Upcoming Events

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 1:00pm
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153
Panel Azat Zana Gündogan, PhD, Honors Program Faculty Affiliate Faculty, Sociology Florida State University. Giran Özcan, Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) Representative to the United States of America.Film Screening "Stories of the Destroyed Cities" by the Rojava Film AcademyQuestion and Answer... Read More »
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 12:00pm
Old Chemistry 011
Can the ritual of baking a loaf of bread every week make you saner and happier? Dr. Beth Ricanati, longtime internist and women's health expert, thinks it can - and she has the science and the baking know-how to prove it. Join Dr. Ricanati, along with food writer and cultural anthropologist Kelly... Read More »
Friday, November 15, 2019 - 12:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Ruby Lounge
Drop by the Ruby on Friday at noon for a casual art talk and free lunch to learn about the behind-the-scenes aspect of the creative process, careers in the arts, and more.Professor of African & African American Studies Mark Anthony Neal joins three creatives to discuss what it means to be an... Read More »
Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 7:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater
"My First Film" (Zia Anger, 2019, 90 min) is a feature-length multimedia performance in which filmmaker Zia Anger interacts with media on screen and the audience using real-time text, spontaneous Google searches, audience directives and AirDrops. A vital, singular, innovative work that explores... Read More »
Monday, November 18, 2019 - 10:00am
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105
Join us for the Challenging Borders conference on Monday, November 18 at 10:00 AM. Speakers include Catherine Besteman, Michael Hardt, Hans Lucht, Aissatou Mbodj, Amade M'charek, Charlie Piot, Stephen Smith, Miriam Ticktin, and Henrik Vigh. Achille Mbembe will give the keynote lecture, "Bodies as... Read More »
Monday, November 18, 2019 - 10:00am
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105
In the wake of the record influx of migrants to Europe in 2015 and the rise of anti-migrant populism, border practices have undergone dramatic transformation as EU states outsource border control to private companies and to African countries (effectively moving their frontiers into North Africa,... Read More »
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 10:00am
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105
Please RSVP for event & lunch at https://fixer.eventbrite.com/Please join the Franklin Humanities Institute and Duke University Libraries for a Faculty Bookwatch panel on The Fixer: Visa Lottery Chronicles (Duke University Press, 2019). In this book, Duke anthropologist Charles Piot follows... Read More »
Friday, November 22, 2019 - 2:00pm
Smith Warehouse - Bay 10, 2nd Floor
Arpeggio is an annual graduate-student organized interdisciplinary conference of AAHVS department. This year, with the overarching theme of "Spaces of Translation," Arpeggio invites scholars and students to explore the relationship between the original and reinterpreted, the authors and translators... Read More »
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 7:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Ruby Lounge
Beethova Obas is a Haitian musician. His father, a music lover, named Beethova after Beethoven. Beethova was only 4 years old when his father disappeared after participating in a protest against murders committed by François Duvalier's dictatorial regime. Beethova became a self-taught musician; his... 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 »