Past Events

Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 5:00pm
East Duke Parlors
This will be a poignant year for the annual Anne Firor Scott Lecture, but we are thrilled that Laura Briggs will be delivering it this year. Please join us at 5 pm on Thursday, March 21, in the Pink Parlor of the East Duke building, for her talk, "Taking Children as a Tactic of Terror: A... Read More »
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 3:00pm
East Duke Parlors
Please come for a special screening of the feminist documentary"Mouvement de liberation des femmes iraniennes annee zero" & join us in a lively conversation with the French feminist and correspondent for Le Monde, Claudine Mulard, who was there to document and support the Iranian women's... Read More »
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 11:00am
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105
Please join the Franklin Humanities Institute for two talks by Iain Chambers and Lidia Curti of the University of Naples L'Orientale.11am Iain Chambers, "Mediterranean blues: thinking with the diver"In this talk, organised around the famous painting of the diver in the Paestum archaeological museum... Read More »
Friday, March 8, 2019 - 2:00pm
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153
This symposium foregrounds the approach to language mapped out in Languages in the World. How History, Culture and Politics Shapes Language (Wiley-Blackwell, 2016), co-authored by Julie Tetel Andresen (Professor, Duke University) and Phillip M. Carter (Associate Professor, Florida International... Read More »
Friday, March 1, 2019 - 8:45am
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153
Dominant historical conceptions of space are shaped by both physical and ideological mechanisms. These include a gendered division of public and private spheres, race and class-based segregations of urban development, and the policing of non-conforming sexualities. A "spatial turn" in the... Read More »
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 3:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Ruby Lounge
Join us for a reading by Romeo Oriogun, winner of the 2017 Brunel University Prize for African Poetry. Oriogun's work claims space for innovative queer writing in contemporary Nigeria. Oriogun has been described as " a hugely talented, outstanding, and urgent new voice in African poetry. His poetry... Read More »
Monday, February 25, 2019 - 6:00pm
East Duke Parlors
Dinner will be served Please RSVP on the DukeGSF Facebook Event PageResponse by Dr. Joseph Winters, Religious Studies, Duke Univ."Afrosporic Intimacies: The Women Who Sang in the Wind in M. NourbeSe Philip's Zong!," insists upon a reading of Zong! and performances of the text that shifts our... Read More »
Monday, February 25, 2019 - 1:00pm
East Duke Parlors
Joseph J. Fischel argues that the consent paradigm, while necessary for effective sexual assault law, diminishes and perverts our ideas about desire, pleasure, and injury. In addition to the criticisms against consent leveled by feminist theorists of earlier generations, Fischel elevates three more... Read More »
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 7:00pm
Bryan Center Reynolds Industries Theater
During her eight years at the White House, Tina served as chief of staff to First Lady Michelle Obama, special assistant to President Barack Obama, and the executive director of the Council on Women and Girls, leading the first-ever White House Summit on Working Families and the first-ever United... Read More »
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 12:00pm
East Duke Parlors
Gender Wednesdays. "The Relevance of Feminism in Margie Gillis's Work." Gender Wednesday is an Undergraduate Speaker/Luncheon Series aimed specifically towards undergraduates and hosted by Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studiers. This series aims to build an ongoing conversation that helps us widen... Read More »