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Virtual and Augmented Reality for the Digital Humanities Institute (VARDHI)

NEH funds Institute for Advanced Topics in Digital Humanities at Duke

Monday, August 7, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 7, 2017 - PDF here Media Contact: Victoria Szabo, ves4@duke.edu, https://aahvs.duke.edu/people/profile/victoria-szabo Project Website: https://digitalhumanities.duke.edu/vardhi Durham, North Carolina -- Duke University has received a grant from the National... read more about NEH funds Institute for Advanced Topics in Digital Humanities at Duke »


Ranjana Khanna Appointed to Lead FHI Beginning 1/1/2018

Ranjana Khanna Appointed to Lead FHI Beginning 1/1/2018

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Ranjana Khanna, a noted interdisciplinary and feminist scholar, has been appointed the next director of Duke’s Franklin Humanities Institute (FHI), to begin January 2018, Provost Sally Kornbluth announced this week.   Khanna, who is a professor of English, Literature, and Gender, Sexuality... read more about Ranjana Khanna Appointed to Lead FHI Beginning 1/1/2018 »


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 about Saskia Cornes Appointed Assistant Professor of the Practice »


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 about Announcing the Social Movements Lab »


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 about Pauli Murray House Named a National Historic Landmark »


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