Past Events

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 »

Contemporary Nonfiction Writing on Catastrophe: Marco Paolini and Daniela Arbex

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

This lecture aims to establish a link between Ausmerzen (2012) by Italian performer and writer Marco Paolini and Holocausto brasileiro (2013) by Brazilian journalist Daniela Arbex, based on formal and thematic similarities, taking into consideration... Read More »

The Economic History of the University

Friday, March 3, 2017 - 2:30pm
Social Sciences 136

This colloquium explores the question of the purpose of a university and alternatives to exploitative economic practices within a larger historical framework. Guest Speakers: Dr. John Douglass - Senior Research Fellow - Public Policy and Higher... Read More »

Screen/Society--Duke Global Health Film Festival--"Clinica de Migrantes" + "Migrantes bitacora de viaje"

Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 6:00pm
White 107 (White Lecture Hall)

Film Screening: "Clinica de Migrantes" (Maxim Pozdorovkin, 2016, 40 min, USA, in English and Spanish w/ English subtitles, Color, Digital) / "Clinica de Migrantes," a potent film by Maxim Pozdorovkin, follows the workers and patients of Puentes... Read More »

My Other Body: A Conversation on Transgender and Queer Rights and Visibility in Cuba

Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 12:00pm
Old Chemistry 011

My Other Body is an ongoing collaborative project between artists, activists, and members of the queer community in Cuba and the United States. Originated by the esteemed Cuban photo-journalist Julio Larramendi, My Other Body is an intimate... Read More »

'Landscape Plus" Film Screening and Artist Talk with Laida Lertxundi

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 7:00pm
American Tobacco Campus - Power Plant: Full Frame Theater

Laida Lertxundi (Bilbao, 1981)"I work with 16mm motion picture film, photography and printmaking in a process I call Landscape Plus, documenting California landscapes while bringing equal attention to sound, people and the passage of time. My work... Read More »

Screen/Society-- Duke Global Health Film Festival--"Carta a una sombra" / "Letter to a Shadow: Oblivion"

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 6:00pm
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153

Film Screening: "Carta a una sombra" / "Letter to a Shadow: Oblivion" (Daniela Abad & Miguel Salazar, 2015, 73 min, Colombia, in Spanish w/ English subtitles, Color, Digital) / Based on the memoir by Hector Abad Faciolince "Oblivion" (2006), the... Read More »

French Table

Wednesday, March 1, 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, March 1, 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. 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 »