Upcoming Events

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 12:00pm
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153
A major book launch event with three authors:0x0ACemil Aydin (UNC), The Idea of the Muslim World (Harvard UP, 2017)0x0AWill Hanley (FSU), Identifying with Nationality (Columbia UP, 2017)0x0AAdam Mestyan (Duke), Arab Patriotism (Princeton UP, 2017)0x0A0x0AChair: Ellen McLarney (Duke)
Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 11:45am
Old Chemistry 011
Who are Israeli settlers? What is the Israeli settlement project? Is settlement synonymous with occupation? Having recently returned from fieldwork in Israel/Palestine, anthropologist Joyce Dalsheim will share insights from the field. She will discuss the case of religiously motivated Jewish... Read More »
Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 4:30pm
West Duke 101 - Ahmadieh Family Conference Room
The Duke Human Rights Center at the Kenan Institute for Ethics, along with the Duke Islamic Studies Center, will launch a yearlong series Sept. 28 examining the current human rights crisis for Muslims in the U.S. and abroad.0x0A 0x0AThe "American Muslims, Civil and Human Rights" series will host... Read More »
Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 7:00pm
East Duke 209
Film Screening:0x0A0x0A"Ahlaam" ("Dreams") (Mohamed AI-Daradji, 2006, 110 min., Iraq, in Arabic w/ English Subtitles, Color, Digital)0x0A0x0AScarred Baghdad 2003... confusion, uncertainty and death engulf the bombed ruins of a Psychiatric asylum. Voyeuristically we move between the past and the... Read More »
Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 7:00pm
East Duke Parlors
The American occupation of Iraq produced a boom in dystopian novels and short stories. Trauma from two preceding wars, sanctions, and draconian censorship by the Ba'athist regime flood these works. This symposium brings together writers and scholars to discuss the role of cultural production in... Read More »
Monday, October 2, 2017 - 7:00pm
Smith Warehouse - Bay 4, C105 - Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall
The importance of place and memory in preserving a people's history are crucial to Diana Allan's illuminating documentary. "Still Life" examines the role that a series of personal photos that survived the 1948 displacement play in the life of Said Ismael Otruk, an elderly Palestinian from Acre now... Read More »
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 4:00pm
A panel discussion moderated by editors Marc Brettler & Amy-Jill Levine. Featuring Yaakov Ariel, Mark Goodacre, Richard Hays & Brittany Wilson
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 4:30pm
Westbrook 0014
In this panel discussion about the publication of the second edition of The Jewish Annotated New Testament, editors Marc Brettler, Bernice and Morton Lerner Professor of Judaic Studies at Duke University and Amy-Jill Levine, E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of New Testament Studies, and... Read More »
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 12:00pm
John Hope Franklin Center Room 240 -- Ahmadieh Family Conference Hall
Within the hybrid, multicultural landscape of American religious life, Cyberspace offers tech-savvy Muslims an alternative platform for narratives and networking, piety and performance. Since the adoption of the printing press, Sufis have demonstrated a remarkable ability to adopt and adapt to... Read More »
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 8:00am
Divinity School
How can the Church confront and heal the bias and hate that breeds fear and division within our families, congregations, and communities? How can clergy and church leaders empower congregations to embrace the freedom God offers to seek justice and love kindness with and for our neighbors? Join us... Read More »