Center for Philosophy, Arts, and Literature @ FHI Events

Friday, April 5, 2019 (All day)
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

Please join us in Smith Warehouse on April 5th and 6th for the Second Annual Duke-Stanford Graduate Conference!The conference, with the title "Stages of Life," will feature presentations by graduate students in the humanities from Duke, Stanford, and a number of other universities. There will also... read more »


PAL flyer
Monday, March 18, 2019 - 4:30pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

Please join us on March 18th for a talk by Nancy Bauer, Professor of Philosophy at Tufts University. The talk will be called "#metoo: 'Epistemic Injustice' and the Sexual Harassment Tipping Point." The talk will take place at 5pm in the Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall in Smith Warehouse. It will be... read more »


Poster for Writing As Awareness
Friday, February 15, 2019 - 10:00am
Rubenstein Library Breedlove Room 349

Veryln Klinkenborg, Yale University, currently Blackburn Visiting Writer in English at Duke for Spring 2019 will be presenting. Klinkenborg is the author of "Timothy and The Last Fine Time" and "Several Short Sentences About Writing." read more »


Poster for Linda Zerilli's, "The Realist Turn in Contemporary Critical Thought"
Monday, November 12, 2018 - 4:30pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

Please join PAL for a lecture by Linda Zerilli, Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago. Professor Zerilli is the author of Signifying Woman (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1994), Feminism and the Abyss of Freedom (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005), A Democratic... read more »


314 allen
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 5:00pm
Allen 314

PAL presents lecture by Sharon Marcus. Come and learn how to pitch your idea to editors. read more »


Remembering Stanley Cavell
Monday, October 1, 2018 - 5:00pm
Friedl 225

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


Graduate Student Happy Hour
Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 5:00pm
Ahmadieh Famly Lecture Hall | C105, Bay 4, Smith Warehouse

The Graduate Student Happy Hour, originally on September 13th, will now become a Christmas Party, and take place at the end of the semester, on December 4th. read more »


Yi-Ping Ong
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 5:00pm
Smith Warehouse - Bay 4, C105 - Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall

How do we come to share an ethical outlook with others? Is it possible to teach ethics? What does it mean to live with others, when we do not (always) inhabit the same world? Coetzee's Elizabeth Costello engages these profound ethical questions in and through its very form. Whereas critics have... read more »


PAL The Other
Friday, September 8, 2017 - 10:00am
Smith Warehouse - Bay 4, C105 - Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall

How useful is the concept of the Other in the humanities today?In this one-day conference on the topic of "The Other" in philosophy and literature, Professor David Palumbo-Liu (Stanford) will give a keynote address at 10am. His latest book is "The Deliverance of Others: Reading Literature in a... read more »