Past Events

Power Players: Fueling Latin America's Future

Monday, June 29, 2020 - 12:30pm

Last fall, nine Latin American and Caribbean countries announced a collective target of 70 percent renewable energy use by 2030 (more than double the European Union's commitment). Latin America is known for its oil and gas deposits, but that hasn't... Read More »

COVID-19 and Migration in the Americas

Wednesday, May 6, 2020 - 3:00pm
Online

The one-hour conversation with Andrew Selee, President of Migration Policy Institute, will discuss COVID-19 and its impact on migration in the Americas. The first part of the discussion will focus on migrants in the U.S., and the second part will... Read More »

CANCELED: Out of Chaos

Friday, April 17, 2020 - 7:00pm
John Hope Franklin Center, Ahmadieh Family Conference Hall, Room 240

Dir. Pascal Giacomini (2018) 70 minutes "Out of Chaos" is a film about art made by an artist. It is also an artists' film. Interwoven with photography, local music and lots and lots of art, it delves into Haitian history through the paintings of the... Read More »

CANCELED: Chronic Health Conditions Storytelling Group

Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 6:00pm

***Due to the COVID-19 virus and since most of our participants have a chronic illness, we want to ensure their safety, and since discussion is a huge part of the workshop, we have decided to cancel this workshop for the remainder of the semester.... Read More »

Film Series | Short Indigenous Films

Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 5:00pm

Join us on Zoom for two short films focusing on indigenous people in South America. Waapa. David Reeks, Paula Mendoca, Renata Meirelles. Brazil. 2019. 20min An unprecedented dive into the life of Yudja, an indigenous boy (Xingu) as he grows.... Read More »

Canceled: One hour conversation in French

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 5:30pm
Brodhead Center - Great Hall - Chapel -JB's

Canceled: Wednesday from 5:30pm-6:30pm, Brodhead Center by JB's Roasts and Chops. Come join us weekly for an hour of conversation in French, all levels welcome! Look for the table with the French Flag.

Narrative Medicine Workshop with Dr. Sneha Mantri - CANCELED

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 11:30am

***Due to the the COVID-19 virus and for the safety of our attendees, and in compliance with the Duke Health System, we are unfortunately canceling this event, but check back to future updates. For more updates on what Duke is doing about the... Read More »

Canceled: One hour conversation in Portuguese

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 10:05am
Brodhead Center - Commons

CANCELLED: Come join us for a conversation in Portuguese! Wednesdays 10:05am-11:00am in at the Cafe in the Brodhead Center, look for the Portuguese Program banner Welcome beginners, intermediate and advanced levels, native speakers, professors,... Read More »

Film Series | Colombia Wild Magic

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 5:00pm
Online

Join us on zoom for an immensely enjoyable viewing experience, a film of superlatives about a country of superlatives (beyond the ones related to its extraordinary violence and lawlessness). Colombia is a country with the second-most biodiversity in... Read More »

Canceled: One hour conversation in French

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 5:30pm
Brodhead Center - Great Hall - Chapel -JB's

Canceled: Wednesday from 5:30pm-6:30pm, Brodhead Center by JB's Roasts and Chops. Come join us weekly for an hour of conversation in French, all levels welcome! Look for the table with the French Flag.

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