Upcoming Events

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Classroom Building, Room 101
"Emotions, Religious Experience, & the Emergence of Psychiatric Medicine: Exploring the Case of the Seeress of Prevorst." Facilitated by Tom Robisheaux & Meghan Woolley. The Emotions Research Group invites you to join Tom Robisheaux in a collaborative exploration of one of the sensational... Read More »
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Rubenstein Library Carpenter Conference Room 249
Erika Szívós, (Eötvös Loránd University, ELTE), Budapest. In recent decades, the revival of distinct quarters of Budapest has been intertwined with the rediscovery of the city's Jewish heritage. Jewish cultural and religious traditions, which had existed only in latent or strongly limited forms... Read More »
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Classroom Building, Room 101
Erika Szívós, (Eötvös Loránd University, ELTE), Budapest. How does one use the craft of microhistory to understand the dynamics of a big city local community? Join Erika Szívós and the students of the Microhistory Seminar in a workshop discussing the sources, methods and interpretive challenges of... Read More »
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Join History majors, minors & the Duke History Union for pizza and games!  Professors will be on hand to answer your questions.  Please rsvp to Ruebe Holmes (rah28@duke.edu) by 3/26/19.
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105
Please join the Digital Humanities Initative for the Thursday afternoon event in DHI Week 2019! RSVP: https://dhi-alumni.eventbrite.com 12:00 | Becoming a Versatile Humanist: Lessons from Duke PhD Alumni. Speakers: Elizabeth Baltes, Assistant Professor of Art History, Coastal Carolina University;... Read More »
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room
Sex Radical, Grand Master of Science Fiction, and Acclaimed Afrofuturist Samuel R. Delany will speak about queer sex, sexual futures, and sex in fiction. Interviewed by Pete Sigal (Department of History and Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies, Duke University), Professor Delany will engage in a... Read More »
Monday, April 8, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Friedl 225
Professor Maartje van Gelder of the History Department at the University of Amsterdam will present a lecture, "Rioting in Venice: The Arsenal Workers' Protest of 1569," which is part of a larger project to underscore that even Renaissance Venice, known for its stability and internal tranquility,... Read More »
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
Classroom Building, Room 229, Boyd Seminar Room
Sofian Merabet, from the University of Texas at Austin, will be our guest speaker for the colloquium. Lunch will be served.
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Rubenstein Library Carpenter Conference Room 249
Nick Kapur (Assistant Professor of History, Rutgers University) is a historian of modern Japan and East Asia, with an emphasis on transnational and comparative perspectives. His research examines the intersections between political economy, culture, and international relations. He also has research... Read More »