Upcoming Events

Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 5:00pm
Friedl 115
"The age of human rights has been kindest to the rich. Even as state violations of political rights garnered unprecedented attention due to human rights campaigns, a commitment to material equality disappeared. In its place, market fundamentalism has emerged as the dominant force in national and... Read More »
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 5:00pm
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153
Prof. Mirlande Manigat is a former first lady of Haiti and currently the Dean of the Law school at the University of Quisqueya. She earned her PH.D at the Sorbonne in France in 1970. Her academic career took her to different countries such as Venezuela and Trinidad to share her knowledge with... Read More »
Friday, April 13, 2018 - 5:30pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105
Is digital knowledge sharing truly universal? Join The West African Elibrary Collaborative (WAELC) Working Group at Duke University as they welcome Williams Nwagwu. He will discuss African universities over-realiance on a model of knowledge transfer that privileges one-directional closed access... Read More »
Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 5:00pm
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153
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Friday, April 6, 2018 - 1:30pm
Westbrook 0014
This symposium explores new directions in the study of literary modernism by way of the fraught legacy of New Modernist Studies and increasingly globalized models of inquiry across the humanities. As scholars seek to expand modernist studies through multinational and translinguistic approaches,... Read More »
Monday, April 2, 2018 - 5:30pm
Professor Gürsel examines formal portraits of late 19th century female patients of the Haseki Women's Hospital from Ottoman Sultan Abdülhamit's palace archive to ask how this album requires us to rethink agency in photography as well as the traditional differences between medical and political... Read More »
Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 5:30pm
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153
Please join the Department of Romance Studies in welcoming Professors Christopher Dunn, Sander L. Gilman, Farah Jasmine Griffin and Salamishah Tillet for a symposium reflecting on Professor Lamonte Aidoo's new book: Slavery Unseen: Sex, Power and Violence in Brazilian History, out this spring with... Read More »
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 4:30pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105
Ms. Dhlamini will speak about the politics of intersectional activism in South Africa through her own experiences with and leadership of mass mobilization efforts at the University of Cape Town such as #FeesMustFall and #EndOutsourcing. She is a fellow with the Human Science Research Council (HSRC... Read More »
Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 5:00pm
Perkins Library 217
The Duke Islamic Studies Center, along with the Duke Human Rights Center at the Kenan Institute for Ethics, will host its keynote event on March 1st, as part of the "American Muslims, Civil and Human Rights" series, which examines the current human rights crisis for Muslims in the U.S.Alaa Murabit... Read More »
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 9:00am
Sanford School -- Rubenstein Hall, Room 200
The theme of the 15th Annual Duke-UNC Middle East and Islamic Studies Graduate Student Conference is "Map, Territory, and Boundary." The conference will take place February 9-10, 2018 at Duke University. Geography and territoriality are not only the subjects of ongoing contestation, but also... Read More »