Past Events

Spanish Table

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 5:30pm
Marketplace

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

Romance Studies Undergraduate Research Conference

Friday, April 7, 2017 - 10:15am
Langford 152

Please join the Romance Studies Department for our 7th Annual Undergraduate Research Conference. Sessions:10:45-11:15 Government and Capital in the Early Modern Period: Venice and Spain11:30-12:15 Sports, Arts, and the Politics of Gender in... Read More »

FILM: Of Men and Gods

Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 7:00pm
John Hope Franklin Center Room 240 -- Ahmadieh Family Conference Hall

Directed by Anne Lescot and Laurence Magloire (2002), 52 minutes. Haitian Creole with English subtitles. A frank look at a largely unexplored area, "Of Men And Gods" examines the daily existence of several Haitian men who are openly gay. Prevalent,... Read More »

French Table

Wednesday, April 5, 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 us... Read More »

Caffe Italiano

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 5:00pm
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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 »

Spanish Table

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 5:30pm
Marketplace

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

French vs Italian Language Program Soccer Game

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 5:00pm
Central Campus

All students of French and Italian are welcome to join faculty in a friendly soccer game. To sign up, please record name on the sign up sheets outside Languages 014 and 015. The game will be played on the Central Campus Turf Field.

FILM: René Depestre: We Can't Miss an Eternal Life

Friday, March 31, 2017 - 7:00pm
John Hope Franklin Center Room 240 -- Ahmadieh Family Conference Hall

Directed by Arnold Antonin (2016), 120 minutes. French and Haitian Creole with English subtitles. Eminent son of the 20th century, a poet as feisty in his beliefs as in his dissents, René Depestre was close to the most prominent political and... Read More »

The Algerian Remake: Kamel Daoud and Boualem Sansal

Friday, March 31, 2017 - 3:30pm
Languages 114

This talk analyzes a trend in twenty-first century Algerian literature wherein authors rewrite canonical European works and situate them in Algeria. I focus on two examples by two controversial figures: Kamel Daoud and Boualem Sansal. Daoud's... Read More »

Film Screening: Jala: A journey through the senses of water

Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 6:45pm
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Jala: A journey through the senses of water. Robert Restrepo. 75min (2013-2016). Nowhere like in the banks of the Ganges River is the identity between water and civilization so manifest, on the other hand, it is in its waters and the ecology... Read More »

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