John Hope Franklin Legacies Series Highlights

John Whittington Franklin

Along with co-directors Richard J. Powell, Jasmine Nichole Cobb, and Lamonte Aidoo, the Franklin Humanities Institute celebrated the launch of the From Slavery to Freedom Lab on the afternoon of Thursday, September 27, 2018, with remarks from Duke University Dean of Trinity College of Arts &... read more »


Helen Yu

Natasha Trethewey discusses her collection Native Guard with a group of Duke students at the FHI on March 21, 2018. Helen Yu, this blog's author, is in the bottom left-hand corner. Photo by Dean Rhoades. Last week, I joined fifteen other students to sit down with Natasha Trethewey, two-... read more »