Past Events

Friday, February 7, 2020 - 1:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room
NOTE: Two originally scheduled presenters (Lauren Berlant and Achille Mbembe) will not be able to attend. Please see updates to schedule at sites.duke.edu/criticaltheory.Co sponsored by Institute for Critical Theory and Literature's Marxism and Society Group. Three essays can by downloaded at... Read More »
Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 1:30pm
East Duke Parlors
Kwame Edwin Otu is currently an Assistant Professor of African-American and African Studies at the Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies at the University of Virginia. He earned his PhD in Cultural Anthropology from Syracuse University. Kwame's research, which draws... Read More »
Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 12:00pm
Classroom Building, Room 101
Join us for a conversation with Kimberly Whalen, president of The Whalen Agency, representing bestselling authors of romance and general fiction. Light refreshments served.
Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 4:30pm
East Duke Parlors
Nicholas L. Syrett is Professor and Chair of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Kansas. He is a co-editor of Age in America: The Colonial Era to the Present (NYU, 2015) and the author of three books: The Company He Keeps: A History of White College Fraternities (UNC, 2009),... Read More »
Monday, January 27, 2020 - 6:00pm
East Duke Parlors
The Graduate Scholars Colloquium provides a site of vibrant intellectual exchange for graduate students across the disciplines engaged in the study of gender or in feminist and queer analysis. The colloquium is designed to address the work of its participants, and by so doing, to explore emerging... Read More »
Monday, January 27, 2020 - 5:30pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105
There will be a reception directly following this event. Please RSVP: Duke GSF Facebook Event Page or julie.wynmor@duke.eduClare Hemmings is Professor of Feminist Theory at the Department of Gender Studies, LSE. Her areas of research specialism are feminist theory and sexuality studies, and in... 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 »
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 9:30am
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105
Join the Franklin Humanities Institute for its Friday morning series, tgiFHI! tgiFHI gives Duke faculty in the humanities, interpretative social sciences and arts the opportunity to present on their current research to interlocutors in their fields. Breakfast is served at 9am.About the presentation... Read More »
Monday, December 2, 2019 - 6:00pm
East Duke 204A
CALLING ALL FIRST, SECOND AND THIRD YEAR STUDENTS INTERESTED IN HONORS RESEARCHInterested in the process leading up to doing an Honors Project in your senior year?Do you have questions you would like answered?Join us to learn best practices for preparation and to get an overview of the Honors... 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 »

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