Upcoming Events

Friday, January 24, 2020 - 9:30am
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105
Join the Franklin Humanities Institute for its Friday morning series, tgiFHI! tgiFHI gives Duke faculty in the humanities, interpretative social sciences and arts the opportunity to present on their current research to interlocutors in their fields. Breakfast is served at 9am.About the presentation... Read More »
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 11:30am
East Duke Parlors
This panel debates the concept of care - the vast amount of laboring and affective labor - gendered and racialized - that exists (often simultaneously) in varying states of commodification and non-commodification and whose consistent performance is indispensable for survival. This care labor... Read More »
Monday, January 27, 2020 - 5:30pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105
There will be a reception directly following this event. Please RSVP: Duke GSF Facebook Event Page or julie.wynmor@duke.eduClare Hemmings is Professor of Feminist Theory at the Department of Gender Studies, LSE. Her areas of research specialism are feminist theory and sexuality studies, and in... Read More »
Monday, January 27, 2020 - 6:00pm
East Duke Parlors
The Graduate Scholars Colloquium provides a site of vibrant intellectual exchange for graduate students across the disciplines engaged in the study of gender or in feminist and queer analysis. The colloquium is designed to address the work of its participants, and by so doing, to explore emerging... Read More »
Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 4:30pm
East Duke Parlors
Nicholas L. Syrett is Professor and Chair of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Kansas. He is a co-editor of Age in America: The Colonial Era to the Present (NYU, 2015) and the author of three books: The Company He Keeps: A History of White College Fraternities (UNC, 2009),... Read More »
Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 4:30pm
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Candis Watts Smith is an associate professor of political science and African American Studies at Pennsylvania State University. She received her B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. in Political Science from Duke University. Professor Smith's expertise highlights race and ethnicity's role in shaping the American... Read More »
Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 6:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Ruby Lounge
This symposium was envisioned and organized with Imam Abdul Hafeez Waheed to honor the Black Muslim community in North Carolina and beyond, its culture, literature, history, and legacy from slavery until the present. Black Muslim Atlantic pays tribute to the work and writings of Omar ibn Sayyid... Read More »
Friday, January 31, 2020 - 9:00am
Rubenstein Arts Center, Studio 124
This symposium was envisioned and organized with Imam Abdul Hafeez Waheed to honor the Black Muslim community in North Carolina and beyond, its culture, literature, history, and legacy from slavery until the present. Black Muslim Atlantic pays tribute to the work and writings of Omar ibn Sayyid... Read More »
Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 6:30pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater
Filmmaker Amina Weira travels to her hometown of Arlit in northern Niger, where she interviews the town's residents about the negative environmental and health consequences of plutonium mining. French mining companies have mined uranium there since 1976. Today the region is contaminated, and large... Read More »
Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 1:30pm
East Duke Parlors
Kwame Edwin Otu is currently an Assistant Professor of African-American and African Studies at the Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies at the University of Virginia. He earned his PhD in Cultural Anthropology from Syracuse University. Kwame's research, which draws... Read More »

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