tgiFHI Events

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

About the presentation: "We associate Paradise with eternal and unbounded leisure. Why then is the Eden of John Milton's Paradise Lost so much work? Looking more closely at the material substance and the extent of Adam and Eve's prelapsarian labor suggests a vision of paradise with both the... read more »


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Friday, November 2, 2018 - 9:30am
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

About the presentation: co-directors Carlos Rojas and James Miller will present on the research initiatives underway at the newly launched Duke Kunshan University Humanities Research Center. James Miller will also speak about the PETAL (Planetary EThics and Artificial InteLligence) Humanities Lab. read more »


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Friday, October 26, 2018 - 9:30am
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

This faculty panel features three speakers and will be moderated by Rey Chow, Anne Firor Scott Professor of Literature. This event is also part of a two-day symposium, "Neurodiversities." Click "More Event... read more »


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Friday, October 19, 2018 - 9:30am
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

About the presentation: "Though digital models are now dominant in the academy, they have not entirely displaced older model-types. A cadaver donated by its deceased inhabitant to science, for example, may well function as both an auratic and an analog model. Identified as 'first patients' and '... read more »


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Friday, October 12, 2018 - 9:30am
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

About the presentation: "With the aim of sketching out an aesthetics that links humans and machines, my talk will explore aesthesis (or "worldly sensibility") as a relationality that crosses the divide(s) separating the living and the technical. Theoretically, I will mobilize French... read more »


Ranji Khanna and Joseph Winters
Friday, September 28, 2018 - 9:30am
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

About the presentation: "In this paper, I contribute to discussions around the intersection of religion, race, and coloniality. I show how a particular conception of the sacred, exemplified in the work of Mircea Eliade, underwrites colonial imaginaries and projects of settlement. While Eliade... read more »


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