Upcoming Events

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 12:00pm
East Duke Parlors
This conversation with Medya Yegenoglu will address the current difficult political conditions academics in Turkey are facing and she will talk about the difficulties she must negotiate in her current research.Meyda Yegenoglu currently is a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Advanced... Read More »
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 5:00pm
East Duke Parlors
When a September 2003 Department of Homeland Security warned security personnel to watch out for terrorists dressing in women's clothing, it tapped into a longer history of conceptual links between "terror" and "transness." This talk highlights these links across post-9/11 U.S. security memos,... Read More »
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 5:30pm
Sanford 04
"Raising Bertie" is the acclaimed documentary film by director Margaret Byrne that offers an intimate portrait of three African American boys coming of age in rural Eastern North Carolina; the film had its world premiere at the 2017 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival. Set in Bertie County and... Read More »
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 6:00pm
East Duke Parlors
The Graduate Scholars Colloquium provides a site of vibrant intellectual exchange and engagement for graduate students across the disciplines engaged in the study of gender and its multiple social, cultural, political and material implications. Dinner is served. Please RSVP to maryann.murtagh@duke... Read More »
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 5:30pm
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153
Please join us for a program honoring the memory of feminist writer, artist, and activist Kate Millett (1934-2017) with readings and reflections. Kate Millett's papers have been at the heart of the Bingham Center's collections since 2000, and have inspired much scholarship, enhancing our... Read More »
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 1:00pm
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The photographer Fati Abubakar has embarked on a personal project to showcase her hometown of Borno State, Nigeria at the time of Boko Haram. A project entitled 'Bits of Borno' on social media has gained critical acclaim, and it has been published in media outlets including The New York Times, BBC... Read More »
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 3:00pm
Smith Warehouse - Bay 4, C105 - Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall
Film Screening: "Donna Haraway: Story Telling for Earthly Survival" (Fabrizio Terranova, 2016, 81 min, Belgium, in English, Color, Digital). Donna Haraway's groundbreaking work in science, technology, gender and trans-species relationships over the last four decades is marked by her deep... Read More »
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 6:00pm
Friedl 115
Multispecies environmental and reproductive justice must be practiced against human exceptionalism and in resistance to colonial capitalist divisions of species, landscapes, peoples, classes, genders, populations, races, natures, and societies. Easy to say; hard to do. Donna Haraway is... Read More »
Friday, October 27, 2017 - 9:00am
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153
Join the Duke Africa Initiative and Duke African Graduate and Professional Students Association for their inaugural conference, Africa Forecast: A focus on current ventures and their future impact on Africa. The conference will feature presentations from graduate and postdoctoral students from... Read More »
Monday, October 30, 2017 - 4:00pm
Pearson Building (School of Nursing), Room 1026
Rwanda, a small landlocked nation in east-central Africa, has made great strides rebuilding its economy and educations systems since the 1994 genocide. Join Dr. Phil Cotton, Vice Chancellor of the University of Rwanda, as he speaks about Rwanda, the University and its programs, and a bright future... Read More »

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