Hightlights Archive

Highlights Archive

Feb 16 2012
For the first workshop for the “Networks of Knowledge: Pedagogy in the Service of Society” group, 25 faculty, postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, and undergraduates met to discuss how to design a course that would introduce undergraduates to the ideas animating the History Department’s new concentration in Law and Governance. Professors Kristen Neuschel and Professor Jocelyn Olcott are...Read More about "Networks of Knowledge: Pedagogy in the Service of Society" Inaugural Workshop
Feb 13 2012
First, a quick introduction. Greetings, I am Jason Cohen, a visiting faculty fellow in the first cohort of Duke’s new Humanities Writ Large initiative. My work at Duke examines how early modern cartography reveals or obscures the social, commercial, legal, and historical premises undergirding the sovereignty of the seas. In the first month of the HWL faculty fellowship, my project has moved in a direction I...Read More about Rhumb and Rule: Mapping Sovereignties of the Sea