Upcoming Events

Human Rights, Faith and the Border
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 7:00pm
White 107 (White Lecture Hall)

Imam Omar Suleiman is a world renowned scholar and theologically driven activist for human rights. He is the Founder and President of the Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research and a professor of Islamic Studies at Southern Methodist University. He's also the resident scholar of the Valley Ranch... read more »


Amit Chaudhuri, standing in a doorway
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 5:30pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

Join the Franklin Humanities Institute for a lecture by novelist, poet, essayist, literary critic, editor, North Indian classical singer and music composer Amit Chaudhuri! This event is part of our World Arts series. Do we discover the 'world' by exploring it from corner to corner and familiarising... read more »


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Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 12:00pm
Rubenstein Library Carpenter Conference Room 249

Twelve Step groups regularly describe alcohol and drug addiction as the "family illness," due to the systematic way addiction takes destructive hold of nearly everyone who comes within range: not only people with SUD, themselves, but also their families and friends. Treatment programs (both... read more »


Image of Amit Chaudhuri leaning in a doorway
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 12:00pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

Please join the Publishing Humanities Initiative at the Franklin Humanities Institute for a lunchtime event with novelist, theorist, essayist and musician Amit Chaudhuri! This event is part of our World Arts series.Literary Activism--activism that revisits and interrogates an idea of literature--... read more »


Blackburn Festival Opening Night Poster
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 6:30pm

Duke English is proud to present Blackburn Fiction Festival! In partnership with Franklin Humanities Institute, Duke Arts, and the Rubenstein Arts Center, the Blackburn Fiction Festival will be a two-day event featuring readings from prominent fiction writers. The opening night will take place at... read more »


Poster for Blackburn  Festival Feature Readings
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 7:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Ruby Lounge

Duke English is proud to present Blackburn Fiction Festival! In partnership with Franklin Humanities Institute, Duke Arts, and the Rubenstein Arts Center, the Blackburn Fiction Festival will be a two-day event featuring readings from prominent fiction writers. The festival will culminate with... read more »


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Friday, September 27, 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... read more »


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Friday, September 27, 2019 - 12:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Ruby Lounge

Drop by the Ruby on Friday at noon for a casual art talk and free lunch to learn about the behind-the-scenes aspect of the creative process, careers in the arts, and more.This is a talk, interspersed with performances, about a music project made possible by multiple inheritances: Bombay's musical... read more »


Author Monique Truong
Monday, September 30, 2019 - 2:30pm
East Duke 108

Monique Truong is the Vietnamese American author of the bestselling, award-winning novels, The Book of Salt, Bitter in the Mouth, and The Sweetest Fruits (forthcoming September 2019). Her work has been published in fifteen countries, and her awards and honors include the PEN/Robert Bingham... read more »


Author Monique Truong
Monday, September 30, 2019 - 4:00pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

Monique Truong is the Vietnamese American author of the bestselling, award-winning novels, The Book of Salt, Bitter in the Mouth, and The Sweetest Fruits (forthcoming September 2019). Her work has been published in fifteen countries, and her awards and honors include the PEN/Robert Bingham... read more »


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