Past Conferences

April 6, 2018 to April 7, 2018

Duke University will host a select graduate school conference in conjunction with its fourth annual Critical Asian Humanities workshop, which will be... read more »

Emergency Legal Cultures: British Imperial Legacies
February 26, 2018

In recent years, “The State of Emergency” as a philosophical, critical and meta-legal concept, has received much attention, particularly through the... read more »

Middle East Studies: Dissident Subjects
April 6, 2017 to April 8, 2017

The Department of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies is honored to announce an international conference to honor Prof. miriam cooke’s multifaceted... read more »

Third Annual Critical Asian Humanities Workshop
March 31, 2017 to April 1, 2017

Duke University will host a select graduate student conference in conjunction with its third annual Critical Asian Humanities workshop, which will... read more »

Global Asian Health Humanities: Colonialisms and Imperialisms
February 24, 2017

Presented by the Asian Global Health Humanities Working Group. Co-Sponsored by Humanities Futures, the Health Humanities Lab,  the Program in Gender... read more »

Theorizing Colonial Cinemas
November 12, 2016

This workshop brings together scholars and archivists who are seriously engaged in the films of the early twentieth century and their divided... read more »

Middle East in Latin America
October 21, 2016

A symposium exploring Arab and Middle Eastern communities in Latin America—whether Muslim (Sunni, Shia, Druze), Jewish, Christian, or secular—in... read more »

Growing Old: Post Utopian Personhood in Israeli Cultural Production
September 24, 2016 to September 26, 2016

One of the main tropes of modern Hebrew literature—in contradistinction to ancient and medieval literatures—is “youth.” It seems almost natural that... read more »

Second Annual Critical Asian Humanities Workshop
April 8, 2016 to April 9, 2016

Duke University will host a select graduate student conference on April 8th, 2016, in conjunction with its second annual Critical Asian Humanities... read more »

Inaugural Critical Asian Humanities Workshop
April 3, 2015 to April 4, 2015

Integrating approaches and methodologies from cultural studies, critical theory, and area studies, Critical Asian Humanities is an interdisciplinary... read more »