Upcoming Events

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 6:30pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater
Filmmaker Cherif Keita, William H. Laird Professor of French and the Liberal Arts, French and Francophone Studies at Carleton College, will be joining us for the screening and a post-film Q&A session.Namballa Keita: A Soldier and His Village is the story of a young visionary, who was determined... Read More »
Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 4:30pm
Candice M. Jenkins is Associate Professor of English and African American Studies at theUniversity of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She earned her B.A. from Spelman College, and herPh.D. from Duke University, both in English. A scholar and teacher of 20th and 21st centuryAfrican American literature... Read More »
Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 4:30pm
Professor Sharma will draw from her decade of ethnographic research on Black residents that frames her forthcoming book, Hawai'i is my Haven: Race and Indigeneity in the Black Pacific (Duke University Press). In this talk, she analyzes how centering the Islands' Black residents interrupts Asian-... Read More »
Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 1:00pm
Join us on Saturday, February 29, for a gathering in celebration of the influence and legacy of Julius S. Scott (Ph.D.'86 History) on the field of Atlantic history. As a doctoral student in the History Department at Duke University in the 1980s, Scott wrote a dissertation called "The Common Wind:... Read More »
Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 2:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Ruby Lounge
Join us for a keynote, reading, and Q&A with esteemed Bangladeshi-Australian poet and novelist Fariha Róisín. Fariha writes on Muslim identity, race, self-care, pop culture, and film (as well as queerness and how that intersects with being a femme of color navigating a white world), and has... Read More »
Monday, March 2, 2020 - 1:30pm
Friedl 225
Rethinking Immigration and Generation Z Futures: Competitive Childhood in the 21st Century How can we reimagine the impact of immigrants in the new Millennium? This paper foregrounds the concept of generation to look at the emergent characteristics of Generation Z (1997-2012). Drawing on... Read More »
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 1:30pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105
*Kindly register at fhi.duke.edu/meridians! Please join the Franklin Humanities Institute for a conference to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the journal Meridians: Feminism, Race, Transnationalism! Editors and contributors to the journal will reflect on its history and consider the terms... Read More »
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 6:00pm
Sociology-Psychology 130 (Zener)
The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies and its Graduate and Undergraduate Certificate Programs are proud to present a sneak preview of 24 Hours of Open Borders, a multi-site experimental documentary on migration by Curatorial Cinema, a Bogotá-based branch of a transnational artists'... Read More »
Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 12:00pm
Talk & Conversation with Hanan Hammad about her book Industrial Sexuality: Gender, Urbanization, and Social Transformation in Egypt (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2016)Participants: Hanan Hammad (Texas Christian University), Frances Hasso (Duke Gender, Sexuality, and Sexuality Studies,... Read More »
Monday, March 16, 2020 - 12:00pm
Classroom Building, Room 101
Join us for a conversation with Uzma Jalaluddin, author of Ayesha at Last, a retelling of Pride and Prejudice set in a Muslim community in contemporary Toronto. With Eileen Chow, Lecturing Fellow of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies at Duke. Light refreshments served.