2021-2022 tgiFHI Schedule

Wednesday, October 6, 2021
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1/25/22 UPDATE: The entire Spring 2022 tgiFHI series has now shifted to ONLINE ONLY. If you have signed up for the in-person option for any of our upcoming presentations, you will be notified and provided with the Zoom registration information. We appreciate your understanding - and hope to be able to host you in person in the not-too-remote future.

Please join the Franklin Humanities Institute for its Friday morning series, tgiFHI! tgiFHI gives Duke faculty in the humanities, interpretative social sciences and arts the opportunity to present their current research to their departmental (and interdepartmental) colleagues, students, and other interlocutors in their fields. 

Registration is required to attend these online events—follow the links below. All talks are at 9:30 a.m. EST/EDT.

Fall 2021 Schedule

Friday, October 22
Samuel Fury Childs Daly, African & African American Studies
"How Soldiers Think: Law and Dictatorship in Nigeria"

Friday, October 29
Jakob Norberg, German Studies
"Schopenhauer's Politics"

Friday, November 5
Sophia Enriquez, Music
"Listening for Latinx Understories: The Musical Roots/Routes of Migrant Farmworkers in North Carolina"

Friday, November 12
Erika Weiberg, Classical Studies
"On Knowing and Not Knowing Trauma in Ancient Greek"

Spring 2022 Schedule

Friday, January 7
Iyun Ashani Harrison, Dance
"On Becoming: A Dance Research Presentation"

Friday, January 14
Paul Jaskot, Art, Art History, and Visual Studies
"Using Digital Methods to Analyze Humanities Sources: The Case of Nazi-Occupied Krakow"

Friday, January 21
Calvin Cheung-Miaw, History
"From Color-Line to Colorlines: Asian-American Intellectuals in the 1980s and 1990s"

Friday, January 28
Deonte Harris, International Comparative Studies
“Interrogating 'Value from Below': An Ethnography of Culture and Power in London’s Carnival Art and Music Scene”

Friday, February 4
Esther Kim Lee, Theater Studies
"Made-up Asians: Yellowface During the Exclusion Era"

Friday, February 11
Kevin Richardson, Philosophy
"Are Black Men a Counterexample to Feminism?"

Friday, February 18
Anna Storti, Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies
"Racist Intimacies: Asian America in Thrall to Desire"

Friday, February 25 - CANCELED (updated 2/21/22)
Sarah Quesada, Romance Studies
"A Latin-African Internationalism and UNESCO's Memorials"

Friday, March 4
Erdağ Göknar, Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
"Legal and Affective Archives of Atrocity: Allied Occupied Istanbul (1918-1923) and the Afterlives of Genocide"

Duke University encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions, please contact Christina Chia at christina.chia@duke.edu in advance of your participation or visit. Requests should be made at least one week before the event in question.