Upcoming Events

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 12:00pm
Carr 229
As part of the History Department's Humanities Futures grant from FHI, join the History department for a talk by James McDougall focused on histories of Muslim Algerians in France.Dr. James McDougall, Laithwaite Fellow and Tutor in Modern History at the University of Oxford, will be giving a public... Read More »
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 4:00pm
Perkins Library 218
Learn more about the Duke - Makere University (MUK) Biomedical Engineering Partnership from William Reichert (Biomedical Engineering), who established the program after spending the 2014 - 2015 academic year as a Fulbright Scholar at Makere University, Kampala, Uganda. The Duke - MUK partnership is... Read More »
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 4:00pm
Perkins Library 218
Learn more about the Duke - Makerere University (MUK) Biomedical Engineering Partnership from William Reichert (Biomedical Engineering), who established the program after spending the 2014 - 2015 academic year as a Fulbright Scholar at Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda. The Duke - MUK... Read More »
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 4:00pm
Perkins Library 218
Learn more about the Duke - Makere University (MUK) Biomedical Engineering Partnership from William Reichert (Biomedical Engineering), who established the program after spending the 2014 - 2015 academic year as a Fulbright Scholar at Makere University, Kampala, Uganda. The Duke - MUK partnership is... Read More »
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 7:00pm
White 107 (White Lecture Hall)
Film Screening: "L'oeil du cyclone" / "The Eye of the Storm" (Sekou Traoré, 2015, 100 min, France/Burkina Faso, in French w/ English subtitles, Color, DVD) / In a small African country, an idealistic lawyer reluctantly defends a rebel, and former child soldier, on trial for war crimes, and begins... Read More »
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 12:00pm
West Duke 101 - Ahmadieh Family Conference Room
An open ended discussion of archives, research experiences, and the politics of historical research in the North African region.Dr. James McDougall, Laithwaite Fellow and Tutor in Modern History at the University of Oxford, will be giving a public talk as well as participating in the Muslim... Read More »
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 3:30pm
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153
Professor Davis will present on her research into the history of African-American women who have worked in the advertising industry. She has recently published a new book on this topic. Her research focuses on marketing communications strategies and policies in corporate and entrepreneurial... Read More »
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 6:00pm
East Duke Parlors
Blackness bespeaks a politics that's out of this world, one that outsings the violent, political "Trump/ets" of this one. The question, however, is, How do we attend to its music? How do we hear the joyous noise of that other world, those bass notes of insubordination that point to alternative... Read More »
Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 5:30pm
East Duke Parlors
David L. Eng presents a series of case histories and commentaries on academically accomplished parachute children, all of whom identity as gay. (The term "parachute children" encompasses adolescents and children as young as eight who migrate often on their own from different parts of Asia to... Read More »
Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 6:00pm
Lilly Library
Area studies is often simplistically depicted as little more than a Cold War form of knowledge, but its emergence as a component of the postwar American academic scene was in fact propelled and shaped by visions, exigencies and contingencies that were not initially or exclusively about the needs of... Read More »

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