Upcoming Events

Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 9:00am
Center for Documentary Studies
"In Conditions of Fresh Water" is an exhibition that explores environmental racism, based on a collaborative documentary research project by artist Torkwase Dyson, attorney/environmental scientist Danielle Purifoy, and residents of two North Carolina and Alabama counties. Black towns and... Read More »
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 9:00am
Smith Warehouse - Bay 5, B189
Tuesday, March 289:00 - 11:00 AM11:15 - 1:15 PM2:00 - 4:00 PM4:30 - 5:30 PMFirst PanelSecond PanelThird PanelWrap-up3:00 PM5:00 PMSpeakersCatherine BestemanNaluwembe BinaisaMichaeline CrichlowAndrew GardnerEngseng HoCarla HungTsitsi JajiRanji KhannaNauja KleistHans LuchtRalph LitzingerAchille... Read More »
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 5:00pm
Friedl - Fredric Jameson Gallery
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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 5:30pm
Perkins Library 217
Achy Obejas is the author of the critically acclaimed novels Ruins, Days ofAwe, and three other books of fiction. Her poetry chapbook, This is What Happened in Our Other Life, was both a critical favorite and a best-seller. She edited and translated, into English, Havana Noir, a collection of crime... Read More »
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 12:00pm
East Duke Parlors
How can I make the most of my time at Duke?What am I going to do after graduation?What does it mean to be a feminist in the 21st century?How can studying gender and sexuality help me find a career path?Who can I talk to about what I really love to do?In today's world of new political configurations... Read More »
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 7:00pm
East Duke Parlors
What do the histories of minoritized fields of study have to teach us about the transformation of academic labor conditions? In this talk Nick Mitchell explores the contradictory terrain that student and faculty advocates for Black Studies and Women's Studies faced in the late 1960s and early... Read More »
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 12:00pm
East Duke Parlors
How can I make the most of my time at Duke?What am I going to do after graduation?What does it mean to be a feminist in the 21st century?How can studying gender and sexuality help me find a career path?Who can I talk to about what I really love to do?In today's world of new political configurations... Read More »
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 5:00pm
East Duke Parlors
In Camera Lucida, Roland Barthes circles around a photograph of his mother as a child, that he labels the Winter Garden photograph, and deliberates on whether or not to reproduce the image within his text. In a talk reflecting on her Book of Mutter, Kate Zambreno will consider the photograph of the... Read More »
Monday, April 10, 2017 - 6:00pm
East Duke Parlors
This paper explores radical fusions of body and voice in black women writers' creative explorations of diaspora. Focusing on the works of black lesbain Canadian poet Akilah Oliver, lesser-known works by American poet and playwright Ntozake Shange, and the work of queer Afro-Cuban hip-hop group Las... Read More »
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 10:05am
West Duke 106
Abstract: I conceive of dance as an "organic", "felt", and "innate" vehicle operated by the Perú Negro family to negotiate and construct Afro-Peruvian identity, but I am cautious of absolutist remarks and assumptions associated with the black body. By "choreographing the past", Perú Negro... Read More »

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