Rainer Maria Rilke (1875-1926) is recognized as one of the great poets of 20th century European modernism. From 1921-1926, he lived in southern Switzerland, in a region called the Valais. Following the completion of the Duino Elegies and Sonnets to Orpheus, Rilke began to work in both French and... Read More »
https://www.washingtonpost.com/amphtml/news/acts-of-faith/wp/2018/05/03/high-church-meets-high-fashion-how-catholic-style-took-over-the-met/?noredirect=on Vatican officials lingered over images of Balenciaga evening coats, Madame Grès capes and the Schiaparelli gown embroidered with... Read More »
Honoring former Duke Professor, William H. Poteat - Commemorative piece by Zoe Lavina, presented by James Van Pelt, and Betty and Jerry Eidenier.
Beloved faculty member Hwansoo Ilmee Kim has accepted an offer at Yale. Yale has created a new position in Korean Studies. An alumnus donated $3 million for an endowment specifically for Korean studies. There is also an endowment of $1.5 million in the Department of Religious Studies that can be... Read More »
Dear Old Duke: The Meyers By Bre Bradham | 02/13/2018 Dear Old Duke will be a multi-part photo essay series made up of photographs from decades past pulled from The Chronicle's files and re-created with faculty members and administrators still at the University. What's changed... Read More »
Congratulations to David Morgan, Leela Prasad, Mark Brettler and Hwansoo Kim for the recently published article: "Entanglement and the Future of Religious Studies" https://humanitiesfutures.org/papers/entanglement-future-religious-studies/ Entanglement and the Future of Religious... Read More »
Congratulations to Professor Richard Jaffe and his Mindfulness Across the Disciplines initiative memberFriday, November 10, 2017
Congratulations to Richard Jaffe and his initiative's members, Holly Rogers (CAPS), Denise Comer (Thompson Writing Program), and Moria Smolski (Psychiatry), Mindfulness Across the Disciplines, having been awarded an Intellectual Planning Grant for 2018.