Upcoming Events

Duke Brazil Initiative Faculty Council Meeting

Friday, August 30, 2019 - 8:30am
Rubenstein Library Carpenter Conference Room 249 (Map)

Members of the Duke Brazil Initiative faculty council will meet on Friday, August 30, 2019. Read More »

"Mimesis Replayed: Girard avec Derrida (and beyond)" with Nidesh Lawtoo

Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 5:00pm
Rubenstein Library Carpenter Conference Room 249 (Map)

Nidesh Lawtoo is Assistant Professor of Philosophy and English at KU Leuven and Principal Investigator of the ERC-funded project, Homo Mimeticus. His work reframes the transdisciplinary concept of... Read More »

Sacred Colors: Crafting Race through Devotional Kinship in 18th Century Brazil

Friday, September 6, 2019 - 11:30am
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105 (Map)

Members of the Duke Brazilianist community will discuss the work of recent history Ph.D. Caroline Garriott ('19), whose paper titled "Sacred Colors: Crafting Race through Devotional Kinship in 18th... Read More »

Duke Brazil Initiative Welcome Back Event

Friday, September 6, 2019 - 5:00pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105 (Map)

The Duke Brazil Initiative (DBI) will open the 2019-2020 academic year on Friday, September 6, 2019 with a keynote lecture by Dr. Bryan McCann (Georgetown University), live music, and snacks. Read More »