Upcoming Events

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Rubenstein Library Carpenter Conference Room 249
Sidney Chalhoub taught history at the University of Campinas, Brazil, for 30 years before moving to Harvard University in 2015. He has published widely on the social, cultural, and intellectual history of 19th- and 20th-century Brazil. Lunch provided.
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 11:30am to 1:30pm
Law School 3000
A faculty seminar open to both interested students and faculty featuring Lauren Benton (Dean of the College of Arts and Science, Nelson O. Tyrone, Jr. Chair in History, and Professor of Law at Vanderbilt University), on "The Legal Logic of Conquest: Political Pluralism, Truces, and Colonial... Read More »
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153
A major book launch event with three authors:0x0ACemil Aydin (UNC), The Idea of the Muslim World (Harvard UP, 2017)0x0AWill Hanley (FSU), Identifying with Nationality (Columbia UP, 2017)0x0AAdam Mestyan (Duke), Arab Patriotism (Princeton UP, 2017)0x0A0x0AChair: Ellen McLarney (Duke)
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 5:15pm to 6:45pm
Friedl - Fredric Jameson Gallery
For the secular citizen-artist of our times, is the inheritance of the twentieth century a burden to be overcome, or a gift to be embraced? Iconic Interruptions explores this question with the help of some select works of Indian artist Gigi Scaria who lives and works in New Delhi. Over the past two... Read More »
Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 8:30am
Friedl - Fredric Jameson Gallery
It has become something of an academic fashion in the last decade or so to bring China and India, these two "Asian" giants and fast-growing global economies, into the same comparative framework. These acts of comparison have generally focused on politics and economics, and especially... Read More »
Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Carr 240
Location: Franklin Gallery in the Carr Bldg, 2nd floor. Named one of India's top 15 rising artists, photographer Shivaraju B.S. (a.k.a. Cop Shiva) focuses on portraits of people living on the fringes, yet who embody the zeitgeist of contemporary India. The idea of masquerade in particular... Read More »
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
West Duke 101 - Ahmadieh Family Conference Room
A lecture by Prof. Brett Wilson (CEU). Increasing state control over religious institutions has played a pivotal role in modernization projects in Turkey dating back to the early nineteenth century. In 1925, the Turkish state abolished Sufi orders (mystical brotherhoods) and shuttered their lodges... Read More »
Friday, October 6, 2017 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
East Duke Parlors
Presenter: 0x0AAnkhi Mukherjee (Wadham College, Oxford University)0x0ARanjana Khanna (Duke English Department, Program in Literature)
Friday, October 6, 2017 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
East Duke Parlors
The Duke on Gender Colloquium brings together Duke faculty from humanities and social sciences and visiting scholars to offer a multi-disciplinary space to develop and present current research and further critical conversations within gender and women's history, gender and queer theory,... Read More »
Monday, October 16, 2017 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Carr 229
Colin Dayan from Vanderbilt University will be the guest speaker for the History Department Colloquium.0x0A0x0AReception immediately following.