Past Events

Cooking Class: Pizza

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 5:30pm
Giles Residence Hall

This cooking class for students will be held in the Giles kitchen. Join the Italian Language Program at Duke for a series of fun enrichment activities to improve speaking abilities and learn more about Italian culture.

From the Front: Private Lives and Personal Letters in World War I

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 5:00pm

A tourney of historians coming to the Triangle to mark the centenary of the American involvement in World War One. Our partners at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in Washington have organized with the Center for French and Francophone... Read More »

La Table Française

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 5:30pm
Brodhead Center - 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 »

Mesa en español: El ministerio del tiempo

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 5:30pm

La Mesa en español meets every Wednesday in Carr 101 at 5:30pm for conversation/games and for watching/discussion of the successful Spanish TV series El Ministerio del Tiempo. Come and enjoy a friendly atmosphere for practicing Spanish. All levels... Read More »

How Far is 100 Miles? An Update on US-Cuban Relations from a Cuban Diplomat

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 12:00pm
John Hope Franklin Center Room 240 -- Ahmadieh Family Conference Hall

Miguel Fraga, First Secretary at the Embassy of the Republic of Cuba in Washington, D.C. since the re-establishment of diplomatic relations on July 2015. He has worked for the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 2006 in Cuba, the United States,... Read More »

Faith-Rooted Human Rights in South America: A Conversation with Practitioners on the Role of Faith Communities in Seeking Justice for Women, Children, and Indigenous Peoples

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 11:00am
Westbrook 0012

This panel will be made up of human rights leaders from Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador, Chile, and Brazil associated with Peace and Hope (La Asociación Paz y Esperanza), an ecumenical faith-based organization founded by members of the Evangelical Council of... Read More »

Energy Transitions and Brazil: Changing Practices in an Unpredictable World

Friday, November 10, 2017 - 10:00am
Environment Hall Field Auditorium

What would it take to realize a 100% renewable energy world? University of São Paulo's Professor Ildo Sauer will discuss the economic, technological and social barriers as countries transition from fossil fuels to renewable generation. This event is... Read More »

Portrait Drawing Practice

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 5:30pm
Nasher Museum of Art

Join the Italian Language Program at Duke for a series of fun enrichment activities to improve speaking abilities and learn more about Italian culture.

Children of God¿s Fire: Theology, Race and Slavery in the Making of the Portuguese Atlantic, 16th-17th Centuries

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 4:30pm
Friedl 225

The presentation will examine the role of Portuguese religious thinkers in constructing the ideological justification for racial slavery in the Atlantic world, and establishing a culture of control that secured domination over enslaved populations... Read More »

NCLAFF: Truman

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 7:00pm
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

LOCATION: Mandela Auditorium, FedEx Global Educ Center, UNC-CH. >>> Dir. Cesc Gay (Argentina, Spain), 2015. 108min.Spanish with English subtitles >> When Julián receives an unexpected visit from his childhood friend Tomás, the encounter is... Read More »