Upcoming Events

Monday, October 26, 2020 - 6:00pm
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Zoom link will be sent out on the day of the event.RSVP at https://tinyurl.com/y22hdzf5.
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 12:00pm
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The eighth event in this series features Anne-Maria Makhulu, Associate Professor of Cultural Anthropology and African and African American Studies at Duke University. She is the author of "Making Freedom" and co-editor of "Hard Work, Hard Times."Her talk will draw a comparison between a number of... Read More »
Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 10:15am
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When the International Labour Organization proposed an eight-hour day, forty-eight-hour week a century ago, the organization effectively cordoned off care from employment. Until the 2000s, paid care work was rarely addressed by the ILO, while unpaid family care was considered only in terms of... Read More »
Wednesday, November 4, 2020 - 6:00pm
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COVID-19 forced the cancellation of the 2020 Ethnohistory conference. In its absence, the program committee of the American Society for Ethnohistory has designed digital plenaries and workshops to address targeted issues in the current world, and these events will take place on November 4-8. The... Read More »
Friday, November 6, 2020 - 3:00pm
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Lecture: "James Baldwin's Turkish Decade Revisited" by Magdalena ZaborowskaDiscussant: Ellen McLarney (Dept. of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies at Duke University)Magdalena J. Zaborowska, Professor in the Departments of American Culture and Afroamerican and African Studies, University of... Read More »
Friday, November 6, 2020 - 4:00pm
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Online: https://duke.zoom.us/j/98633296237. Kit Yan and Melissa Li are a queer Asian American musical theater writing team based in New York City. They are 2019 Dramatists Guild Foundation Fellows, MacDowell Colony Fellows, Lincoln Center Writers-in-Residence, and 2019-2020 Musical Theater Factory... Read More »
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - 6:00pm
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RSVP to ca.harlock@duke.edu by Nov. 5th for advance reading material and Zoom link.Speaker: Evelyn Rosengren-Hovee, UNC Global StudiesRespondent: Jacqueline Allain, Duke HistoryDo monogamy and non-monogamy operate as markers of national identity? Drawing on consensual non-monogamy and polygamy... Read More »
Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 7:00pm
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*Please register at thephantoms.eventbrite.com*In collaboration with Screen/Society, the Franklin Humanities Institute is happy to announce an international film series on Antigone as part of its World Arts series. These films are not strict adaptations, but each takes up the themes of political... Read More »
Friday, January 29, 2021 - 11:30am
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Zakiyyah Iman Jackson (Department of English, University of Southern California) "A Question Mark Followed By an Exclamation Point": Grace Jones, Feline Femininity, and the Limits of Purrformance Patrice Douglass (Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies, Duke University) Belle:s Beloved: Hauntings... Read More »
Friday, February 5, 2021 - 9:30am
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Please 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 their current research to their departmental (and interdepartmental) colleagues, students, and other... Read More »

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