Upcoming Events

NMM
Monday, October 22, 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 »


water is life - no mining Algonquin land
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 12:00pm
Social Movements Lab | B189, Bay 5, Smith Warehouse

Join us for two events on the struggles of the Algonquin in the context of broader First Nations struggles in Canada. We will be joined in the dialogue session by Shiri Pasternak, who is the author of Grounded Authority: The Algonquins of Barriere Lake Against the State, about the Algonquins'... read more »


France Winddance Twine
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 12:00pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

Please RSVP for our catering order. The From Slavery to Freedom Lab warmly welcomes Dr. France Winddance Twine on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the publication of her book, Racism... read more »


Ingrid LaFleur
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 12:00pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

Please join the Franklin Humanities Institute for the next event in its Water series! A light lunch will be served at 11:30am; please RSVP for our catering numbers. From the Drexicya to Mars: An Interplanetary Water Mission presents a multi-... read more »


Still from Dirty Computer
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 7:00pm
American Tobacco Campus - Power Plant: Full Frame Theater

Film screening: Janelle Monáe's "Dirty Computer" + Shorts Program(Andrew Donoho & Chuck Lightning, 2018, 48 min, USA, English, Color, Digital)Janelle Monáe, in conjunction with her album Dirty Computer, has produced an accompanying "emotion picture" (according to her, "a narrative film and... read more »


Visionary Aponte
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 7:00pm
American Tobacco Campus - Power Plant: Full Frame Theater

Public screening of The Model: Oshun and the Dream, Chapter 1 & 2, directed by Kahlil Joseph (2010), 7:57 minutes each; You and I and You, directed by Terence Nance (2015), 7:51 minutes; and Dirty Computer, directed by Janelle Monáe, Andrew Donoho, and Chuck Lightning (2018), 48:37 minutes... read more »


Neurodiversities
Friday, October 26, 2018 - 9:00am
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

The term "neurodiversity," popularized by the autism community, challenges the pathologization of neurological deviation from a conventional social spectrum of "neurotypicality." Another branch of "neurodiversity" challenges the abstraction of the ideas of "mind" and "mental" states. Keynote... read more »


tgiFHI logo
Friday, October 26, 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. This... read more »


Visionary Aponte
Friday, October 26, 2018 - 12:00pm
Old Chemistry 011

Panel discussion with Durham activist, scholar, and entrepreneur Pierce Freelon and artist, activist, and Afrofuturist Ingrid LaFleur. Light lunch served.-----INFO & EVENTS: aponte.dukefsp.org-----This event is part of Visionary Aponte: Art & Black Freedom, a nine-week art exhibit and... read more »


Still from GOD SAID GIVE EM DRUM MACHINES
Friday, October 26, 2018 - 7:00pm
American Tobacco Campus - Power Plant: Full Frame Theater

Special presentation of a work-in-progress: "God Said Give 'Em Drum Machines"(Kristian Hill, 60 min, USA)Starring Juan Atkins, Kevin Saunderson, Derrick May and Eddie Fowlkes, "God Said Give 'Em Drum Machines" tells the lost stories of the underground music scene in 1980's Detroit and how it... read more »


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