Past Events

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 »

A conversation with Simon Romero of the New York Times

Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 12:00pm
Old Chemistry 011

Light lunch served starting at 11:45am. ~~~ Simon Romero is an American journalist, born and raised in New Mexico and graduated with honors from Harvard College with a degree in History and Literature. He also studied for one year in the history... Read More »

Human Rights and Counter-Terrorism in Tunisia

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 12:30pm
Law Room 4045

Join Amna Guellali, a Tunisia and Algeria Researcher of the Middle East and North Africa Division at the Human Rights Watch, for a lecture titled "Human Rights and Counter-Terrorism in Tunisia." In December 2010, Mohamed Bouazizi, a Tunisian street... Read More »

Cuba and U.S. Relations: One Year Later

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 12:00pm
John Hope Franklin Center Room 240 -- Ahmadieh Family Conference Hall

Cuba and U.S. Relations: One Year LaterSpeaker: Joan Perkins, Deputy Director, Office of Cuban Affairs, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, United States Department of StateThis event is presented by the John Hope Franklin Center and the... Read More »

Sobremesa Spanish Conversation Practice

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 5:00pm
Marketplace (East 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!

Hashtag Journalism and Social Movements in Tunisia

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 12:00pm
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153

This lunchtime panel discussion will feature: - Amna Guellali, the Tunisian and Algerian Researcher for Human Rights Watch - Thomas DeGeorges, Duke University - Alyssa Miller, Duke UniversityThe panel will be moderated by Robin Kirk, Human... Read More »

Challenges for Marginalized Students in Higher Education in South Africa, the US and beyond

Friday, November 11, 2016 - 12:00pm
Perkins 212

Bass Connection and the FHI Global Brazil Lab invite you to a workshop with Duke alumna Amelia Herbert (2005) to explore the situation of racially and socioeconomically marginalized students in elite universities in the U.S. and South Africa. Ms.... Read More »

Dispatches from Tunisia: How to Build A State: Rights, Laws, Fears

Friday, November 11, 2016 - 12:00pm
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Dispatches from TunisiaHow to Build A State: Rights, Laws, FearsAmna Guellali, director of Human Rights Watch for Tunisia and Algeria In 2011, as the 'Jasmine Revolution' was under way, citizen activist Amna Guellali felt compelled to come home to... Read More »

Challenges for Marginalized Students in Higher Education in South Africa, the United States, and Beyond

Friday, November 11, 2016 - 12:00pm
Perkins Library 217

Please join Duke alumna Amelia Herbert ('05) for a workshop and discussion of the special challenges faced by disadvantaged students in elite institutions of higher education on Friday, November 11 from noon until 2 PM at Perkins Library. All are... Read More »

Sobremesa Spanish Conversation Practice

Thursday, November 10, 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

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