Upcoming Events

Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153
We celebrate the conclusion of the Duke excavations at Sepphoris, "the ornament of all Galilee." Professors Eric Meyers, Carol Meyers, and Benjamin Gordon will offer remarks on the importance of the excavation project. Prof. Chad Spigel will speak about the digitization of the dig archives.... Read More »
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
Classroom Building, Room 229, Boyd Seminar Room
Paul Chamberlin, from Columbia University, will give a lecture titled "The Cold War's Killing Fields". Lunch will be provided.
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105
Amir Eshel is Edward Clark Crossett Professor of Humanistic Studies, Professor of German Studies and Comparative Literature and an Affiliated Faculty at The Taube Center for Jewish Studies and The Europe Center at Stanford University's Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies. He is also... Read More »
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 7:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater
Film Screening:"Ash is Purest White" ("Jiang hu er nu")(Jia Zhangke, 2019, 141 min, China, Mandarin w/ English subtitles, Color, DCP)Set over a 17-year period beginning in 2001, this epic romantic tragedy from Jia Zhangke unfolds with uncommon precision and disarming pathos. In a career-high... Read More »
Friday, September 20, 2019 - 7:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater
Film Screening:"An Elephant Sitting Still"(Hu Bo, 2018, 230 min, China, Mandarin w/ English subtitles, Color, DCP)Sure to be remembered as a landmark in Chinese cinema, the late Hu Bo's first and final feature film combines long-take heroics with a deeply felt series of interwoven stories... Read More »
Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm
Baldwin Auditorium
Featuring the Ciompi Quartet; Marlissa Hudson, soprano (T '99); David Heid & Daniel Seyfried, pianists; and the Duke Chorale and Chamber Choir. The program includes Price's "5 Folksongs in Counterpoint" forstring quartet, Piano Sonata, and selected songs and choral works. Florence Price (1887-... Read More »
Sunday, September 22, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
The Triangle Intellectual History Seminar invites you to:The First Atlantic Realist Moment: U.S. and German Intellectual Discourse on "World Politics," 1880-1910- with - Matthew Specter, Lecturer in Global Studies, U.C. BerkeleySunday, 22 September 20195:00 - 7:00pmNational Humanities CenterIf you... Read More »
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
White 107 (White Lecture Hall)
Imam Omar Suleiman is a world renowned scholar and theologically driven activist for human rights. He is the Founder and President of the Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research and a professor of Islamic Studies at Southern Methodist University. He's also the resident scholar of the Valley Ranch... Read More »
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
East Duke Parlors
Hisham Aidi is Senior Lecturer in International Relations at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs. He is the author of Redeploying the State (Palgrave 2008) a comparative study of market reform and labor movements in Latin America; and co-editor, with Manning Marable,... Read More »
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 7:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater
Film Screening:"This Taco Truck Kills Fascists"(Rodrigo Dorfman, 2018, 61 min, USA, Color, DCP)New Orleans-based performance activist Jose Torres-Tama has a dream: to create a revolutionary Taco Truck Theatre with a simple message: "No guacamole for immigrant haters". Inspired by Woody Guthrie's... Read More »