2021-2022 tgiFHI Schedule

Wednesday, October 6, 2021
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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 for these hybrid events. You can now register for all Fall 2021 tgiFHI talks using this link. You will have the option to attend the event in-person, in the Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall (C105, Bay 4, Smith Campus), or to livestream the event over Zoom. Please note that in-person attendance is limited to current Duke faculty, students, and staff. All talks are at 9:30 a.m. EST/EDT.

Registration for Spring 2022 tgiFHI talks will open in December.

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 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
Sarah Quesada, Romance Studies
"A Latin-African Internationalism and UNESCO's Memorials"

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
"Ontological Justice and Carceral Abolition"

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

Friday, February 25
Calvin Cheung-Miaw, History
"From Color-Line to Colorlines: Asian-American Intellectuals in the 1980s and 1990s"

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 Sarah Rogers at sarah.rogers@duke.edu in advance of your participation or visit. Requests should be made at least one week before the event in question.