Upcoming Events

Headshot of Dr. Tracy Sharpley-Whiting
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 12:00pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

Please join the From Slavery to Freedom Lab for two events with Dr. Tracy Sharpley-Whiting. Both are free and open to the public.  SEMINAR: When the Research Becomes Personal, or “Men I'd Like to Have Known” Lunch 12–12:30 pm | Seminar 12:30–2 pm From Slavery to Freedom Lab | Smith... read more »


Performing artist, Kali Quinn, wears a purple sweater and kneels next to a wheelchair that is covered in a multicolored blanket as the body, and slides as the head. The next photo is Janelle Taylor wearing a light blue shirt. The next photo is Lisa Gwyther wearing a red shirt and glasses with short curly hair. The last photo is Jessica Ruhle who is wearing a teal shirt and is looking at an elderly woman, talking to her.
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 7:00pm
White 107 (White Lecture Hall)

An Arts Performance on Dementia, "Vamping," by Kali Quinn, followed by panel presentations and discussion with U. of Toronto Medical Anthropologist Janelle Taylor, Jessica Ruhle (Director of Education), Lisa Gwyther (LCSW) , and the carer of a patient with dementia. The event will explore dementia... read more »


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Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 9:00am
North Carolina Central University - School of Education Building

POSTED ON BEHALF OF NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL UNIVERSITY Join us for Dr. marilyn thomas-houston's keynote presentation for #RepresentationMatters, the Fall 2019 Triangle Digital Humanities Institute (TDHI)... read more »


Dr. Sneha Mantri (left) wears a white lab coat and smiles at the camera. Dr. Deborah Jenson (right) wears a dark green shirt and smiles at the camera.
Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 5:15pm

Topic: Narrative MedicineWhat is narrative medicine, and how does it transform clinical and literary spaces? Neurologist and narrative medicine specialist Sneha Mantri dialogues with Deborah Jenson about her training in narrative medicine, how it enters her practice with patients living with... read more »


The silouette of a head and body with words representing narrative medicine and storytelling filling up the body.
Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 6:00pm

The Duke Health Humanities Lab seeks participants for its third annual offering of the Chronic Health Conditions Storytelling (CHCS) group. Facilitated by Duke medical students Sam Hofacker, Megha Gupta, and Sarah Hodges, advised by faculty member Deborah Jenson, and assisted by Health Humanities... read more »


Concentration Camps Then and Now
Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 6:00pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

Please RSVP for this event at inthepress.eventbrite.com. This moderated discussion will examine the consequences and historical antecedents of immigrant detention in the United States. Featuring... read more »


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Friday, October 25, 2019 - 9:30am
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

Join the Franklin Humanities Institute for its 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.About the... read more »


John Evans sits at a desk with a stack of journals. He has a pen in his hand as he begins to write. He smiles at the camera.
Friday, October 25, 2019 - 10:30am

Imagine an efficient, proven process to increase wellness and build resilience. Expressive writing is such a process and promises to help manage the challenges of our complex lives, including high stress, decreasing immune function, increasing chronic symptoms, deteriorating health, grief and... read more »


Fresco details showing saint writing in codex on left and woman and child with scrolls on right
Monday, October 28, 2019 - 1:30pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

This international, interdisciplinary research program is an exploration of ancient "reading cultures" or "reading communities" that seeks to extend the work in William Johnson's Readers and Reading Cultures in the High Empire: A Study of Elite Communities (Oxford University Press, 2010). This... read more »


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Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 3:00pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

"Listening to LatinX" will explore new critical perspectives on Latino/a/X Studies from the field of Sound Studies. The study of sound and its connection to Latino/a/X communities is currently unfolding, and as the United States is home to approximately 55 million Spanish speakers, has some urgency... read more »


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