Past Events

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 12:00pm
East Duke Parlors
This talk will focus on what it's really like for women who go into the law, covering the different possibilities a law degree can offer; gender issues that arise in law school and the profession; and the opportunity and, yes, authority that a law degree can provide women.Faith Herndon is a Durham... Read More »
Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 7:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater
[**THIS EVENT WAS ORIGINALLY SCHEDULED ON 9/12/18 IN THE FULL FRAME THEATER, BUT HAD TO BE RESCHEDULED - IN A NEW LOCATION - DUE TO WEATHER!]"The Last Angel of History" (John Akomfrah, 1996, 45 min, UK) A masterful film essay about Black aesthetics that traces the deployments of science fiction... Read More »
Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 12:00pm
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The Department of English at Duke University is pleased to present Blackburn Festival: The Mackey Sessions, a multi-day multi-venue poetry festival centered around music and myth in the work of Nate Mackey.Coltrane-Centric Poetry with music accompaniment & Farewell BrunchIn partnership with the... Read More »
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 8:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Ruby Lounge
The Department of English at Duke University is pleased to present Blackburn Festival: The Mackey Sessions, a multi-day multi-venue poetry festival centered around music and myth in the work of Nate Mackey.The Ruby Lounge8 - 10PM - Keynote reading & music accompaniment (Followed by reception... Read More »
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 2:00pm
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The Department of English at Duke University is pleased to present Blackburn Festival: The Mackey Sessions, a multi-day multi-venue poetry festival centered around music and myth in the work of Nate Mackey.In partnership with the Vice Provost for the Arts, the Franklin Humanities Center, Department... Read More »
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 11:00am
Friedl 115
Kaja SilvermanKeith L. and Katherine Sachs Professor of Contemporary Art,University of Pennsylvania(Photograph by Carrie Schneider) SEMINARBefore the Picture Response byRanjana Khanna-Professor of English, Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies, and Literature, and Director, Franklin Humanities... Read More »
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 10:30am
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 »
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 10:00am
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The Department of English at Duke University is pleased to present Blackburn Festival: The Mackey Sessions, a multi-day multi-venue poetry festival centered around music and myth in the work of Nate Mackey.In partnership with the Vice Provost for the Arts, the Franklin Humanities Center, Department... Read More »
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 6:00pm
John Hope Franklin Center, Ahmadieh Family Conference Hall, Room 240
Dr. Su'ad Abdul Khabeer speaking
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 6:00pm
John Hope Franklin Center, Ahmadieh Family Conference Hall, Room 240
Drawing on over two years of ethnographic research, Su'ad Abdul Khabeer illuminates the ways in which young and multiethnic U.S. Muslims draw on Blackness to construct their identities as Muslims. This is a form of critical Muslim self-making that builds on interconnections and intersections,... Read More »

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