Past Events

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 5:30pm
East Duke Parlors
Many southern states in the U.S. are facing a "pig bomb," according to wildlife scientists, conservationists, farmers, and landowners; feral and wild pigs are reproducing rapidly and their populations are exploding across North America. With them, they bring many toxic illnesses, land destruction,... Read More »
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 8:30am
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153
Two panels of distinguished scholars will explore the significance and transformational potential of the Lisa Unger Baskin Collection. This program is in conjunction with the exhibit "Five Hundred Years of Women's Work: The Lisa Unger Baskin Collection." 8:30 a.m. Registration and light breakfast9:... Read More »
Monday, April 15, 2019 - 6:00pm
Dr. Johnnetta B. Cole, Chair & President of the National Council of Negro Women, will offer a keynote lecture on how collections like the Lisa Unger Baskin Collection ensure that activist history and strategies are communicated across the generations. This keynote is the opening program for a... Read More »
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 11:45am
East Duke Parlors
Lunch Included, Please RSVP on the DukeGSF Facebook page or RSVP to Julie Wynmor.Ash is a Brooklyn-based Molecular and Cellular Biologist and multidisciplinary artist who uses new media and storytelling to explore themes of deep learning, cognition, memory, race, trauma, and systems of belief. She... Read More »
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 5:00pm
East Duke Parlors
Reception to follow, please RSVP!Jennifer C. Nash is Associate Professor of African American Studies and Gender & Sexuality Studies at Northwestern University. She is the author of The Black Body in Ecstasy: Reading Race, Reading Pornography (Duke U Press, 2014) and Black Feminism Reimagined:... Read More »
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 12:00pm
East Duke Parlors
Gender Wednesday is a Speaker/Luncheon Series designed to widen our sense of opportunities to make an impact on the world. Lunch will be served. Please RSVP to our DukeGSF Facebook page or email Julie Wynmor.Nicole Ligon is the Supervising Attorney of the First Amendment Clinic at Duke Law. She... Read More »
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 5:30pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room
Sex Radical, Grand Master of Science Fiction, and Acclaimed Afrofuturist Samuel R. Delany will speak about queer sex, sexual futures, and sex in fiction. Interviewed by Pete Sigal (Department of History and Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies, Duke University), Professor Delany will engage in a... Read More »
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 4:00pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105
Please join the Digital Humanities Initiative for the keynote presentation of DHI Week 2019! RSVP here: A brief schedule is below. Full descriptions and schedules for our DHI Week events can be found here: this... Read More »
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 3:00pm
East Duke Parlors
Please join us for an hour long conversation with Kateh Vafadari, one of the central organizers of the March 1979 women's demonstrations which took place immediately after the Iranian Revolution. Kateh Vafadari is a veteran civil and political rights advocate, a defender of women's rights, and a... Read More »
Monday, March 25, 2019 - 12:00pm
Please join the From Slavery to Freedom Lab for a presentation from Dr. France Winddance Twine, Professor of Sociology at UC Santa Barbara: "Black and Latina Geek Girls: Diversity, Inequality, and the 'Pipeline Myth' in Silicon Valley."A light lunch will be served. Please RSVP for catering numbers... Read More »