Upcoming Events

Future Trends in Health Humanities Publishing and Pedagogy
Thursday, March 22, 2018 (All day)
John Hope Franklin Center, Ahmadieh Family Conference Hall, Room 240

How might scholarly writing, textbook publishing, and pedagogical innovation contribute to the growth of the health humanities, an emerging interdisciplinary field? Successful authors and professional editors from scholarly presses will share how textbooks, monographs, blogs, and other digital... read more »

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 9:00am
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

To celebrate 10 years of Latino/a Studies at Duke, the Program in Latino/a Studies in the Global South is hosting a two-day conference on Thursday and Friday, 22-23 March 2018. The event will bring together scholars and cultural producers from around the country to represent the vitality and... read more »

Saskia Cornes: Duke Campus Farm
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 1:30pm
Duke Campus Farm

Meet at Rubenstein Arts Center (Ruby) and drive to Duke Campus FarmPlease RSVP to plasch@duke.edu by Mar 15, or meet us directly at Duke Campus Farm Come learn and get your hands dirty at Duke's own Campus Farm with Director & FHI Fellow Saskia Cornes.... read more »

Character:  Identification, Ethics, Ontology
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 4:00pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

Amanda Anderson of Brown University and Rita Felski of the University of Virginia will serve as public keynote lecturers for the PAL's 2018 Young Scholars Workshop.PAL's mission is to show that literature and the arts think as deeply as philosophy, and to encourage dialogue between literature and... read more »

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 4:30pm
Nasher Museum of Art Auditorium

Prominent public intellectual and memoirist, Richard Rodriguez, will provide the keynote address for "Latino/a Cultural and Intellectual Life in the 21st Century" (22-23 March 2018), a conference celebrating 10 years of Latino/a Studies at Duke University. A master of the personal essay, Rodriguez... read more »

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 5:00pm
Gross Hall, Ahmadieh Family Auditorium, Room 107

POLITICAL THEORY WORKSHOP: Pierre Rosanvallon (Collège de France)) | Gross Hall | Room 107 | Ahmadieh Family Auditorium | 5pm | read more »

Twelfth Annual Feminist Theory Workshop
Friday, March 23, 2018 (All day)
Penn Pavilion

The Program in Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies at Duke University hosts an annual Feminist Theory Workshop. This annual event is a free two-day workshop featuring Keynote lectures and working seminars.Keynote speakers this year include: Jennifer Nash, Northwestern Univ.; Denise Ferreira da... read more »

Valeria Luiselli
Friday, March 23, 2018 - 11:30am
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

CANCELLED DUE TO ILLNESSThe award winning novelist Valeria Luiselli will read from her work as part of the 10th Anniversary conference of the Program in Latino/a Studies in the Global South. Ms. Luiselli was born in Mexico City in 1983. Her novels and essays have been widely translated and her... read more »

Friday, March 23, 2018 - 11:30am
Law School 4000

A faculty seminar open to interested guests featuring Gwendolyn Gordon, Assistant Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. These workshops are sponsored by the Mellon Foundation-funded yearlong Sawyer Seminar series on "Corporate Rights and... read more »

Queer Romance Goes Mainstream
Friday, March 23, 2018 - 12:00pm
Old Chemistry 011

At its origins in the 1970's, mainstream genre romance emphasized the love stories of heterosexual, cisgendered couples. LGBTQ romance was often categorized as "erotic" romance, even when the level of sensuality was similar to mainstream non-erotic romance. But recently, authors of genre romance... read more »