Past Events

Danielle Bailly: Hidden Children of France

Monday, March 6, 2017 - 6:00pm
Freeman Center for Jewish Life

Danielle Bailly is the author of "The Hidden Children of France, 1940-1945: Stories of Survival" (2010). The history of France's "hidden children" and of the French citizens who saved six out of seven Jewish children and three-fourths of the Jewish... Read More »

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

Sunday, March 5, 2017 - 7:00pm
White 107 (White Lecture Hall)

Film Screening: "Gestación" (Esteban Ramírez, 2009, 92 min, Costa Rica, in Spanish w/ English subtitles, Color, Digital) / High School students Jessie and Teo were both raised by single mothers in Costa Rica. Jessie comes from a humble background... Read More »

Screen/Society--Duke Global Health Film Festival--"Crossing Over: Stories of Immigration and Identity" / "Identidad sin fronteras" [6 pm reception + 7 pm screening]

Friday, March 3, 2017 - 6:00pm
White 107 (White Lecture Hall)

Reception (6 pm) & Film Screening (7 pm): "Crossing Over: Stories of Immigration and Identity" / "Identidad sin fronteras" (Isabel Castro, 2015, 55 min, Mexico/USA, in Spanish w/ English subtitles, Color, Digital) / Faced with discrimination and... Read More »

Heads Will Roll: US/Mexican Circuits of Drug Violence

Friday, March 3, 2017 - 4:30pm
John Hope Franklin Center Room 240 -- Ahmadieh Family Conference Hall

María Josefina Saldaña-Portillo is an Associate Professor in the Department of Social and Cultural Analysis and the Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies at New York University.

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 »

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