Upcoming Events

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
West Duke, Ahmadieh Family Conference Room, Room 101
Discussions about western women's involvement with the violent terrorist group Daesh (also known as 'Islamic State') tend to focus on their exceptionality. This paper after demonstrating the limitations of existing theories, then unpacks some themes that emerged from analysing the propaganda and... Read More »
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
White 107 (White Lecture Hall)
A founder of the hip hop movement in Egypt and one of its best freestylers performs.
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Freeman Center for Jewish Life
Jewish Life at Duke is proud to welcome Yair Rosenberg, Senior Writer at Tablet Magazine, to the Freeman Center for Jewish Life on October 25, 2018. Yair will be delivering a talk entitled "Journalism in America and Israel in the Age of Fake News, Trolls, and Feuding Jews: How to Make Sense of It... Read More »
Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:15pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater
Film Screening: "A Tale of Two Sisters" (KIM Ji-Woon, 2003, 115 min, South Korea, in Korean w/ subtitles, 35mm) -Q&A to follow with director/screenwriter KIM Ji-Woon After being institutionalized in a mental hospital, Korean teen Su-mi (Yeom Jeong-ah) reunites with her beloved sister, Su-... Read More »
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Friedl 225
This lecture takes up calls by J.K. Gibson-Graham and others to challenge representations of capitalism as a monolithic entity, and instead, to make more visible the economic multiplicity that is all around us, but we fail to see. Many scholars already understand that Chinese state capitalism... Read More »
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:45pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater
Film Screening: "The Good, the Bad, the Weird" (KIM Ji-Woon, 2008, 139 min, South Korea, in Korean w/ subtitles, 35mm) A rip-roaring update of classic widescreen Spaghetti Westerns, this action extravaganza of lawless 1930s Manchuria centers upon three strangers - played by Korea's reigning... Read More »
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153
Know and Defend Your Rights with Azadeh Shahshahani and Manzoor Cheema of Project South Holsti-Anderson Room 153 Rubenstein Library Learn about your rights when approached by law enforcement agencies (police, FBI, ICE, etc), and your rights to freedom of religion and freedom of expression. The... Read More »
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
The Carolina Center for Jewish Studies hosts and the Duke Center for Jewish Studies co-sponsors Jonathan Weisman (NY Times)who will give the Sylvia and Irving Margolis Lectureship on the Jewish Experience in the American South: "Antisemitism and the Jewish experience in the South." Jonathan... Read More »
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 5:00pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105
Award-winning author Marcello Di Cintio will speak about his exploration of the Palestinian experience through first-hand reporting about what art and literature mean to modern Palestinians. Copies of Di Cintio's book, "Pay No Heed to the Rockets" will be available. Light refreshments to follow...
Thursday, November 1, 2018 (All day) to Friday, November 2, 2018 (All day)
Rubenstein Library Carpenter Conference Room 249
The Kenan Institute and the Duke Library will hold a two-day symposium on 1-2 November 2018 entitled "Arabic Medicine Conquers Latin Europe, 1050-1300: Methods and Motives," showing how the accomplished Arabic medical writings of the medieval Middle East and Spain were discovered, translated, and... Read More »