Hightlights Archive

Highlights Archive

Feb 28 2017
Hi-Phi Nation, the philosophical podcast developed and produced by HWL Visiting Faculty Fellow Barry Lam, is now six episodes into its first season, with several more in the works. Topics covered so far include the morality of war, parapsychology, pop music, and the burden imposed on the living by the wishes of the dead. An article posted by Vassar College, his home institution, neatly...Read More about A New Way of Doing Philosophy
Feb 10 2017
Reunion conference for six groups of scholars who have each had a year-long fellowship at Duke to focus on their research and writing....Read More about Humanities at Large: Visiting Faculty Fellows Conference
Jan 13 2017
Daily Nous, a website devoted to "news for and about the philosophy profession," is excited about Hi-Phi Nation, the podcast series Barry Lam is developing while he is a Visiting Faculty Fellow at Duke....Read More about Philosophers Looking Forward to Hi-Phi Nation
Jan 12 2017
An essay by Jennifer Jacqueline Stratton, a documentary artist and scholar and graduate of Duke’s MFAEDA program, and Ashley Rose Young, a doctoral student in Duke’s history department, was recently published in the edited volume Food and Museums. The piece, entitled “Terroir Tapestries: An Interactive Consumption Project,” describes a project...Read More about Terroir Tapestries: An Interactive Consumption Project
Jan 3 2017
Announcing the new documentary website SNCC Digital Gateway: Learn from the Past, Organize for the Future, Make Democracy Work. It is the product of collaboration between the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) Legacy Project, Duke’s Center for Documentary Studies, and Duke Libraries. The site was unveiled on what would have been the 113th birthday of Ella Baker, the woman who brought SNCC into being and one of the 20th century’s most...Read More about The SNCC Digital Gateway is Online
Oct 13 2016
Story Lab offers a richly interwoven program of research, creative expression, course work, and civic engagement involving faculty, graduate students, and undergraduates. This semester it's buzzing with activity, with regular workshops and lectures, including.... an open writing session every Friday afternoon from 1-4pm, a series of workshops, Scholars and Storytelling, exploring the relevance of stories in...Read More about The Latest at StoryLab
Oct 11 2016
Sonic Dictionary, the HWL project that has been building a searchable public database of sounds, was recently the focus of a workshop presented by the Publishing Makerspace working group of HASTAC (Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory)....Read More about Sonic Dictionary Workshop at HASTAC
Sep 23 2016
Eight Duke undergraduates spent six weeks at the beginning of last summer doing intensive research in the Duke University Archives as part of Duke History Revisited. The program, directed by University archivist Valerie Gillispie and assistant archivist Amy McDonald, gave students an opportunity to conduct intensive mentored research. For the archive, it was an opportunity to fill in a few narrative gaps....Read More about Students Refresh the Archive for Duke History Revisited
Sep 7 2016
Two past HWL Visiting Faculty Fellows were instrumental in the recent launch of a new Franklin Humanities Institute program, the North Carolina Central University-Duke University Digital Humanities Fellows. NCCU professors Matthew Cook and Joshua Nadel have joined with Duke Visual Studies professor Victoria Szabo to coordinate the program, which recently welcomed its first cohort of five....Read More about Past HWL Fellows Continue Their Crosstown Collaboration
Aug 29 2016
The year-long seminar series will offer discussions, analysis, and game playing. Please email Leo Ching if you are interested in being a regular and active participant....Read More about Conflict Modeling and Games Seminar Series

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