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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 »


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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 »


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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 »


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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" »


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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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Left of Black Story+ team creates online curriculum

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

The Duke Council for Race and Ethnicity posted an article about how a Story+ team produced an online curriculum out of the archives of the interview series Left of Black in only six weeks! Find the stories. Make lesson plans. Put it online. That’s what a team of students working for the... read more about Left of Black Story+ team creates online curriculum »


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Story+ project featured on WUNC's The State of Things

Monday, July 2, 2018

North Carolina Public Radio®-WUNC featured Story+ 2018 project Stone by Stone: Who Built the Duke Chapel? on its long-running program The State of Things on July 2, 2018. University Archivist Valerie Gillispie and Duke student Caroline Waring (T '20) discussed how they combed through ledgers and... read more about Story+ project featured on WUNC's The State of Things »


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Duke Kunshan Humanities Research Center Call for Proposals

Friday, June 22, 2018

The FHI is pleased to share the news of the launch of the Duke Kunshan University Humanities Research Center, co-directed by James Miller (Professor of Humanities at DKU) and Carlos Rojas (Professor of Chinese Cultural Studies; Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies; and Arts of the Moving Image... read more about Duke Kunshan Humanities Research Center Call for Proposals »


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