Past Events

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 »
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 »

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