Past Events

Spanish Table

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 5:30pm

Spanish conversation practice, all levels welcome! Market Place, East Campus (Downstairs coffee lobby. Look for sign)

FILM: The Other Side of the Water: The Haitian Journey of a Rara Band in Brooklyn

Friday, March 10, 2017 - 7:00pm
John Hope Franklin Center Room 240 -- Ahmadieh Family Conference Hall

Directed by Jeremy Robbins and Magali Damas (2010), 52 minutes. In English. "The Other Side of the Water" follows the dramatic 20-year journey of a group of young immigrants who take this ancient music from the hills of Haiti and reinvent it on the... Read More »

What Lies Ahead for Brazil: A Conversation with the World Bank Brazil Country Director

Friday, March 10, 2017 - 11:30am
Rubenstein Hall 200

Martin Raiser, Country Director for Brazil at the World Bank, will discuss what lies ahead for Brazil. Raiser worked for the Kiel Institute of World Economics and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, where he was Director of... Read More »

French Table

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 5:30pm
West Union - Great Hall - Chapel (JB's)

La Table Française is a weekly conversation table which takes place in the new Great Hall, on the JB's Roasts and Chops side (look for the table with a French flag). It is open to everyone in the Duke Community who would like to speak French with... Read More »

Caffe Italiano

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 5:00pm

The Italian Language Program at Duke organizes weekly cultural events to help students explore and expand their understanding of Italian culture and allow them to practice their language abilities. These are fun and non-threatening activities which... Read More »

Danielle Bailly: Hidden Children of France

Monday, March 6, 2017 - 6:00pm
Freeman Center for Jewish Life

Danielle Bailly is the author of "The Hidden Children of France, 1940-1945: Stories of Survival" (2010). The history of France's "hidden children" and of the French citizens who saved six out of seven Jewish children and three-fourths of the Jewish... Read More »

Screen/Society--Duke Global Health Film Festival--"Gestación"

Sunday, March 5, 2017 - 7:00pm
White 107 (White Lecture Hall)

Film Screening: "Gestación" (Esteban Ramírez, 2009, 92 min, Costa Rica, in Spanish w/ English subtitles, Color, Digital) / High School students Jessie and Teo were both raised by single mothers in Costa Rica. Jessie comes from a humble background... Read More »

Screen/Society--Duke Global Health Film Festival--"Crossing Over: Stories of Immigration and Identity" / "Identidad sin fronteras" [6 pm reception + 7 pm screening]

Friday, March 3, 2017 - 6:00pm
White 107 (White Lecture Hall)

Reception (6 pm) & Film Screening (7 pm): "Crossing Over: Stories of Immigration and Identity" / "Identidad sin fronteras" (Isabel Castro, 2015, 55 min, Mexico/USA, in Spanish w/ English subtitles, Color, Digital) / Faced with discrimination... Read More »

Heads Will Roll: US/Mexican Circuits of Drug Violence

Friday, March 3, 2017 - 4:30pm
John Hope Franklin Center Room 240 -- Ahmadieh Family Conference Hall

María Josefina Saldaña-Portillo is an Associate Professor in the Department of Social and Cultural Analysis and the Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies at New York University.

Screen/Society--Duke Global Health Film Festival--Global Health Student Film Festival

Friday, March 3, 2017 - 4:00pm
White 107 (White Lecture Hall)

Global Health Student Film Festival: "Come and watch the best of the Duke and UNC-CH Student film production on issues related to Global Health, Science, Research, Human Rights, etc." / -- Followed by a reception at 6:00pm in the lobby of the... Read More »