Upcoming Events

Narrative Medicine Mondays: Narratives of Childhood Health
Monday, September 24, 2018 - 12:00pm
Student Wellness Center | Rm 148

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. Paolo Freire noted in 1963 that: "A careful analysis of the teacher-... read more »

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

"Pre-Occupied Spaces: Remapping Italy's Transnational Migrations and Colonial Legacies" 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 of Romance Studies, and Art, Art... read more »

inTransit: The Arts of Migration Catalan Atlas (1375) Art Installation Opening
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 4:00pm
Rubenstein Library Stone Family Gallery

inTransit: The Arts of Migration Catalan Atlas (1375) The Catalan Atlas (1375 is one of the few surviving examples of 14th century cartography. The sections included in this exhibit depict the regions of Asia. This is richly illustrated with figures depicting the famous monarchs of the world,... read more »

The Doctors Are In: Symptoms and Dreams of Physical Illness as Sacred Messages from the Body
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 5:00pm
Health Humanities Lab | Trent 0037A

In our first monthly "Doctors Are In Event" of the semester, we bring in radiologist and dream researcher, Larry Burk, and historian, Thomas Robisheaux, to discuss symptoms and dreams of physical illness as sacred messages from the body. Robisheaux will discuss his study of the spirit-seeing... read more »

Screen/Society--The Visible Spectrum--Program 4: "Image Control"
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 7:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater

Film Screening Program: "Image Control"In this collection of works that address politics, social movements and personal histories, the image - photographs, symbols, archival materials, propaganda videos - is deconstructed and examined to understand its limits, controlling influences and symbolic... read more »

From Slavery to Freedom Lab Launch Event
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 4:00pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

Join us to celebrate the launch of the "From Slavery to Freedom" Lab at the Franklin Humanities Institute. We will inaugurate the opening of FS2F by honoring the work and legacy of Professor John Hope Franklin. Our event will feature remarks from John Whittington Franklin of the Smithsonian... read more »

The Sacred Gone Astray: Eliade, Fanon, Wynter, and the Terror of Colonial Settlement
Friday, September 28, 2018 - 9:30am
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

Join the Franklin Humanities Institute for the first presentation in 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... read more »

Lauren Flood: "AI and the Ethnography of Musical Futures"
Friday, September 28, 2018 - 4:00pm
Biddle 104

Lauren Flood is a postdoctoral fellow at the Wolf Humanities Center, University of Pennsylvania. Her lecture is titled "AI and the Ethnography of Musical Futures: Prototype, Update, Real-Time, and DeepDream." Abstract: Over the past decade, the practice of building do-it-yourself (DIY) projects has... read more »

Remembering Stanley Cavell
Monday, October 1, 2018 - 5:00pm
Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall | C105, Bay 4, Smith Warehouse

A lecture by Richard Fleming, Author of Evil and Silence, First Word Philosophy. With reception at 4:30. Venue TBA. read more »

Screen/Society--The Visible Spectrum--Program 5: "Adam & Zack Khalil: Indigenous Futures" w/ filmmakers  in attendance
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 7:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater

Film Screening: "Adam & Zack Khalil: Indigenous Futures"With a practice that includes experimental filmmaking, documentary, performance & curation, Adam & Zack Khalil have charted out a critical & unconventional space for situating & interrogating ideas of indigeneity today. In... read more »