Upcoming Events

Thursday, April 6, 2017 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm
The Rudnick lecture is proud to welcome Michael Oren, Deputy Minister for Diplomacy in the Prime Minister's Office, former Israeli ambassador to the United States, and current member of the Knesset for the Kulanu party.Michael B. Oren served as Israel's ambassador to the United States from 2009 to... Read More »
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
The practices and norms of public memory have changed in the seventy years since the end of World War II creating what I call a "global memory culture." Changes in the law, the role of witnesses, the realm of rights, the politics of apology, and concepts of responsibility have transformed our... Read More »
Thursday, April 13, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:40pm
White 107 (White Lecture Hall)
Film Screening: "Al-Nakba and the City of Lyd: A Work in Progress": Director - Sarah Friedland, Rami Younis - Writer/Producer, Fivel Rothberg - Producer // "The Wanted 18" (Paul Cowan & Amer Shomali, 2014, 75 min, Canada/Palestine/France, in Arabic and English w/ English Subtitles, Color/B&... Read More »
Friday, April 14, 2017 -
11:00am to 12:30pm
East Duke Parlors
Duke on Gender Colloquium | Fridays at 11am-12:30pm, East Duke Parlors, followed by lunch | Chair: Anne-Maria B. Makhulu (Duke Cultural Anthropology, African and African American Studies) | Presenters:Xhercis Méndez (Philosophy and African American and African Studies, Michigan State University)... Read More »
Thursday, April 20, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Perkins Library 217
Following a century of violent anti-religious campaigns, China is now filled with new temples, churches and mosques--as well as cults, sects and politicians trying to harness religion for their own ends. Driving this explosion of faith is uncertainty--over what it means to be Chinese, and how to... Read More »
Thursday, April 20, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Trent Semans Center for Health Education - Great Hall
Khizr Khan, a Muslim American Gold Star father, entered the national spotlight when he spoke at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Khan is a lawyer and holds degrees from Punjab University and Harvard Law School. His work deals with the fields of immigration and international... Read More »
Sunday, April 23, 2017 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
John Hope Franklin Center Room 240 -- Ahmadieh Family Conference Hall
The North Carolina Jewish Studies Seminar presents Kata Gellen, Assistant Professor of Germanic Languages and Literature at Duke University. Gellen's main areas of research are German literary modernism, German-Jewish culture, Weimar cinema, and Austrian literature. Her manuscript, Kafka and Noise... Read More »