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Portrait of Rilke (1906) by Paula Modersohn-Becker (1876-1907) oil on tempera board

From Notebooks & Personal Papers - Rainer Maria Rilke (Author) David Need (Translator)

Tuesday, November 27, 2018
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 »
David Morgan holding Ouija Board

How Enchanting: Q&A

Wednesday, July 11, 2018
http://people.duke.edu/~hl117/Duke%20Magazine%20piece.pdf
John Galliano for Diorm, Autumn/Winter 2005-6 (Met Museum)

High church meets high fashion: How Catholic style took over the Met

Thursday, May 3, 2018
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 »
Photo of faculty and guests with commemorative piece by Zoe Lavina

Honoring former Duke Professor, William H. Poteat

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Honoring former Duke Professor, William H. Poteat - Commemorative piece by Zoe Lavina, presented by James Van Pelt, and Betty and Jerry Eidenier.
Faculty and Staff Honor Colleague Hwansoo Kim at Dinner

Beloved Faculty Member Accepts New Position

Tuesday, April 3, 2018
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

Dear Old Duke: The Meyers

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
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 »
David Morgan: "Images at Work": The Material Culture of Enchantment

David Morgan: "Images at Work": The Material Culture of Enchantment

Thursday, February 1, 2018
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eLZpz_ygxfM&feature=youtu.be
Entanglement and the Future of Religious Studies

Entanglement and the Future of Religious Studies

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
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 »
Professor Marc Brettler featured on Duke's Faculty Reads

Professor Marc Brettler featured on Duke's Faculty Reads

Thursday, November 16, 2017
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u-OWaNF5f98&feature=youtu.be

Congratulations to Professor Richard Jaffe and his Mindfulness Across the Disciplines initiative member

Friday, 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.

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