Upcoming Events

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 6:00pm
Rubenstein Library Carpenter Conference Room 249
The Kenan Institute and the Duke Library will hold a two-day symposium on 1-2 November 2018 entitled "Arabic Medicine Conquers Latin Europe, 1050-1300: Methods and Motives," showing how the accomplished Arabic medical writings of the medieval Middle East and Spain were discovered, translated, and... Read More »
Friday, November 2, 2018 - 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 »
Monday, November 5, 2018 - 6:00pm
Westbrook 0012
Shari Rabin (College of Charleston), comes to Duke to discuss "How Frontier Jews Made American Judaism."Shari Rabin is the Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies, Director of the Pearlstine/Lipov Center for Southern Jewish Culture at the College of Charleston. Shari Rabin joined the Yaschik/Arnold... Read More »
Monday, November 5, 2018 - 7:00pm
White 107 (White Lecture Hall)
When a nation-wide uprising breaks out in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, a young woman in Gaza must make a choice between love, family, and freedom. Undaunted, she embraces all three, joining a clandestine network of women in a movement that forces the world to recognize the Palestinian... Read More »
Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 4:00pm
Rubenstein Library Breedlove Room 349
The Jewish Studies Seminar is proud to welcome Sara Lipton (Stonybrook University). Lipton's work focuses on religious identity and experience, Jewish-Christian relations, and art and culture in the high and later Middle Ages (11th-15th centuries). She is interested in the relationship between... Read More »
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 6:00pm
Gross Hall, Ahmadieh Family Auditorium, Room 107
Learn from Fuqua career coach and The 2-Hour Job Search author Steve Dalton as he offers an exact process for effectively turning strangers into advocates, leading to more internal referrals and more job interviews. This session proposes an efficient alternative to endlessly applying to online job... Read More »
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 4:00pm
The Duke Center for Jewish Studies welcomes Ephraim Kanarfogel, the E. Billi Ivry University Professor of Jewish History, Literature and Law at the Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies, Yeshiva University.Professor Kanarfogel will present a lecture on: "Differing Perceptions of Church... Read More »
Sunday, November 18, 2018 - 4:00pm
Rubenstein Library Breedlove Room 349
Professor Krutikov (U Michigan) is currently working on a study of the Soviet Yiddish author Der Nister, A Witness to the People: Der Nister and Soviet Yiddish Literature under Stalin, 1929-1949. His other research projects explore literary representations of the urban spaces of Kiev, Vilnius, and... Read More »
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 5:00pm
John Hope Franklin Center, Ahmadieh Family Conference Hall, Room 240
Since its origins in San Francisco State University at the height of the civil rights and antiwar movements of the global sixties, Asian American Studies has its roots in intersectional community and coalition building. On Duke campus, Asian American activism also has strong ties to African... Read More »
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 7:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater
Sinan (Aydin Do¿u Demirkol) is a student working on getting his first novel published. He is frustrated by living at home with his aging father (Murat Cemcir), mother and sister. A gold dealer is convinced that his father has borrowed gold from him and is doing his best not to return it. The Wild... Read More »