Upcoming Events

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
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105
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 »
Friday, November 30, 2018 - 9:00am
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105
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 »
Friday, November 30, 2018 - 10:00am
Center for Documentary Studies
The Documentary and the Middle East Conference showcases undergraduate documentary work (from the Documenting the Middle East course / AMES 204FS) at 10:00 am, followed by a light lunch. At 12:30 pm, there will be presentations by three scholars followed by audience discussion:*Laila El-Haddad (... Read More »
Friday, November 30, 2018 - 7:00pm
White 107 (White Lecture Hall)
Named 2011 Movie-of-the-Year by China's progressive Southern Metropolitan Daily for "returning fuller memories and humanity to Chinese history," Datong: The Great Society focuses on modern China's first major utopian philosopher and constitutional reformer, Kang Youwei. After the Qing government's... Read More »
Saturday, December 1, 2018 (All day)
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105
This one-day symposium brings leading scholars and activists in various disciplines and arenas of our contemporary academic and broader world to commemorate and celebrate the contributions of Arif Dirlik (1940 - December 1, 2017) to thought, action, and critique. Organized by a group of former... Read More »
Sunday, January 13, 2019 - 4:00pm
Rubenstein Library Breedlove Room 349
The NC Jewish Studies Seminar welcomes Yair Mintzker (Princeton U.) Yair Mintzker studies the history of early modern and modern Germany, with particular interest in the Sattelzeit (1750-1850).Professor Mintzker is the author of The Defortification of the German City, 1689-1866 (New York: Cambridge... Read More »
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 7:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater
Burning (Lee Chang-dong, 2018, 148 min, South Korea, in Korean w/ English subtitles & English, Color, DCP)Based on Haruki Murakami's short story "Barn Burning," the sixth feature from Korean auteur Lee Chang-dong is at once a riveting examination of class resentment and a masterful, slow-... Read More »
Friday, January 18, 2019 - 7:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater
Burning (Lee Chang-dong, 2018, 148 min, South Korea, in Korean w/ English subtitles & English, Color, DCP)Based on Haruki Murakami's short story "Barn Burning," the sixth feature from Korean auteur Lee Chang-dong is at once a riveting examination of class resentment and a masterful, slow-... Read More »