Past Events

Friday, January 25, 2019 - 11:30am
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 »
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:00pm
Classroom Building, Room 101
The founders of Dog-Eared Books met while getting their Bachelor's degrees in Biology, of all things. Caitlynne, a shy, reticent person, picked an empty table in Genetics lab. Stephanie, gregarious and outgoing, picked the same table, began talking, and the two have been fast friends ever since.... Read More »
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:00pm
East Duke Parlors
Gender Wednesday is an Undergraduate Speaker/Luncheon Series for Widening Our Sense of opportunities to make an impact on the world, presenting Krystal George. Krystal George joined the Duke Women's Center in April 2015, and is now serving as the Interim Director. In addition to overseeing the... Read More »
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 »

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