Events Archive

HWL Related Events

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - 5:00pm
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 6:30pm
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Location: East Duke 209 ()
A public lecture by philosopher, prison educator, and activist Lisa Guenther. Guenther is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Vanderbilt University and the author of The Gift of the Other: Levinas and the Politics of Reproduction. She facilitates a weekly discussion group at Riverbend Maximum Security Institution in Nashville, Tennessee. The event is part of a series organized by the Humanities Writ Large Emerging network...Read More about A Critical Phenomenology of Solidarity and Resistance in the 2013 California Prison Hunger Strikes
Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 11:45am
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Location: The Edge Workshop Room ()
Project Vox, launched in March 2015, encourages rediscovery of the ideas and contributions of early modern women philosophers. Currently the project is developing standards and workflows for publishing content, including how to solicit and review new material, credit contributors, track use, and build broad participation. Project Vox team members will present work to date and invite conversation around questions they're still working through. ...Read More about Publishing Project Vox
Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 6:00pm
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Location: Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Smith Warehouse - Bay 4, C105 (Map)
In this talk, Daniel LaChance, a professor of history at Emory University, will consider the place of capital punishment in the American cultural imagination. The talk will be followed by a roundtable featuring Jennifer Vitry, Executive Director of NOLA Investigates, and Seth Kotch, professor of American Studies at UNC Chapel Hill. The event is part of a series organized by the Humanities Writ Large Emerging network...Read More about The Cultural Life of Capital Punishment
Friday, October 2, 2015 - 2:00pm
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Location: Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, C105, Bay 4, Smith Warehouse ()
Want to know more about the digital humanities projects underway in the Humanities at Duke? Join us for an afternoon of rigorous “lightning” presentations focusing on both tools and research themes. These highlights will be the point of departure for further discussion and a means of making connections between digital scholars at Duke....Read More about Conversations in the Digital Humanities at Duke

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