ruby Lounge

Haitian composer and guitarist Bélo (Jean Belony Murat) will give a free performance of his music in the Ruby Lounge of the Rubenstein Arts Center. His first album Lakou trankil (Quiet Streets) is treasured by Haitians because the songs explain and reflect the problems the country faces. Bélo is... read more »


NMM
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 12:00pm
Health Humanities Lab | Trent 0037A

What makes a good physician? Someone who properly diagnoses and cures their patients? What if we told you there's a third vital characteristic - physicians who listen to - and attempt to understand - their patients' stories. Paulo Freire noted in 1963 that: "A careful analysis of the teacher-... read more »


Friday, March 22, 2019 - 1:00pm
Penn Pavilion

The Feminist Theory Workshop (FTW), which is in its thirteenth year, offers a unique opportunity for internationally recognized faculty and young scholars to engage in sustained dialogue about feminist theory as a scholarly domain of inquiry. The "workshop" approach of this conference requires... read more »