Past Events

Imagining the Language Lab: Rethinking Language Learning

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 5:30pm
Languages 114

Join Dr. Kevin Gaugler, Associate Professor of Spanish and Director of Weiss Language Center at Marist College in New York for this event. Gaugler was the 2010 recipient of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages' Award for... Read More »

Haitian band Lakou Mizik at Duke Coffeehouse

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 8:00pm
East Campus Coffeehouse

Lakou Mizik is a multigenerational collective of Haitian musicians formed in the aftermath of the devastating 2010 earthquake. The group includes elder legends and rising young talents, united through an eclectic but rooted sound that is driven by... Read More »

Haitian Band Lakou Mizik in Residency at Duke

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 12:00pm
Old Chemistry 011

Lunchtime conversation with members of the Haitian band Lakou Mizik to discuss music, culture and politics. Band Members Steeve Valcourt, Sanba Zao, and Jonas Attis will present alongside creative director Zach Niles. Moderated by Dasha Chapman (... Read More »

L¹Après 1er tour: An Open House Discussion on the French Elections

Monday, April 24, 2017 - 12:30pm
Old Chemistry 011

As we head into the last week of classes, millions of voters are going to the polls in France on Sunday. The first round of the presidential election marks another major test in the rise of the far Right world wide, of white populism, another... Read More »

L¿Après 1er tour: An Open House Discussion on the French Elections - Stakes & Consequences

Monday, April 24, 2017 - 12:30pm
Old Chemistry 011

As we head into the last week of classes, millions of voters are going to the polls in France on Sunday. The first round of the presidential election marks another major test in the rise of the far Right worldwide, of white populism, and yet... Read More »

FILM: Tiga: Haiti, Dream, Creation, Possession, Madness

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 7:00pm
John Hope Franklin Center Room 240 -- Ahmadieh Family Conference Hall

Directed by Antonin Arnold (2001), 54 minutes. French and Haitian Creole with English subtitles. The life and work of Haitian painter Jean-Claude "Tiga" Garoute. At one end of a Caribbean island dominated by madness and chaos, there is an artist... Read More »

URBAN DEVELOPMENT in LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN. Challenges and Innovations

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 3:00pm
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About urban development in Latin America. With: Juan Carlos Cristaldo. Facultad de Arquitectura y Diseño y Artes, Universidad Nacional de Asunción. Paraguay. Jota Samper (PhD). Assistant Professor in Environmental Design. University of Colorado,... Read More »

DUKE MARATHON READING. ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF SOLITUDE

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 12:00pm
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DUKE MARATHON READING - ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF SOLITUDE / CIEN AñOS DE SOLEDAD. To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the publication of ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF SOLITUDE. FRIDAY, APRIL 21, 2017. PERKINS LIBRARY - 411 CHAPEL DR, DURHAM, NC 27705. TARASOFF... Read More »

The Future of Reenactment (Symposium)

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 9:00am
East Duke Parlors

In the Pink Parlor, East Duke. The Choreography and Corporeality Working Group presents the The Future of Reenactment Symposium, a two-day debate about the significance and potential of reenactment as a cultural practice. Speakers invited are Laura... Read More »

In Freedom's Name: Rethinking Caribbean Emancipations

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 9:00am
Smith Warehouse - Bay 4, C105 - Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall

Conference Agenda9:00am to 9:30am: Conference venue opens; Coffee and Pastries Available 9:30pm to 10:00am: Welcome Remarks (Professor Barry Gaspar, Duke University)10:00 to 10:45am: Keynote Address presented by visiting scholar Rebecca Scott,... Read More »

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