Bass Connections (FHI-affiliated) Highlights

Giulia Ricco

Giulia Riccò became involved with the Franklin Humanities Institute as a first year Ph.D. student in the Department of Romance Studies. During her time at Duke, she participated in community life at the FHI in a number of ways - applying for grants and other research funding,... read more »

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Dynamic learning experience prepares undergraduates for what’s next   Sarah Rogers Mary Helen Wood (T’21) arrived at Duke with interests in Statistics and Public Policy as well as the humanities. Torn between two summer research programs, Data+ and Story+, she applied to both. In... read more »

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Under the mentorship of Robin Kirk, co-chair of Duke Human Rights Center at the Franklin Humanities Institute, the Bass Connections team Constructing Memory at Duke has released a 100-page report analyzing current memory sites on Duke's campus, and making recommendations for additional sites to... read more »

Ph.D. candidates Gray Kidd (History) and Stephanie Reist (Romance Studies), participants in the Bass Connections project "The Cost of Opportunity? Higher Education in the Baixada Fluminense" (2017-2018), discuss how the experience helped them with their own research. Bass Connections projects... read more »

Duke Magazine: A deep dive into North Carolina's musical history

The Summer 2017 issue of Duke Magazine has a wonderful story about NC Jukebox, an FHI-supported Bass Connections project, that traces the genesis, discovery, and rediscovery of a remarkable folk music collection through three generations of Duke researchers. Thanks to the... read more »