Upcoming Events

Precarity
Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 5:00pm
Nasher Museum of Art

Please join the Franklin Humanities Institute at the Nasher Museum of Art for this exhibition closing event on John Akomfrah's Precarity (on view until September 2)! RSVP at precarityakomfrah.eventbrite.com for our catering numbers. The Franklin Humanities Institute at Duke University presents an... read more »


Performances of Dignity: In Law, Medicine and Theatre
Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 4:00pm
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153

"Performances of Dignity: In Law, Medicine and Theatre"This lecture focuses on the intersection of discourses on dignity: legal, ethical, social, medical and performative. We talk about dignified life, death, and old age; the dignity of the human corpse and human beings. But what is dignity and do... read more »


After the Rebellion
Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 5:00pm
Lilly Library

Religion, rebels, and jihad were redefined in the aftermath of the 1857 Rebellion in South Asia. What it meant to belong to a particular religion-specifically Islam-came to signify one's political leanings. In turn, religious concepts with long, multifaceted histories-specifically jihad-came to be... read more »


Nate Mackey
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 5:00pm
The Mezzanine at the Durham Hotel

The Department of English at Duke University is pleased to present Blackburn Festival: The Mackey Sessions, a multi-day multi-venue poetry festival centered around music and myth in the work of Nate Mackey.5-6pm - Welcome reception6-8pm - Opening night reading featuring Fred Moten & Ed... read more »


Nate Mackey
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 10:00am
The Mezzanine at the Durham Hotel

The Department of English at Duke University is pleased to present Blackburn Festival: The Mackey Sessions, a multi-day multi-venue poetry festival centered around music and myth in the work of Nate Mackey.In partnership with the Vice Provost for the Arts, the Franklin Humanities Center, Department... read more »


Nate Mackey
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 2:00pm
The Mezzanine at the Durham Hotel

The Department of English at Duke University is pleased to present Blackburn Festival: The Mackey Sessions, a multi-day multi-venue poetry festival centered around music and myth in the work of Nate Mackey.In partnership with the Vice Provost for the Arts, the Franklin Humanities Center, Department... read more »


Nate Mackey
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 8:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Ruby Lounge

The Department of English at Duke University is pleased to present Blackburn Festival: The Mackey Sessions, a multi-day multi-venue poetry festival centered around music and myth in the work of Nate Mackey.The Ruby Lounge8 - 10PM - Keynote reading & music accompaniment (Followed by reception... read more »


Nate Mackey
Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 12:00pm
The Mezzanine at the Durham Hotel

The Department of English at Duke University is pleased to present Blackburn Festival: The Mackey Sessions, a multi-day multi-venue poetry festival centered around music and myth in the work of Nate Mackey.Coltrane-Centric Poetry with music accompaniment & Farewell BrunchIn partnership with the... read more »


inTransit Art Installation Opening
Monday, September 24, 2018 - 5:30pm
Rubenstein Library Stone Family Gallery

inTransit Art Installation opening In Transit: Arts and Migration around Europe is an interdisciplinary humanities project launched by Duke faculty and students from the Departments of Romance Studies, and Art, Art History & Visual Studies, in collaboration with the Nasher Museum. In Transit is... read more »


inTransit Speaker Series: Teresa Fiore
Monday, September 24, 2018 - 6:00pm
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153

"Pre-occupied Spaces as Sources of Empathy: Migratory and Colonial Routes in La Ruina's Italianesi and Abate's Germanesi" Teresa Fiore (Montclair State) In Transit: Arts and Migration around Europe is an interdisciplinary humanities project launched by Duke faculty and students from the Departments... read more »


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