Past Events

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 12:00pm
Classroom Building, Room 101
Join us for a conversation with Deborah Fletcher Mello, author of dozens of award-winning contemporary romances and romantic suspense novels. With Sasha Panaram, Ph.D. Candidate in English, Duke University. Light refreshments served.
Saturday, March 21, 2020 - 9:00am
West Duke, Ahmadieh Family Conference Room, Room 101
The Kenan Institute for Ethics invites all those interested to join us for a multidisciplinary Design Sprint March 21st & 22nd to explore and conceptualize the tools necessary to create a future squarely focused on wellbeing of people and planet. We have extended our application deadline!... Read More »
Saturday, March 21, 2020 (All day)
Penn Pavilion
The Program in Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies at Duke University hosts an annual Feminist Theory Workshop-a two-day event featuring keynote lectures and working seminars. The workshops are held in March at Duke University.The Feminist Theory Workshop (FTW), which began in 2007, are... 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.
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 »
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 1:30pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105
*Kindly register at! 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 »
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 »
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 »
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 1:30pm
The Transnational Soundscapes symposium will bring scholars to present and discuss topics of sound, literature, and culture across the Americas and the Iberian Peninsula. Coffee and light refreshments served during intermission. 1:30pm Keynote from Professor Alejandro L. Madrid (Cornell University... Read More »
Monday, February 24, 2020 - 7:00pm
Page Auditorium
Astronaut Dr. Mae Jemison is a leading voice for science, social responsibility and education. Now, she's paving the way for human interstellar travel.Audacious and pioneering, polymath Dr. Mae Jemison is at the forefront of integrating the physical and social sciences with art and culture to solve... Read More »