Upcoming Events

Friday, August 30, 2019 - 7:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater
Film Screening:"Long Day's Journey Into Night" (Bi Gan, 2019, 140 min, China, Mandarin w/ English subtitles, Color, 2D DCP)Bi Gan follows up his knockout debut, "Kaili Blues", with this noir-tinged stunner about a lost soul (Jue Huang) on a quest to find a missing woman from his past (Tang Wei).... Read More »
Friday, September 13, 2019 - 8:30am
Rubenstein Library Breedlove Room 349
This colloquium aims to bring together scholars interested in challenging narratives of progressive secularization in the long nineteenth century, whether or not those narratives follow new historicist and materialist approaches (e.g. McGann, de Man) or humanist approaches (e.g. M.H. Abrams, Earl... Read More »
Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 4:30pm
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153
We celebrate the conclusion of the Duke excavations at Sepphoris, "the ornament of all Galilee." Professors Eric Meyers, Carol Meyers, and Benjamin Gordon will offer remarks on the importance of the excavation project. Prof. Chad Spigel will speak about the digitization of the dig archives.... Read More »
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 12:00pm
Old Chemistry 011
Mao Zedong ranks among the world's most influential figures of the past century, a pop icon in the West and the founder of the Communist Chinese state. Yet the more disturbing aspects of Mao's rule and thought have drawn more attention in recent years. This lunchtime conversation between Divinity... Read More »
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 6:00pm
East Duke Parlors
Hisham Aidi is Senior Lecturer in International Relations at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs. He is the author of Redeploying the State (Palgrave 2008) a comparative study of market reform and labor movements in Latin America; and co-editor, with Manning Marable,... Read More »