Upcoming Events

Disability Activism and Allyship
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 6:00pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

How inclusive is our democracy? Who gets access to the privileges and responsibilities of citizenship, and on what basis? We welcome you to a guest lecture by Kathy McMahon-Klosterman, where we will explore these pressing issues. McMahon-Klosterman is Professor Emerita of Educational Psychology,... read more »


Violence in the Kitchen
Friday, October 5, 2018 - 11:00am
Old Chemistry 011

In the kitchens and backrooms of restaurants around this country, sexual harassment and outright assault have long been tolerated, as we are learning in our #MeToo era. In fact, bullying chefs are sometimes even celebrated in popular culture, their abusive behavior indulged so that "culinary genius... read more »


Images at Work cover image (Pygmalion and Galatea)
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 5:00pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

*Please RSVP at imagesatwork.eventbrite.com. Please join the Franklin Humanities Institute and Duke University Libraries for a Faculty Bookwatch panel on David Morgan's ... read more »


Screen/Society--Aural Futures--"Afro-punk"
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 7:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater

Film: "Afro-punk" (James Spooner, 2003, 66 min, USA, in English)"Afro-punk" follows the lives of four people of color who have dedicated themselves to a punk-rock lifestyle. The film explores issues of loneliness, exile, interracial dating and black power, all thorny examples of the "double... read more »


Screen/Society--Aural Futures--"Future Sound of Mzansi"
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 7:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater

Film: "Future Sound of Mzansi" (Nthato Mokgata+Lebo Rasethaba, 2015, 88 min, South Africa, in English). This documentary aims to explore, express, and interrogate South Africa's cultural landscape, 20 years into its democracy. A chief vehicle of this exploration is electronic music, a staple of... read more »


Screen/Society--Aural Futures--"Future Sound of Mzansi"
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 7:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater

Film: "Future Sound of Mzansi" (Nthato Mokgata+Lebo Rasethaba, 2015, 88 min, South Africa, in English). This documentary aims to explore, express, and interrogate South Africa's cultural landscape, 20 years into its democracy. A chief vehicle of this exploration is electronic music, a staple of... read more »


Visionary Aponte | Aural Futures: Screen/Society
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 7:00pm
American Tobacco Campus - Power Plant: Full Frame Theater

Public screening of The Model: Oshun and the Dream, Chapter 1 & 2, directed by Kahlil Joseph (2010), 7:57 minutes each; You and I and You, directed by Terence Nance (2015), 7:51 minutes; and Dirty Computer, directed by Janelle Monáe, Andrew Donoho, and Chuck Lightning (2018), 48:37 minutes... read more »


Screen/Society--Aural Futures--Janelle Monae's "Dirty Computer" + shorts program
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 7:00pm
American Tobacco Campus - Power Plant: Full Frame Theater

Film screening: Janelle Monáe's "Dirty Computer" + Shorts Program(Andrew Donoho & Chuck Lightning, 2018, 48 min, USA, English, Color, Digital)Janelle Monáe, in conjunction with her album Dirty Computer, has produced an accompanying "emotion picture" (according to her, "a narrative film and... read more »


Neurodiversities
Friday, October 26, 2018 - 9:00am
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

The term "neurodiversity," popularized by the autism community, challenges the pathologization of neurological deviation from a conventional social spectrum of "neurotypicality." Another branch of "neurodiversity" challenges the abstraction of the ideas of "mind" and "mental" states. Keynote... read more »


Visionary Aponte | Aural Futures and Afrofuturism
Friday, October 26, 2018 - 12:00pm
Old Chemistry 011

Panel discussion with Durham activist, scholar, and entrepreneur Pierce Freelon and artist, activist, and Afrofuturist Ingrid LaFleur. Light lunch served.-----INFO & EVENTS: aponte.dukefsp.org-----This event is part of Visionary Aponte: Art & Black Freedom, a nine-week art exhibit and... read more »


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