Events

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Rubenstein Library Carpenter Conference Room 249

As a human rights activist and public intellectual committed to defending freedom of speech and of religion, Yu Jie was among the earliest pundits to sound the alarm of Xi Jinping's march toward… read more about The Xi Jinping Regime's March toward Empire »

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East Duke Room 209

Join us for a screening of CHOSEN, a feature-length documentary on five Korean Americans who ran (and are also running this year) for US Congress in 2020. The screening will be followed by a Q&A… read more about CHOSEN: A Screening and Q&A with Director Joseph Juhn »

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Zoom

Students, faculty, public, and global communities are invited by UNC Persian Studies to come together virtually in solidarity with protesters in Iran. We will have a moment of silence followed by… read more about A Moment of Collective Silence and Solidarity with Iran »

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LINK Classrooms 5 & 6

Join us for a night filled with board games and video games! This event is open to Duke students and faculty.This event is sponsored by Duke Game Lab, AMES, ISS, & Duke Gaming read more about Game Night »

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TBA

Join the Global Jewish Modernism lab for a continuation of the "What is..." dialogue series. read more about "What is citizenship?" »

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Rubenstein Library Carpenter Conference Room 249

The South China Sea faces a serious problem because of the mounting environmental degradation due to climate change, ocean acidification, plastics pollution, reclamations, fisheries collapse, coral… read more about Environmental Security: A Crucible for Turning the Tide in the South China Sea »

Perkins 217

Join us for this Hanzi workshop where guest speaker Matt Coss will be discussing strategies for improving your Chinese character retention, stroke order, and more.About The Speaker: Matt Coss… read more about Work Smarter, Not Harder, To Learn Hanzi »

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TBA

Join the Global Jewish Modernism Lab in welcoming speakers Shaul Bassi and Igiaba Scego for "Being Black in Venice" read more about Being Black in Venice »

Rubenstein Library Carpenter Conference Room 249

Abstract: The defining tunes of the Chinese diaspora in the nineteenth century and the early twentieth were those of the Cantonese opera. This history has been invisible due to the scarcity of… read more about Nancy Yunhwa Rao (Rutgers): "Defining Tunes of the Chinese Diaspora" »

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Rubenstein Library Carpenter Conference Room 249

The defining tunes of the Chinese diaspora in the nineteenth century and the early twentieth were those of the Cantonese opera. This history has been invisible due to the scarcity of Chinese… read more about Defining Tunes of the Chinese Diaspora »

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John Hope Franklin Center, Ahmadieh Family Conference Hall, Room 240

The North Carolina Jewish Studies Seminar welcomes Karen B. Stern, Professor of History at Brooklyn College of City University of New York. She conducts research across disciplines of history,… read more about NCJSS welcomes Karen Stern »

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UNC - Chapel Hill, Graham Memorial Lounge

This Sephardic Studies Lecture with poet Ronny Someck will be held at UNC.This lecture is made possible by the generosity of an anonymous donor through an endowed lectureship in Sephardic Judaism.In-… read more about “Bridges Between East and West” with poet Ronny Someck »

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Freeman Center for Jewish Life

Jewish Life at Duke is delighted to welcome Miriam Anzovin to Duke. A woman with many creative and intellectual skills, she is a writer, visual artist, and a content creator on TikTok and other… read more about Shalom, Friends: Friendship, Honesty, and Loyalty with Miriam Anzovin »

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Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

Internationally-acclaimed director, Ra'anan Alexandrowicz, returns to Duke for a special screening of his film, "The Law in These Parts." This special event, co-sponsored by the Duke Human Rights… read more about Ra’anan Alexandrowicz: “The Law in These Parts” »

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ZOOM

Founded in 1992, the Chinese Studies Program at Carnegie Mellon University has had different opportunities and challenges in the different stages of its development. This talk will use specific… read more about Venture Beyond Language: Building a Cultural-Enhanced Chinese Studies Program at Carnegie Mellon University »

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Hayti Heritage Center

Jazz pianist and composer Yusuf Salim - known by his friends as Brother Yusuf - was born in Baltimore but spent the last three decades of his life in Durham, NC. In his adopted hometown, Brother… read more about Moonchild: Celebrating the Life & Music of Yusuf Salim »

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Hayti Heritage Center

Part of Duke Performances' Building Bridges: Muslims in America series, the celebration will also include a free public panel discussion and an introduction to 'Moonchild,' a documentary film in… read more about Moonchild: Celebrating the Life & Music of Yusuf Salim »

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Zoom

Join Duke History, DUMESC and DISC for a talk and discussion from 4:30 - 5:30 PM ET with Dr. miriam cooke titled "Aesthetics and Politics in Ba'thist Syria."miriam cooke is Braxton Craven Professor… read more about Aesthetics and Politics in Ba‘thist Syria »

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Rubenstein Library Carpenter Conference Room 249

About the speaker: Frederick R. Dickinson is Professor of Japanese History and Director of the Center for East Asian Studies. From 2012-2019, he served as Co-Director of the Lauder institute of… read more about Enduring “Cold War”?: Japan and the Global Politics of War and Peace, 1945-2022 »

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Rubenstein Library Carpenter Conference Room 249

Frederick R. Dickinson is Professor of Japanese History and Director of the Center for East Asian Studies. From 2012-2019, he served as Co-Director of the Lauder institute of Management and… read more about Enduring "Cold War"?: Japan and the Global Politics of War and Peace, 1945-2022 »

Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater

Film screening:"Tokyo Drifter"(Seijun Suzuki, 1966, 89 min, Japan, Japanese w/ English subtitles, 35mm)In this jazzy gangster film, reformed killer Tetsu's attempt to go straight is thwarted when his… read more about Tokyo Drifter (Seijun Suzuki, 1966, 35mm) »

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TBD

The Duke Center for Jewish Studies welcomes back Yossi Klein Halevi, to engage in a conversation with Imam Abdullah Antepli on the state of Israel.Yossi Klein Halevi is a senior fellow at the Shalom… read more about Duke welcomes Yossi Klein Halevi »

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Zoom

Join Duke History, DUMESC and DISC for a talk and conversation from 4:30 - 5:30 PM ET with Dr. Bassam Haddad titled "Business Networks in Syria: the Political Economy of Authoritarian Resilience."… read more about Understanding the Syrian Calamity »

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Rubenstein Library Carpenter Conference Room 249

This talk will explore the evolving China-Russia dynamics, as part of the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. The analysis will focus on the prism of political communication, and how the Chinese official and… read more about What the Ukraine War Tells US About China-Russia Relations »

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Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153

The center for Jewish Studies at Duke University is a world-renowned interdisciplinary center of Jewish Studies research. Join us to celebrate the Golden Anniversary of the Center. The center serves… read more about Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Duke Center for Jewish Studies »