Past Events

The Cost of Opportunity Conference on Higher Education & Social Mobility in Rio's Baixada Fluminense

Monday, March 27, 2017 - 12:00pm
Smith Warehouse - Bay 4, C105 - Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall

Join the research teams of Duke and the Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRRJ) for a day-long conference on higher education and social mobility in the urban periphery of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Duke neuroscientist Dr. Miguel Nicolelis... Read More »

What is the Future of Digital Humanities?

Friday, March 24, 2017 - 2:30pm
Perkins Library 217

This colloquium will feature speakers on the topical issue of digital humanities and its ramifications for the future direction of Comparative Literature studies. Guest Speakers:Dr. Valerie Beaudouin - ParisTech TelecomDr. Caroline Bruzelius -... Read More »

WOLA-Duke Book Award Reading

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 5:30pm
Smith Warehouse - Bay 4, C105 - Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall

The Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) and Duke University have named Chad Broughton's book, "Boom, Bust, Exodus: The Rust Belt, the Maquilas, and a Tale of Two Cities" (Oxford University Press, 2016) as the winner of the 2016 WOLA-Duke Human... Read More »

French Table

Wednesday, March 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 us... Read More »

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

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 11:30am
Rubenstein Hall 200

Martin Raiser, Country Director for Brazil for the World Bank, will join Sanford students and faculty for a discussion on the future of Brazil. Raiser worked for the Kiel Institute of World Economics and the European Bank for Reconstruction and... Read More »

Spanish Table

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 5:30pm
Marketplace

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 Country... 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 us... Read More »

Caffe Italiano

Wednesday, March 8, 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 »

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