Upcoming Events

Uber strike
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 12:00pm

Join the Social Movements Lab for events on organizing with platform workers (such as food deliverers and Uber drivers).With Todd Wolfson we will discuss some of the efforts to organize platform workers and the difficulties facing such organizing efforts. Todd will share his experiences working... read more »


The silouette of a head and body with words representing narrative medicine and storytelling filling up the body.
Thursday, November 14, 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 »


Daniel Shea Photo
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 7:00pm
Nasher Museum of Art Auditorium

Photography and the Uncertainty of the Present This series brings together practicing artists, scholars and curators to discuss the radical potential of photography to illuminate the condition of the present, focusing on the camera's ability to represent built environments and their relationship to... 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, November 15, 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 »


Event flyer
Monday, November 18, 2019 - 10:00am
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

Join us for the Challenging Borders conference on Monday, November 18 at 10:00 AM. Speakers include Catherine Besteman, Michael Hardt, Hans Lucht, Aissatou Mbodj, Amade M'charek, Charlie Piot, Stephen Smith, Miriam Ticktin, and Henrik Vigh. Achille Mbembe will give the keynote lecture, "Bodies as... read more »


Monday, November 18, 2019 - 10:00am
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

In the wake of the record influx of migrants to Europe in 2015 and the rise of anti-migrant populism, border practices have undergone dramatic transformation as EU states outsource border control to private companies and to African countries (effectively moving their frontiers into North Africa,... read more »


The Fixer book cover
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 10:00am
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

RSVP for event & lunch at https://fixer.eventbrite.com Please join the Franklin Humanities Institute and Duke University Libraries for a Faculty Bookwatch panel on... read more »


Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 7:00pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

The Unafraid (2018) is a feature-length documentary that follows the personal lives of three DACA students in Georgia, a state that has banned them from attending their state universities and disqualifies them from receiving in-state tuition at any other public college. Shot in an observational... read more »


The silouette of a head and body with words representing narrative medicine and storytelling filling up the body.
Thursday, November 21, 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 »


Arpeggio Postcard
Friday, November 22, 2019 - 2:00pm
Smith Warehouse - Bay 10, 2nd Floor

Arpeggio is an annual graduate-student organized interdisciplinary conference of AAHVS department. This year, with the overarching theme of "Spaces of Translation," Arpeggio invites scholars and students to explore the relationship between the original and reinterpreted, the authors and translators... read more »


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