Past Events

Friday, January 26, 2018 - 12:00pm
Old Chemistry 011
Romance novels account for 34% of all fiction sold annually and have spawned some of the largest blockbuster franchises of our time. But what's the real reason readers gobble them up? Strong heroines? Sex-on-the-page? The Happily Ever After? Muscly guys on the covers? Romance is both a niche market... Read More »
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 1:00pm
East Duke Parlors
"Black Feminism and the Limits of the Law" offers a critical analysis of the dissenting opinion by Justice Sonia Sotomayor in Utah v. Strieff, a Fourth Amendment case on lawful police search and seizures. Specifically, this talk examines how the specter of racial Blackness undergirds the... Read More »
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 3:00pm
Gross Hall, Ahmadieh Family Atrium, 3rd Floor
Data+ 2018 Project Fair Come see our 2018 Projects and talk to our project sponsors!- Data+ is a 10-week summer research experience for Duke undergraduates- Gain broad exposure to the modern world of data science - Explore new data-driven approaches to interdisciplinary challenges- Each student... Read More »
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 7:00pm
East Duke 209
Film Screening: "La vie nouvelle" (Philippe Grandrieux, 2002, 102 minutes, France, in English and French, Color, Digital). The impetus for "La vie nouvelle" (2002), the 2nd feature-length film by avant-garde director Philippe Grandrieux, arose from Grandrieux's visit to Sarajevo at the turn of the... Read More »
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 4:00pm
Smith Warehouse - Bay 4, C105 - Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall
The talk proposes an analysis of the vicissitudes and the crisis of the modern political subject from the perspective of women and feminism. It will be articulated in three acts, and each will be introduced by the words of a man. This willingly inappropriate narrative device is intended to expose... Read More »
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 6:00pm
East Duke Parlors
The Graduate Scholars Colloquium provides a site of vibrant intellectual exchange and engagement for graduate students across the disciplines engaged in the study of gender and its multiple social, cultural, political and material implications. Dinner is served. Please RSVP to maryann.murtagh@duke... Read More »
Monday, November 6, 2017 - 3:00pm
East Duke Parlors
The Duke on Gender Colloquium brings together Duke faculty from humanities and social sciences and visiting scholars to offer a multi-disciplinary space to develop and present current research and further critical conversations within gender and women's history, gender and queer theory, sexuality... Read More »
Monday, November 6, 2017 - 3:00pm
East Duke Parlors
Presenters: Lisa Disch / on France (Political Science, University of Michigan)Kristen Ghodsee / on Eastern Europe (Cultural Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania)Rebecca Karl /on China (History Department, NYU)Kathi Weeks / on US (Duke GSFS)Anna Krylova / on Russia (Duke History Department)
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 5:30pm
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153
Please join us for a program honoring the memory of feminist writer, artist, and activist Kate Millett (1934-2017) with readings and reflections. Kate Millett's papers have been at the heart of the Bingham Center's collections since 2000, and have inspired much scholarship, enhancing our... Read More »
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 6:00pm
East Duke Parlors
The Graduate Scholars Colloquium provides a site of vibrant intellectual exchange and engagement for graduate students across the disciplines engaged in the study of gender and its multiple social, cultural, political and material implications. Dinner is served. Please RSVP to maryann.murtagh@duke... Read More »

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