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Friday, October 4, 2019 - 9:30am
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

About the presentation: This talk argues that the concept of mis-en-scéne is too imprecise when dealing with the presence of blackness on screen. Psyche-analysis, a way of discussing soul on screen, moves beyond the ontology of blackness on screen (black is/black ain't) and towards those... read more »


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Friday, September 27, 2019 - 9:30am
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

About the presentation: Generational tensions have driven some of the greatest social and artistic upheavals of our history. The power of generational allegiance has been both a productive catalyst for social change and creative force for new modes of artistic expression. But historically it has... read more »


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Friday, March 1, 2019 - 9:30am
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

Join the Franklin Humanities Institute for its new Friday morning series, tgiFHI! tgiFHI gives Duke faculty in the humanities, interpretative social sciences and arts the opportunity to present on their current research to interlocutors in their fields. A light breakfast will be served at 9am.... read more »


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Friday, February 22, 2019 - 9:30am
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

Join the Franklin Humanities Institute for its new Friday morning series, tgiFHI! tgiFHI gives Duke faculty in the humanities, interpretative social sciences and arts the opportunity to present on their current research to interlocutors in their fields. A light breakfast will be served at 9am.... read more »


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Friday, February 15, 2019 - 9:30am
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

Join the Franklin Humanities Institute for its new Friday morning series, tgiFHI! tgiFHI gives Duke faculty in the humanities, interpretative social sciences and arts the opportunity to present on their current research to interlocutors in their fields. A light breakfast will be served at 9am.... read more »


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Friday, February 8, 2019 - 9:30am
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

About the presentation: The term "The Black Mediterranean" has been invoked to describe the brutal struggle over migration playing out in the region. It's a forceful locution, asking us to rethink the fertile "cradle of civilization" as a necropolitical zone akin to the transatlantic slave trade... read more »


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Friday, February 1, 2019 - 9:30am
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

About the presentation: Music was Jean-Jacques Rousseau's lifelong passion: his output triggered inflammatory polemics caused by his indiscriminated praise of Italian music and his hatred of French music. Rousseau denied the French the possibility of having their own music, since their language... read more »


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Friday, January 25, 2019 - 9:30am
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

Join the Franklin Humanities Institute for its new Friday morning series, tgiFHI! tgiFHI gives Duke faculty in the humanities, interpretative social sciences and arts the opportunity to present on their current research to interlocutors in their fields. A light breakfast will be served at 9am... read more »


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Friday, January 18, 2019 - 9:30am
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

  About the presentation: Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamilton was hailed as a revolutionary show that changed not only musical theatre but American culture. But what is meant by this claim? This talk juxtaposes Show Boat and Hamilton to explore the revolutions of Hamilton, revealing how its formal... read more »


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Friday, November 16, 2018 - 9:30am
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

    About the presentation: "In the summer of 1865 Massachusetts physician Ira Russell, then exploring the health of freedmen in Richmond Virginia, reported that he 'Also visited the Howard Grove Hospital in charge of Dr. Harris, a very intelligent colored gentleman from Cleveland Ohio. This... read more »


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