Past Events

Monday, March 26, 2018 - 6:00pm
East Duke Parlors
In this dissertation excerpt, Walsh examines how late antique Christian poets writing in Greek and Syriac retold the narratives of unnamed New Testament women. These poets reflected on the boldness of these women who transgressed communal and social boundaries, crafting figures of religious zeal... Read More »
Friday, March 23, 2018 - 4:30pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room
The National Book Award winng poet, Daniel Borzutzky, will read from his work as part of the 10th Anniversary Conference of the Program in Latino/a Studies in the Global South. The first-generation son of Chilean immigrants, writer and translator Daniel Borzutzky grew up in Pittsburgh,... Read More »
Friday, March 23, 2018 - 12:00pm
Old Chemistry 011
At its origins in the 1970's, mainstream genre romance emphasized the love stories of heterosexual, cisgendered couples. LGBTQ romance was often categorized as "erotic" romance, even when the level of sensuality was similar to mainstream non-erotic romance. But recently, authors of genre romance... Read More »
Friday, March 23, 2018 - 11:30am
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room
CANCELLED DUE TO ILLNESSThe award winning novelist Valeria Luiselli will read from her work as part of the 10th Anniversary conference of the Program in Latino/a Studies in the Global South. Ms. Luiselli was born in Mexico City in 1983. Her novels and essays have been widely translated and her... Read More »
Friday, March 23, 2018 (All day)
Penn Pavilion
The Program in Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies at Duke University hosts an annual Feminist Theory Workshop. This annual event is a free two-day workshop featuring Keynote lectures and working seminars.Keynote speakers this year include: Jennifer Nash, Northwestern Univ.; Denise Ferreira da... Read More »
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 4:30pm
Nasher Museum of Art Auditorium
Prominent public intellectual and memoirist, Richard Rodriguez, will provide the keynote address for "Latino/a Cultural and Intellectual Life in the 21st Century" (22-23 March 2018), a conference celebrating 10 years of Latino/a Studies at Duke University. A master of the personal essay, Rodriguez... Read More »
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 9:00am
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room
To celebrate 10 years of Latino/a Studies at Duke, the Program in Latino/a Studies in the Global South is hosting a two-day conference on Thursday and Friday, 22-23 March 2018. The event will bring together scholars and cultural producers from around the country to represent the vitality and... Read More »
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 - 5:00pm
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 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 »

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