Events Archive

HWL Related Events

Monday, September 19, 2016 - 7:00pm
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Location: Rubenstein 153 (Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room) (Map)
Eight undergraduate students who participated in this summer's inaugural Duke History Revisited program will share highlights from their research into Duke University's history. Following the presentation, enjoy refreshments and conversation. The following students participated in Duke History Revisited: Nina Chen, "Finding a Home for Tricky Dicky: the Nixon-Duke Presidential Library Controversy" Hayley Farless, "Right to Access: A History of the Duke University Abortion Loan Fund" Elizabeth...Read More about Duke History Revisited Undergraduate Research Presentations
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 9:00am
Project Fair
Location: Jones Open Lab, The Edge, Bostock Library (Map)
Duke University Libraries is hosting a Project Fair to provide an opportunity for librarians and library staff to pitch, discover, and join projects.  Faculty are invited to submit projects that would lend themselves to adding library staff as team members.  Click here to submit a project idea for the Project Fair.  ...Read More about Project Fair
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 10:00am
Looking In and Listening In
Location: Forum for Scholars and Publics, 011 Old Chemistry (Map)
Community-based activities affect student engagement, motivation, understanding, and retention of course content, and we have firsthand evidence of this in our language courses. We have seen what it means when our students “look in” and “listen in”. We invite you to join us for an informal overview of key community-based activities we have implemented in four advanced Spanish courses at Duke: Spanish 305: Spanish...Read More about Looking In and Listening In
Monday, May 2, 2016 - 4:00pm
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Location: Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, C105, Bay 4, Smith Warehouse (Map)
Please join us for an “Academic Futurology” discussion with current Duke postdoctoral fellows in the humanities on the rich and various ways in which they have contributed to intellectual and institutional life at Duke....Read More about Postdocs in the Humanities
Friday, April 22, 2016 - 12:00pm
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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