Events Archive

HWL Related Events

Friday, April 22, 2016 - 12:00pm
Location: The Edge Workshop Room (Map)
Are you curious about digital humanities but don’t know where to begin your explorations? Were you inspired by the Conversations in the Digital Humanities showcase event last Fall and thinking about plans for next year?  Do you have a project in mind but would like advice from experts on campus? Want to meet and greet other people interested in DH at Duke? If so, join in a presentation/discussion that will feature staff and faculty from across campus who will share several sample projects and...Read More about Digital Humanities Sampler Platter
Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 6:00pm
Location: East Duke 209 ()
A talk by Vesla Weaver, Assistant Professor of Political Science and African American Studies at Yale University. Weaver is broadly interested in understanding racial inequality in the United States, how state policies shape citizenship, and the political causes and consequences of the growth of the criminal justice system in the United States. This is the final lecture of a series organized by the Humanities Writ Large Emerging network...Read More about No Name in the Polity: The Carceral State and Black Citizenship
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