Events Archive

HWL Related Events

Friday, April 1, 2016 - 9:00am
Location: Holsti-Anderson Room, Rubenstein Library ()
​ A day-long conference offering a wide variety of perspectives on today's pressing environmental issues, featuring speakers from Duke and beyond. The sessions are: (1) Environmental Governance  (2) Critical Zones: Flows and Bodies (3) ENHU Futures (4) Energy(ies), Species & Culture  ...Read More about Environmental - Art - Humanities: Narrating Nature
Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 5:00pm
Location: Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Smith Warehouse - Bay 4, C105 (Map)
On the Politics of Plants Discussion with (Mogaje Guihu) Abel Rodríguez, Indigenous botanist and Artist, leader of the Nonuya Nation (Colombian Amazon) and María Clara Van der Hammen, Anthropologist, Tropenbos International. Respondent: Walter Mignolo, Literature & Romance Studies, Duke, and Marisol de la Cadena, Anthropology, University of California Davis...Read More about Environmental - Art - Humanities: Narrating Nature
Tuesday, March 29, 2016 - 7:00pm
Location: Global Brazil Lab—Smith Warehouse, Bay 5, B189 (Map)
52 years after the 1964 coup d'état, what is happening to Brazilian democracy today? A round-table with Brazilianist scholars at Duke  ...Read More about Brazilian Democracy Roundtable
Friday, March 4, 2016 - 9:00am
Location: Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Smith Warehouse - Bay 4, C105 (Map)
Invited guests include   Dr. Elizabeth Hordge-Freeman (USF) - The Color of Love in Bahia   Dr. John Collins (CUNY) - Race, Violence, and the State in Bahia   Dr. William Pan (Duke) - Environment and Health in the Amazon   Dr. Bryan Pitts (U.Ga) - Sound and Politics   Guilherme Andreas (JMU) - Flute recital with piano by Gianne Ge Zhu....Read More about 2016 Duke Global Brazil Conference
Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - 5:00pm
Location: Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Smith Warehouse - Bay 4, C105 (Map)
Please join us for a Faculty Bookwatch discussion - with live musical performance! - of The Banjo: America's African Instrument by Laurent Dubois, Professor of History and Romance Studies. Featuring the musician/multi-instrumentalist Dom Flemons (founding member of Carolina Chocolate Drops), banjo builder and player Pete Ross, ethnomusicologists Robert Cantwell (UNC) and Louise Meintjes (Duke), and Dubois himself. Moderated by FHI Director Deborah Jenson....Read More about Laurent Dubois, The Banjo: America's African Instrument
Saturday, February 27, 2016 - 10:00am
Location: Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Smith Warehouse - Bay 4, C105 (Map)
THATCamp Eco-Critical DH 2016 is a regional event, co-sponsored by the Duke Digital Humanities Initiative and UNC Libraries’ Research Hub, which will highlight the intersections of digital humanities and environmental justice....Read More about THATCamp Eco-Critical DH 2016
Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 5:30pm
Location: East Duke 209 ()
A talk by Regina Kunzel, the Doris Stevens Professor in Women's Studies and Professor of History at Princeton University. The event is part of a series organized by the Humanities Writ Large Emerging network “Mass Incarceration and the Carceral State.”...Read More about Sex Panic and the Expansion of the Carceral State
Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 5:30pm
Location: Nelson Music Room ()
How do storytelling and music shape our experience as fragile creatures subject to loss, suffering, and death?  What do storytelling, music, and the arts in general contribute to how we conceive of the practices of medicine? Come hear Ray Barfield (pediatric oncologist, philosopher, novelist, poet, guitarist) and Jeremy Begbie (theologian, pianist, composer, oboist, conductor) discuss these questions–and more. The evening will include live storytelling by Farr Curlin, MD,  Co-Director of  TMC....Read More about The Healing Arts: Storytelling, Music, and the Practices of Medicine
Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 11:45am
Location: Murthy Digital Studio, The Edge, Bostock Library ()
At this open and informal lunch, the 2015-2016 Humanities Writ Large Visiting Fellows briefly present and discuss their digital project work: their project goals, what they accomplished and learned during their fall semester at Duke, and their aspirations for the remainder of their time at Duke and beyond....Read More about HWL Fellows - Review & Preview
Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 6:00pm
Location: Art of the Americas gallery at the Nasher Museum ()
The talk by Humanities Writ Large Bridge Appointee Elvira Vilches is part of the museum's exhibition The New Galleries: A Collection Come to Light. It will be followed by a chocolate tasting.  ...Read More about Gallery Talk by Elvira Vilches at the Nasher