Upcoming Events

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 6:00pm
Freeman Center for Jewish Life
The Rudnick lecture at the Duke Center for Jewish Studies welcomes Susan Silverman who will give a lecture entitled: "Pharaoh was Scared Too." Rabbi Susan Silverman will turn common suppositions on their heads in her talk about asylum seekers in Israel and the US from the perspective of Jewish... Read More »
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 6:00pm
Social Sciences 139 LaBarre
J Street U brings to campus Combatants for Peace, a grassroots organization of Israelis and Palestinians that takes direct action to pursue mutual non-violence in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Each member has played a direct role in the cycle of violence in this conflict. We will be joined by... Read More »
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 10:00am
Rubenstein Library Carpenter Conference Room 249
"During the early modern period, Muslims in China began to embrace the Chinese characteristics of their heritage. Several scholar-teachers incorporated tenets from traditional Chinese education into their promotion of Islamic knowledge. As a result, some Sino-Muslims established an educational... Read More »
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 4:00pm
APSI 2019 Spring Speaker Series Presents: Duncan Williams: Professor of Religion and East Asian Cultures | University of Southern California American Sutra: Buddhism and the WWII American Experience Thursday, February 28th | 4:00 pm | Korman Assembly Room (Perkins Library 217) | Duke University,... Read More »
Friday, March 1, 2019 - 9:30am
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105
Join the Franklin Humanities Institute for its new Friday morning series, tgiFHI! tgiFHI gives Duke faculty in the humanities, interpretative social sciences and arts the opportunity to present on their current research to interlocutors in their fields. A light breakfast will be served at 9am.About... Read More »
Friday, March 1, 2019 - 12:00pm
Bostock Library - The Edge Workshop Room
This thematic conversation will revolve around two aspects: in the fall of 2018 Duke University Libraries acquired the personal photo album of Sir Percy Sykes, the famous British Brigadier-General and Diplomat of his travels to Kashgar in 1915. The album details the culture and topography of... Read More »
Sunday, March 3, 2019 - 4:00pm
Rubenstein Library Breedlove Room 349
The NC Jewish Studies Seminar welcomes Martina Steer (University of Vienna) to discuss her paper "Moses Mendelssohn: A Modern Icon through the Ages."Martina Steer is a faculty member at the Vienna School of International Studies and a current Fellow at the Remarque Institute at NYU. She received... Read More »
Monday, March 4, 2019 - 4:00pm
Rubenstein Library Breedlove Room 349
The purpose of this presentation is to configure a poetics of Palestinian imaginings of return. Drawing on linguistically diverse memoirs, Ebileeni explores the conceptual tensions between national imaginings of "al-awdah" and their disruptive impact on virtual realizations of this desire, while... Read More »
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 11:45am
Press release for the Capoeira workshop with “Mestre Curumim”         Join the Portuguese Language Program for the Capoeira Workshop with Mestre Curumim. Valter Fernandes, a.k.a. Mestre Curumim, is a Brazilian master in capoeira, an African-Brazilian martial art developed by African and descendants... Read More »
Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 10:15am
Motorco Music Hall
From his complicated backstory to his compelling rhymes, Brother Ali is a rapper without a rival. Albino and legally blind, he struggled to find peers in the midwestern states where he spent his youth. But in a pivotal moment at age eight, he found rap, which gave him an outlet and, through the... Read More »