Upcoming Events

Monday, March 19, 2018 - 3:30pm
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 6:00pm
Gross Hall, Ahmadieh Family Auditorium, Room 107
In his talk, Adam Rovner (Associate Professor of English and Jewish Literature) details the cultural context and legacy of proposals to create mass settlements of Jewish refugees in Australia during the Nazi era. Archives located on four continents reveal how poets, playwrights, journalists, civil... Read More »
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 2:30pm
Come to the monthly half-hour HindiConversation Club to practice with yourfellow students. This provides you with anopportunity to engage with and learnfrom others in a different environment.All abilities and levels of Hindi speakersare welcome. Enjoy chai and make newfriends while practicing your... Read More »
Monday, March 26, 2018 - 2:00pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105
The ecology of languages has profoundly impacted by language standardization in modern nation-states, global and regional migration and displacement of people, and the unprecedented dominance and spread of English, resulting in numerous ethnolinguistic groups placed in peril.This symposium presents... Read More »
Monday, March 26, 2018 - 5:00pm
Lilly Library
This talk has been postponed and will be rescheduled.Religion, rebels, and jihad were redefined in the aftermath of the 1857 Rebellion in South Asia. What it meant to belong to a particular religion-specifically Islam-came to signify one's political leanings. In turn, religious concepts with long,... Read More »
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 6:00pm
Gray 200
Francis Watson, is an English theologian and New Testament scholar. He commenced his career at King's College London before being appointed to the Kirby Laing Chair of New Testament Exegesis at the University of Aberdeen in 1999. In 2007 he took up his current position as Professor in the... Read More »
Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 12:00pm
This talk will deal with how Constitutions have most often affirmed the Muslim character of the state in the modern Middle East (19th-21st c). Professor Zeghal will more particularly focus on modern Tunisia and on the 2012-2014 constitutional episode. In drafting their constitution between 2012 and... Read More »
Saturday, March 31, 2018 - 1:00pm
Perkins Library 217
Speeches given by Japanese language students from Duke and other regional universities. Selection of winners by panel of judges. Performances by students.
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 12:00pm
Rubenstein Library Breedlove Room 349
This illustrated lecture revisits the anti-Christian uprising and international invasion that convulsed the Qing Empire as the nineteenth century ended, paying particular attention to the varied ways the events were understood in different places at the time and the diverse kinds of stories that... Read More »
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 6:00pm
Rubenstein Library Carpenter Conference Room 249
Hamdy A. Hassan, Ph.D, is a Professor of Political Science at Cairo University. Currently, he is attached to The Institute for Islamic World Studies, Zayed University in Dubai. He is also a member of the advisory board of the Swedish Network of Peace, Conflict and Development Research. In 1999,... Read More »