Past Events

Caffe Italiano

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 5:00pm
None

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. We will practice conversational Italian while... Read More »

Voices from the Aftermath of Deportation

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 12:00pm
Old Chemistry 011

While the pros and cons of detention and deportation are debated widely in the United States media today, the realities of life in the aftermath of deportation are rarely mentioned. An estimated two million people have been deported or returned to... Read More »

Screen/Society--Duke Global Health Film Festival--"Sacbé" + "Voices That Heal"

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 6:00pm
Off-campus

Film Screening: "Sacbé" (Mauricio Andrada & Miguel Rojas-Sotelo, 2017, 30 min, Mexico, in Spanish and Yucatec Maya w/ English subtitles, Color, Digital). LOCATION: Nelson Mandela Auditorium, FedEx Global Education Center, UNC-Chapel Hill. /... Read More »

Spanish Table

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 5:30pm
Marketplace

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

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

Monday, February 27, 2017 - 6:00pm
Smith Warehouse - Bay 4, C105 - Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall

Film Screening: "Zika" (International Women's Health Coalition & Debora Diniz, 2016, 30 min, Brazil, in Portuguese w/ English subtitles, Color, Digital) / They came from remote areas of Paraíba, a state in northeastern Brazil. They are everyday... Read More »

Voices From Exile: Los Otros Dreamers and Transnational Organizing

Monday, February 27, 2017 - 5:30pm
John Hope Franklin Center Room 240 -- Ahmadieh Family Conference Hall

The concept of deportation assumes that the State is "returning" someone to their home, as in "repatriation." However, the escalating numbers of deportations from the US have targeted people who have spent several years, if not decades here, and... Read More »

Who is Charlie? The French Model of Freedom of Speech and Secularism

Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 5:00pm
Perkins Library 217

French journalist, and colleague of the Charlie Hebdo graphic artists who did not survive the attack, Caroline Fourest will engage in the political debates around freedom of expression that are still heated, and continue to swirl around the... Read More »

Ruiz within Ruiz: Reconstructing La Telenovela Errante

Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 12:00pm
Old Chemistry 011

While teaching at Duke in the mid 1990s, legendary Chilean filmmaker Raúl Ruiz gifted to the university's special collections library (now the Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library) 166 reels of moving image prints, soundtracks, and... Read More »

French Table

Wednesday, February 22, 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, February 22, 2017 - 5:00pm
None

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 »

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