Bridge Appointments

Humanities Writ Large provides resources for departments to jump-start new hiring of teacher-scholars who embrace and champion our undergraduate-focused approach to humanities education and research. Such hires enable departments and programs to shift towards a new vision by bringing in skill sets and perspectives that augment our core. This resource enables Duke to infuse new forms of interdisciplinarity into our faculty, and expand our breadth and depth for teaching digital tools and visual studies in the humanities.

Assistant Professor of Romance Studies
Assistant Professor of History
Associate Professor of History
Assistant Professor of Cultural Anthropology
Co-Director, Global Brazil Lab
Assistant Professor of Classical Studies
Assistant Professor of Theater Studies
Assistant Professor of Music
Associate Research Professor of Romance Studies
Chinese Medicine Class Research Trip to Washington, D.C.
Nicole Barnes' freshman seminar, Chinese Medical Beliefs and Practices, recently made a trip to the National Library of Medicine in Washington, D.C. "The students consulted the library's collections of Chinese public health posters—one of the...Read More about Chinese Medicine Class Research Trip to Washington, D.C.
First New Faculty Hired Through HWL
The Department of Romance Studies had the opportunity to hire two Brazilianists at the same time—Professors Gustavo Furtado and Lamonte Aidoo—allowing a significant multiplier effect that would not have been available to Duke without the Mellon...Read More about First New Faculty Hired Through HWL