Upcoming Events

Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 2:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Ruby Lounge
Join us for a keynote, reading, and Q&A with esteemed Bangladeshi-Australian poet and novelist Fariha Róisín. Fariha writes on Muslim identity, race, self-care, pop culture, and film (as well as queerness and how that intersects with being a femme of color navigating a white world), and has... Read More »
Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 2:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater
Film Screening:"On Happiness Road"(Sung Hsin-Yin, 2018, 111 min, Taiwan, Mandarin w/ subtitles, Color, DCP)Forty years of Taiwanese history come to the surface in this autobiographical animated film by Sung Hsin-yin. As her grandma passes away, a Taiwanese woman who settled in New York returns to... Read More »
Monday, March 2, 2020 - 6:00pm
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153
Though 'the Muslim Woman' has often been portrayed one-dimensionally, Muslim women and girls defy easy generalizations. Nearly one of every eight people on the planet is a Muslim woman or girl, and Islam is only one facet of their lives. Drawing from global examples, but emphasizing the United... Read More »
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 4:30pm
Rubenstein Library Carpenter Conference Room 249
As South Korea rapidly becomes a multicultural society that is transitioning from a traditional ethnocentric country of kinship to a globalized society of citizenship, Koreans' collective desire to understand the nation's history and restructure its racial, national, and cultural identity is... Read More »
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 1:30pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105
*Kindly register at fhi.duke.edu/meridians! Please join the Franklin Humanities Institute for a conference to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the journal Meridians: Feminism, Race, Transnationalism! Editors and contributors to the journal will reflect on its history and consider the terms... Read More »
Monday, March 23, 2020 - 6:00pm
East Duke 204B
The Second Warren Memorial lecture welcomes Andrew Sloin to discuss "The Comintern, Antifascism, and the Global Jewish Question, 1917-1937." Andrew Sloin is an Associate Professor of History at Baruch College, City University of New York (CUNY). His research focuses on economy, politics, and... Read More »
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 6:00pm
Lilly Library
This lecture will examine what the revolution for Sharia in Northern Nigeria and the fate of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt can teach us about the fate of Islamist politics in the Middle East and Africa.Dr. Sarah Eltantawi is an intellectual historian of Contemporary Islam. She is Associate... Read More »
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 6:00pm
Washington Duke Inn
The Rudnick Lecture at the Duke Center for Jewish Studies welcomes Bari Weiss (NY Times) to discuss her book "How to Fight Antisemitism." Please RSVP for this event at the following:https://duke.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eY9CN4UlDr4aNyl For most Americans, the massacre at Tree of Life, the... Read More »
Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 4:30pm
Come to the monthly half-hour Hindi Conversation Club to practice with your fellow students. This provides you with an opportunity to engage with and learn from others in a different environment. All abilities and levels of Hindi speakers are welcome. Enjoy chai and make new friends while... Read More »
Monday, March 30, 2020 - 6:30pm
Freeman Center for Jewish Life
Dr. Erhard Busek has served as Vice-Chancellor of the Republic of Austria, Minister for Science and Research, Minister for Education, Special Representative of the Austrian Government for the Enlargement of the European Union and Special Coordinator of the Stability Pact for Southeastern Europe.... Read More »