Past Events

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 12:00pm
East Duke Parlors
Meyda Yegenoglu is a Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies visiting Professor from University of Tampere, Finland. Guest Speaker: Sunera Thobaini, Associate Professor at the Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice at the University of British Columbia This conversation series... Read More »
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 12:00pm
East Duke Parlors
Join Durham Mayor Steve Schewel for a talk with lunch on the future of Durham in relationship to diversity.Steve Schewel is the mayor of Durham, North Carolina. After serving on the Durham City Council starting in 2011, Schewel was elected mayor on November 7, 2017, to succeed the retiring Bill... Read More »
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 6:00pm
East Duke Parlors
This paper explores a recent installation of the Trans Memory Archive, a photographic archive generated by a collective of Argentine trans women who amassed 6,000 personal photographs and ephemera dating from around 1930 to 2000. Rizki analyses the stakes of the exhibition, which took place in a... Read More »
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 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 »
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 7:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater
Film: "Future Sound of Mzansi" (Nthato Mokgata+Lebo Rasethaba, 2015, 88 min, South Africa, in English). This documentary aims to explore, express, and interrogate South Africa's cultural landscape, 20 years into its democracy. A chief vehicle of this exploration is electronic music, a staple of... Read More »
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 7:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater
Film: "Future Sound of Mzansi" (Nthato Mokgata+Lebo Rasethaba, 2015, 88 min, South Africa, in English). This documentary aims to explore, express, and interrogate South Africa's cultural landscape, 20 years into its democracy. A chief vehicle of this exploration is electronic music, a staple of... Read More »
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 12:00pm
East Duke Parlors
Jillian Johnson, Mayor Pro Tempore and At Large City Council Member in Durham. She graduated from Duke in 2003 with a BA in Public Policy and a minor in Women's Studies and was elected to City Council in 2015. She has been active in efforts to contain the proliferating gentrification in Durham and... Read More »
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 1:00pm
East Duke Parlors
PLease RSVP to Julie.Wynmor@duke.edu to receive the pre-workshop reading. Box lunch provided. Please indicate if you prefer vegetarian.Julian Gill-Peterson is Assistant Professor of English and Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies at the University of Pittsburgh. Gill-Peterson is the author of... Read More »
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 7:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater
Film: "Afro-punk" (James Spooner, 2003, 66 min, USA, in English)"Afro-punk" follows the lives of four people of color who have dedicated themselves to a punk-rock lifestyle. The film explores issues of loneliness, exile, interracial dating and black power, all thorny examples of the "double... Read More »
Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 12:00pm
Bryan Center - Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity
Film screening (and Q&A session) of the highly acclaimed documentary film, "Becoming Johanna". It follows a transgender Latina from 16 to 21 years of age. Johanna herself, and the film's director, Jonathan Skurnik, will join us live for a Q & A session following the 25-min film.... Read More »

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