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Saskia Cornes Appointed Assistant Professor of the Practice

Saskia Cornes Appointed Assistant Professor of the Practice

Thursday, June 22, 2017

The Franklin Humanities Institute is proud to announce the appointment of Duke Campus Farm Program Manager Saskia Cornes as Assistant Professor of the Practice (half time). Cornes holds a PhD in English and Comparative Literature from Columbia University, where her dissertation focused on the... read more »


Announcing the Social Movements Lab

Announcing the Social Movements Lab

Thursday, June 1, 2017

The Franklin Humanities Institute is pleased to announce the launch of a new humanities laboratory, Social Movements, beginning Fall 2017. Co-directed by Michael Hardt (Duke University) and Sandro Mezzadra (University of Bologna), the lab has two central premises. One, it will approach its analysis... read more »


Pauli Murray House Named a National Historic Landmark

Pauli Murray House Named a National Historic Landmark

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

The US Department of the Interior/National Park Service has designated the Pauli Murray Family home at 906 Carroll Street in Durham a National Historic Landmark. The Pauli Murray Family Home in Durham, North Carolina, is associated with ground-breaking civil rights activist, lawyer, educator,... read more »


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