Upcoming Events

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 6:30pm
Gray 200
The New Testament/ Judaic Studies Seminar is please to welcome Daniel Boyarin to Duke. Boyarin is the current holder of the Hermann P. and Sophia Taubman Professorship of Talmudic Culture in the Departments of Near Eastern Studies and Rhetoric at University of California at Berkeley, He is an... Read More »
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 7:00pm
White 107 (White Lecture Hall)
Film Screening: "Maineland" (Miao Wang, 2017, 90 min, China/USA, in Mandarin w/ English Subtitles and English, Color, Digital). Stella and Harry are affluent, cosmopolitan teenagers who are part of the enormous wave of "parachute students" from Mainland China enrolling in U.S. private schools. Shot... Read More »
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 3:00pm
AMCR - Alumni Memorial Commons Room - Divinity School
Lecture given by Dr. Ruben Habito, professor of Theology at Southern Methodist University's Perkins School of Theology. In addition to being a professor of theology, Dr. Habito is a long-time Zen practitioner who has been approved to teach koan Zen by his teacher, Yamada Koun, of the Sanbokyodan... Read More »
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 1:30pm
0015 Westbrook - Divinity School
Lewis Bateman has spent over four decades in the university press world as an acquiring editor. Most recently he served as senior editor at the Cambridge University Press in New York. Please join us for an enlightening discussion about scholarly publishing that will surely help graduate students... Read More »
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 7:00pm
White 107 (White Lecture Hall)
When the International Court of Justice elevated the Israeli-Palestine conflict to a new level of visibility in 2004, many saw it as turning point in the history both of Palestine and of International Law. But will history turn? BROKEN is a filmmaker's journey across three continents, attempting to... Read More »
Friday, October 27, 2017 - 1:00pm
Carr 106
Asian & Middle Eastern Studies (AMES) is introducing a Hindi script workshop for students interested in learning Hindi or for students who already have listening and speaking skills but want to improve their reading and writing skills. This is a daylong workshop that will cover the entire Hindi... Read More »
Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 5:00pm
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153
The conference begins Thursday, Nov. 2 at 5:30 PM with a Vernissage of the related Duke libraries exhibit: Yasak/Banned: Political Cartoons from late Ottoman and Republican Turkey (Perkins Library Rare Book Room). At 6:30 PM, Professor Edhem Eldem (Bogaziçi University, History) will present a... Read More »
Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 7:00pm
Smith Warehouse - Bay 4, C105 - Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall
Gianfranco Rosi is an Italian documentarian whose previous work has taken him to the Ganges River, the California desert and inside the Mexican drug trade. "Fire at Sea" is the fruit of an extended sojourn on Lampedusa, an island that, while part of Italy, is closer to Tunisia than to Sicily.... Read More »
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 5:00pm
The Center for Late Ancient Studies and the Duke Center for Jewish Studies welcome Steven Fine for a lecture on late ancient students and Judaism. Steven Fine is the Dean Pinkhos Churgin Professor of Jewish History and founding Director of the Yeshiva University Center for Israel Studies. A... Read More »
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 7:00pm
Smith Warehouse - Bay 4, C105 - Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall
"The Boy from H2" follows 12-year-old Muhammad Burqan, who lives in Area H2 of Hebron, a section of the city under full Israeli control. Israel imposes severe restrictions on the movement - by pedestrians and by car - of some 43,000 Palestinians living there. In Area H2, soldiers routinely detain... Read More »