Upcoming Events

Monday, March 13, 2017 - 9:00am to Monday, May 15, 2017 - 5:00pm
John Hope Franklin Center Main Gallery
by Sana Yazigi, October 2016In July 2015, two pieces of graffiti appeared on a wall in the besieged district of Al-Waer, in the city of Homs: "One day, we'll be what we want to be. The journey hasn't begun and the road is not finished" and "I'm here, this is my trace, a moon will emerge from the... Read More »
Monday, March 27, 2017 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm
West Duke 101 - Ahmadieh Family Conference Room
Please mark your calendars and join us in hosting a number of African scholars on Monday, March 27th, 2:00-5:00 for a small symposium on Muslim African intellectual history. This event is sponsored by the History Department, Religions and Public Life at the Kenan Institute for Ethics, The African... Read More »
Monday, March 27, 2017 -
5:30pm to 6:30pm
Penn Pavilion
Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks is a British rabbi, philosopher and scholar of Judaism. Since stepping down as the Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth - a position he served for 22 years between 1991 and 2013 - Rabbi Sacks has held a number of professorships at several... Read More »
Monday, March 27, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:10pm
White 107 (White Lecture Hall)
Film Screening: "Goodbye My Hero" (HAN Young-hee, 2016, 110 min, South Korea, in Korean w/ English subtitles, Color, Digital) / Hyun-woo is a school boy who wants to be as invisible as possible. He is filling in information in the school life report card with his father, who came home in a long... Read More »
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153
In today's political climate, how are Islam and Muslims portrayed in the media? Duke Islamic Studies Center and the Carnegie Corporation of New York sponsor this in-depth conference featuring insights and commentary from top journalists Mehdi Hasan (Al Jazeera), David Graham (The Atlantic),... Read More »
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 -
5:30pm to 7:30pm
Sanford Fleishman Commons
Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, a religious leader, philosopher and author of more than 30 books, will deliver two public lectures at Duke University and meet with scholars, students and local clergy March 27-29. On Tuesday, March 28, 5:30 p.m. he will deliver a 2017 Terry Sanford Distinguished Lecture, "Not... Read More »
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 -
6:00pm to 7:30pm
East Duke Parlors
In spite of the powerful secularization processes under communism and the ensuing transformation of religious institutions, authorities, practices, and levels of faith commitment, the religious factor remained an important cultural force and identity marker in the Balkans. Moreover, religious... Read More »
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
John Hope Franklin Center Room 240 -- Ahmadieh Family Conference Hall
The Academy of Korean Studies, Duke Korean Forum, Asian Pacific Studies Center, Duke's Program in Arts of the Moving Image in collaboration with the Department of Asian and Middle East Studies will host four South Korean members of the film cooperative 'PINKS'.The PINKS cooperative creates films... Read More »
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:30pm
Bryan Center Griffith Film Theater
Film Screening: "The Remnants" (KIM Il-Rhan & LEE Hyuk-sang, 2016, 130 min, South Korea, in Korean w/ English subtitles, Color, Digital) / In October 2015, the evicted residents who had imprisoned on a false charge of killing a policeman assembled in a place for the first time after the Yongsan... Read More »
Thursday, March 30, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
John Hope Franklin Center Room 240 -- Ahmadieh Family Conference Hall
For nearly a quarter century, the United States has played the contradictory role of chief mediator in Israeli-Palestinian peace talks and the primary diplomatic, economic, and military supporters of the more powerful of the two parties. During this period, the United States has opposed substantive... Read More »