Upcoming Events

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 »
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 »
Monday, April 1, 2019 - 7:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater
Flavor of Green Tea Over Rice (Yasujirô Ozu, 1952, 116 min, Japan, Japanese with English subtitles, B&W, DCP)One of the ineffably lovely domestic sagas made by Yasujiro Ozu at the height of his mastery, Flavor of Green Tea over Rice is a sublimely piercing portrait of a marriage coming quietly... Read More »
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 8:00pm
Garage rock delivered in Farsi? That's what Brooklyn band Habibi plays on Cardamom Garden, its delightful 2018 album. At the start of its finale, singer Rahill Jamalifard launches into a pepped-up rendition of "Green Fuz," a garage-rock classic, with a bold proclamation rendered in Farsi: "Here we... Read More »