Upcoming Events

Monday, February 26, 2018 - 6:00pm
East Duke Parlors
This paper presents in dialogue two iterations of the Nancy comics by original creator Ernie Bushmiller and the later poet and illustrator Joe Brainard. Arguing for a generative consideration of these seemingly disparate renditions on a continuum, this paper addresses the ongoing seriality of Nancy... Read More »
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 7:00pm
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153
Please join us for the final night of the African Film Festival! This music-filled, French-Tunisian production is set in Tunis, summer 2010, a few months before the Revolution, and depicts the clash between culture and family as seen through the eyes of a young Tunisian woman balancing the... Read More »
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 7:00pm
Duke Chapel
Through her activism and scholarship over the last decades, Angela Davis has been deeply involved in our nation's quest for social justice. Her work as an educator - both at the university level and in the larger public sphere - has always emphasized the importance of building communities of... Read More »
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 12:00pm
East Duke Parlors
Jillian Johnson, Mayor Pro Tempore and At Large City Council Member in Durham. She graduated from Duke in 2003 with a BA in Public Policy and a minor in Women's Studies and was elected to City Council in 2015. She has been active in efforts to contain the proliferating gentrification in Durham and... Read More »
Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 5:00pm
Perkins Library 217
The Duke Islamic Studies Center, along with the Duke Human Rights Center at the Kenan Institute for Ethics, will host its keynote event on March 1st, as part of the "American Muslims, Civil and Human Rights" series, which examines the current human rights crisis for Muslims in the U.S.Alaa Murabit... Read More »
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 4:30pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105
Ms. Dhlamini will speak about the politics of intersectional activism in South Africa through her own experiences with and leadership of mass mobilization efforts at the University of Cape Town such as #FeesMustFall and #EndOutsourcing. She is a fellow with the Human Science Research Council (HSRC... Read More »
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 5:00pm
East Duke Parlors
This Anne Firor Scott Lecture is sponsored by the Duke Department of History and the Program in Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies. The event takes place in the Pink Parlor of the East Duke Parlors. A reception will immediately follow the lecture.
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 5:00pm
East Duke Parlors
Title: "Modernizing in early modern times: Women and innovation among the Ottomans"Abstract: In the six centuries of their rule, the Ottomans arguably never viewed "progress" as a desideratum. American readers apparently do, however, for I was urged to demonstrate in a recently published book that... Read More »
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 5:30pm
The Bullpen at Duke Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative
A panel discussion on the film Black Panther. Panelists April Harris-Britt, John Blackshear, Wahneema Lubiano and Kenya Harris will discuss themes in the film such as self-protection v. communalism, the ancestral plane, Afrofuturism and the box office success of a film featuring an all black cast,... Read More »
Monday, March 19, 2018 - 1:30pm
Friedl 225
More information will be announced soon