Past Events

Screen/Society--French Film Festival--"Fidelio, l'odysée d'Alice" / "Fidelio: Alice's Odyssey"

Monday, January 23, 2017 - 7:00pm
Bryan Center Griffith Film Theater

Film Screening: "Fidelio, l'odysée d'Alice" / "Fidelio, Alice's Odyssey" (Lucie Borleteau, 2015, 97 min, France, in French w/ English Subtitles, Color, DCP) / Lucie Borleteau makes her feature directing debut with this insightful study of a woman... Read More »

Observations on reconstructing old master paintings and Ghissi's missing panel

Monday, January 23, 2017 - 4:00pm
Smith Warehouse - Bay 9, Room A290

Charlotte Caspers'Observations on reconstructing old master paintings and Ghissi's missing panel'Monday, Jan 23, 4pmSmith Warehouse, Bay 9, Room 290Refreshments providedGuest parking in front of Bay 4 on North and South sidesSponsored by: wired!,... Read More »

Salsa Evening with Orquesta K'Che

Friday, December 9, 2016 - 6:00pm
Keohane Atrium

Join Romance Studies and come celebrate the end of the semester with live Salsa music, dance, and food. This event is presented by Spanish 303: The Politics of Salsa and sponsored by the Arts & Sciences Dean's Office and the Department of... Read More »

Foreign Language & Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship Info Session

Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 5:00pm
John Hope Franklin Center 130-132

Academic year FLAS fellowships are awarded to graduate students at either the Master's or doctoral level. Summer FLAS fellowships may be awarded to either graduate or undergraduate students pursuing language study. Potential applicants are strongly... Read More »

Sobremesa Spanish Conversation Practice

Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 5:00pm
West Union (West Campus)

¡Hola! All levels welcome! Look for the sign, bring your dinner, and join us at the table. We look forward to practicing Spanish with you

La Tavola Italiana Film Series: Caesar Must Die

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 6:30pm
Social Sciences 139 LaBarre

During the Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 semesters, Tavola Italiana will introduce Duke students to the rich tradition of Italian political films. These films explore ethical and social issues, such as the privilege of being a citizen of a democratic... Read More »

Multiple Classicisms: Variations on an Aesthetic and Literary Ideal, 1650-1950

Monday, November 21, 2016 - 5:15pm
Rubenstein Library Carpenter Conference Room 249

This talk will examine some key episodes in the invention and evolution of "classicism" as an aesthetic and historical category, from its early-modern incubation to its later contestation via opposing terms such as Romanticism, the Baroque, and... Read More »

La Transición Política Española No Ha Tenido Lugar: El Relato de la Transición en la Novela Española del Siglo XXI

Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 5:30pm
Languages 305

Join the Romance Studies department for this talk in Spanish by Maria Angeles Naval from the University of Zaragoza. Small reception to follow.

Maternity and Sexuality: Pirandello¿s Constant Obsessions

Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 4:30pm
Perkins Library 218

Prof. Daniela Bini is Professor of Italian and Comparative Literature at the University of Texas, Austin. In her research she has always combined her interest in philosophy with that of literature, focusing, in particular, on the issue of the... Read More »

Poet Laureate of the United States

Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 4:30pm
Rubenstein Library Gothic Reading Room

Juan Felipe Herrera, the twenty-first Poet Laureate of the United States, will read from his work and meet the public in the Gothic Reading Room on West Campus. Mr. Herrera was selected for this honor on 10 June 2015, marking the first time that a... Read More »