Upcoming Events

UNSUITABLE #22: From Harassment and Assault to Happily Ever After - The Long History of Sexual Abuse in Romantic Fiction
Monday, April 23, 2018 - 12:00pm
East Duke Parlors

When a girl protests that a boy is harassing her, how often does she hear from others, "He just likes you!"? The Western tradition of romantic fiction has long reinforced this scenario, from the birth of the modern novel in the eighteenth century with books like Samuel Richardson's Pamela to recent... read more »


Brian Massumi Flyer
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 3:00pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

*Please register at altereconomic.eventbrite.com to receive a link to the seminar reading. Brian Massumi will lead a seminar at the Franklin Humanities Institute. After registering, attendees will receive a link to download his essay "Virtual ecology and the question of value," which he asks be... read more »


Humanities Fellowship Workshop
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 3:30pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

For Duke faculty interested in NHC, ACLS, Radcliffe, and similar fellowship opportunities.Afternoon refreshments will be provided.Registration required: bit.ly/2p8XZUU read more »


James Shepard monument
Saturday, May 5, 2018 - 9:45am
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

Please join us at the 2017-18 year-end symposium of the Franklin Humanities Institute-North Carolina Central University (FHI-NCCU) Digital Humanities Fellowship program. A key part of the FHI's Mellon Humanities Futures initiative (http://humanitiesfutures.... read more »