Upcoming Events

Friday, January 24, 2020 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
East Duke Parlors
This panel debates the concept of care - the vast amount of laboring and affective labor - gendered and racialized - that exists (often simultaneously) in varying states of commodification and non-commodification and whose consistent performance is indispensable for survival. This care labor... Read More »
Monday, January 27, 2020 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105
There will be a reception directly following this event. Please RSVP: Duke GSF Facebook Event Page or julie.wynmor@duke.edu Clare Hemmings is Professor of Feminist Theory at the Department of Gender Studies, LSE. Her areas of research specialism are feminist theory and sexuality studies, and in... Read More »
Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
East Duke Parlors
Nicholas L. Syrett is Professor and Chair of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Kansas. He is a co-editor of Age in America: The Colonial Era to the Present (NYU, 2015) and the author of three books: The Company He Keeps: A History of White College Fraternities (UNC, 2009),... Read More »
Friday, February 7, 2020 - 9:30am to 11:00am
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105
Join the Franklin Humanities Institute for its Friday morning series, tgiFHI! tgiFHI gives Duke faculty in the humanities, interpretative social sciences and arts the opportunity to present on their current research to interlocutors in their fields. Breakfast is served at 9am. About the... Read More »
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
Classroom Building, Room 229, Boyd Seminar Room
Jonathan Schlesinger, an Associate Professor at Indiana University Bloomington, will be presenting his paper, "Always Already Global: A History of Ivory Carvers, Taste, and Global Interaction in Early Modern China". Lunch will be served.
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
Classroom Building, Room 229, Boyd Seminar Room
Speaker not yet determined. Lunch will be provided.
Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Old Chemistry 011
A Conversation about Energy, Politics, and Middle East History On Barak (Tel Aviv University) and Adam Mestyan (Duke University)
Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Classroom Building, Room 229, Boyd Seminar Room
Adam Domby argues that the Lost Cause ideology that emerged after the Civil War and flourished in the early twentieth century in essence sought to recast a struggle to perpetuate slavery as a heroic defense of the South. This was not only an insidious goal, but was founded on falsehoods, including... Read More »
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
Classroom Building, Room 229, Boyd Seminar Room
Speaker not yet determined. Lunch will be provided.
Monday, March 23, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
TBD
The Second Warren Memorial lecture welcomes Andrew Sloin to discuss "The Comintern, Antifascism, and the Global Jewish Question, 1917-1937." Andrew Sloin is an Associate Professor of History at Baruch College, City University of New York (CUNY). His research focuses on economy, politics, and... Read More »

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