Past Events

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 »
Friday, March 22, 2019 - 1:00pm
Penn Pavilion
The Feminist Theory Workshop (FTW), which is in its thirteenth year, offers a unique opportunity for internationally recognized faculty and young scholars to engage in sustained dialogue about feminist theory as a scholarly domain of inquiry. The "workshop" approach of this conference requires... Read More »
Friday, March 22, 2019 - 12:00pm
Classroom Building, Room 101
In this workshop, consummate storyteller Theresa Romain will share her experiences using research into real history to craft moving love stories for modern readers. Romain is the author of The Prodigal Duke and more than a dozen acclaimed works of historical fiction. *Lunch will be served.*
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 »
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 5:00pm
East Duke Parlors
Laura Briggs will deliver the annual lecture in honor of Anne Firor Scott.
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 »