Upcoming Events

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
Classroom Building, Room 229, Boyd Seminar Room
Prof. Adam Mestyan will present on Wednesday, November 13, 2019. Lunch will be provided.
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Classroom Building, Room 101
Please join us, the MicroWorlds Lab and the Department of History for an informal seminar with visiting Erasmus scholar Prof. Károly Halmos (ELTE, Budapest) on the Anti-Semitic use of Joseph the Patriarch, as well as radicalism and race. Parking is available on east campus at 5pm. Károly Halmos is... Read More »
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Classroom Building, Room 101
How do we conceive and write modern history? What assumptions do modern historians make? Everyone knows the work of the German historian Leopold von Ranke. But there were others who at the same time were sketching out ways to conceive the new discipline of history. Join Károly Halmost (ELTE... Read More »
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Nasher Museum of Art Auditorium
Photography and the Uncertainty of the Present This series brings together practicing artists, scholars and curators to discuss the radical potential of photography to illuminate the condition of the present, focusing on the camera's ability to represent built environments and their relationship to... Read More »
Friday, November 15, 2019 - 1:15pm to 3:00pm
Classroom Building, Room 101
Come and join an informal conversation with Károly Halmos, visiting Erasmus Scholar, about modern Hungary. The experiences of radicalism, socialism, war, and revolution are shared across Europe and Central Europe. Yet the Hungarian histories of race, class and cross-generational change are unique.... Read More »
Friday, November 15, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Classroom Building, Room 101
Paper Abstract: This chapter examines community organizing on the South Carolina Sea Islands in the years before prominent civil rights organizations were recognized for the same strategy. The community organizing effort led by Septima Clark (then Director of Workshops of Highlander Folk School)... Read More »
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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This workshop provides participants with an interactive learning opportunity to reflect on topics related to research communication to multiple audiences, in order to maximize impact while not compromising the integrity of research. What are the implications of presenting "in-progress" research to... Read More »
Wednesday, January 15, 2020 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
Classroom Building, Room 229, Boyd Seminar Room
Speaker not yet determined. Lunch will be provided.
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 »
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 »

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