Hightlights Archive

Highlights Archive

Mar 26 2012
"Rivalrous Masculinities" Course Launch
We are excited! Launching this course is like preparing to travel to an exciting, new adventure destination. ID? Yup, a new course number(s) - GERM 390-1 / ARTHIST 390 / MEDREN 390 / WST290. Flight booked? Yup, we've got a classroom time and seats for everybody in first class, that is to say, Seminar 1 in the Link. Bags packed? Not quite, but the syllabus is being written. Oh, and the most important items are in the bag, which is to say that the course synopsis is done. Who's coming along? The...Read More about "Rivalrous Masculinities" Course Launch
Mar 26 2012
Who was Sutton Griggs?
by Tess Chakkalakal Who was Sutton E. Griggs and what are his novels about? This is the question that has brought me to Duke University. I am Tess Chakkalakal, a Humanities Writ Large Visiting Faculty Fellow and Associate Professor of Africana Studies and English at Bowdoin College....Read More about Who was Sutton Griggs?
Feb 20 2012
Members of the Performance & Integrated Media group participated in a recent CHAT Festival panel, "In the Process: Technology, Liveness & Stage/Screen Synthesis." They discussed recent technological developments that have altered the scope of the performing arts and changed the way it's made and who makes it....Read More about "Performance & Integrated Media" at CHAT Festival 2012
Feb 16 2012
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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
Rhumb and Rule: Mapping Sovereignties of the Sea
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