Upcoming Events

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 7:00pm
The Regulator Bookstore
Professor Jocelyn Olcott will be at The Regulator for a reading and signing of her new book, "International Women's Year: The Greatest Consciousness-Raising Event in History".
Monday, September 18, 2017 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Carr 229
Gaye Theresa Johnson, University of California at Los Angeles will be the guest speaker for the History Department Colloquium.Reception immediately following.
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:Cemil Aydin (UNC), The Idea of the Muslim World (Harvard UP, 2017)Will Hanley (FSU), Identifying with Nationality (Columbia UP, 2017)Adam Mestyan (Duke), Arab Patriotism (Princeton UP, 2017)
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: Ankhi Mukherjee (Wadham College, Oxford University)Ranjana 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.Reception immediately following.
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Biddle 1 (Biddle Lobby)
This talk takes place in the Music Library Seminar Room, Biddle Music Building, East Campus. Prof. Wolff discusses his new book "The Singing Turk" (Stanford UP, 2016) about the image of the Turks in 18th century operas. Larry Wolff is Professor of History and Director of the Center for... Read More »
Monday, November 6, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:30pm
East Duke Parlors
Presenters: Lisa Disch / on France (Political Science, University of Michigan)Kristen Ghodsee / on Eastern Europe (Cultural Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania)Rebecca Karl /on China (History Department, NYU)Kathi Weeks / on US (Duke GSFS)Anna Krylova / on Russia (Duke History Department)
Monday, November 6, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:30pm
East Duke Parlors
Presenters: Lisa Disch / on France (Political Science, University of Michigan) Kristen Ghodsee / on Eastern Europe (Cultural Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania)Rebecca Karl /on China (History Department, NYU) Kathi Weeks / on US (Duke GSFS)Anna Krylova / on Russia (Duke History Department)The... Read More »

Pages