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Ranjana Khanna

Statement on Linguistic Diversity: Languages and Translation at the FHI

Monday, February 25, 2019

At the Franklin Humanities Institute, we understand the humanities, the arts, and the interpretive social sciences to have been consistently invested in the global dimensions of humanistic thought. Historically, scholars and students have tried to learn the languages in which the objects of their... read more about Statement on Linguistic Diversity: Languages and Translation at the FHI »


Pamela Montgomery

FHI Assistant Director honored with Samuel DuBois Cook Society Award

Monday, February 18, 2019

Pamela Montgomery, Assistant Director for Finance and Administration at the Franklin Humanities Institute, will be one of the honorees at the annual Samuel DuBois Cook Society Dinner on Tuesday, February 19, 2019. Named after the late Dr. Samuel DuBois Cook, the first tenure-track African American... read more about FHI Assistant Director honored with Samuel DuBois Cook Society Award »


Barry Lam

Former Humanities Writ Large Fellow's Philosophy Podcast Picked up by Slate

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Barry Lam, Associate Professor of Philosophy at Vassar College, was a Humanities Writ Large Visiting Faculty Fellow during the 2016-2017 academic year. Splitting his time between the Department of Philosophy and the Story Lab at the Franklin Humanities Institute, he spent his year at Duke... read more about Former Humanities Writ Large Fellow's Philosophy Podcast Picked up by Slate »


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Announcing the 2018-19 FHI-NCCU Digital Humanities Fellows

Friday, October 26, 2018

We are pleased to announce the 2018-19 cohort of Franklin Humanities Institute-North Carolina Central University Digital Humanities Fellows. The fellowship program was inaugurated in 2016-17 under the aegis of the FHI’s Mellon Humanities Futures initiative and is now supported by the Digital... read more about Announcing the 2018-19 FHI-NCCU Digital Humanities Fellows »


Adriane Lentz-Smith and Kamela Heyward-Rotimi

Publishing Humanities Initiative hosts Diversity in Scholarly Publishing Roundtable

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

The Publishing Humanities Initiative held a roundtable on the lack of diversity in scholarly publishing at the Franklin Humanities Institute on October 17, 2018. Niko Pfund, President and Academic Publisher of Oxford University Press USA, offered an overview of scholarly publishing today,... read more about Publishing Humanities Initiative hosts Diversity in Scholarly Publishing Roundtable »


Ingrid LaFleur

Artist, Activist, and Afrofuturist Ingrid LaFleur to visit Durham and Duke University

Monday, October 22, 2018

As the culmination of the series Aural Futures, which she curated with Professor of Literature Negar Mottahedeh, the artist, activist, and Afrofuturist Ingrid LaFleur will visit Durham, North Carolina on October 25 and 26, 2018. Events featuring LaFleur include two film screenings at the Full Frame... read more about Artist, Activist, and Afrofuturist Ingrid LaFleur to visit Durham and Duke University »


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Former FHI Lab Fellows Publish Digital Sound Studies Book

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

The FHI congratulates three former members of both the PhD Lab in Digital Knowledge and the AudioVisualities Lab, Mary Caton Lingold, Darren Mueller, and Whitney Trettien, on the release of their co-edited book, Digital Sound Studies, on contemporary sound studies. We are proud to have... read more about Former FHI Lab Fellows Publish Digital Sound Studies Book »


Mare Jonio

Social Movements Lab co-directors featured in The Guardian for migrant rescue ship launch

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Social Movements Lab co-directors Michael Hardt and Sandro Mezzadra have announced a new project: they are seeking to provide humanitarian aid and protest Italian policies towards migrants with a rescue ship called the Mare Jonio. Their op-ed, "We’ve launched a migrant rescue ship to resist the... read more about Social Movements Lab co-directors featured in The Guardian for migrant rescue ship launch  »


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The Chronicle of Higher Education features Bass Connections report, "Activating History for Justice at Duke"

Friday, September 21, 2018

Last spring, the Bass Connections team Constructing Memory at Duke, led by Robin Kirk, the co-chair of Duke Human Rights Center at the Franklin Humanities Institute, published the report, Activating History for Justice at Duke. The team parsed 327 historical sites at Duke, where (of those... read more about The Chronicle of Higher Education features Bass Connections report, "Activating History for Justice at Duke" »


Left of Black team

Story+ grad mentors reflect on learning to lead

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Left of Black team graduate student mentors Allison Raven and Nicole Higgins reflect on team-building and communication in a recent blog post for Versatile Humanists at Duke, one of the Franklin Humanities Institute's partners in the Story+ program. Our project lead and Left of Black host, Dr... read more about Story+ grad mentors reflect on learning to lead »


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