Upcoming Events

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Nasher Museum of Art Auditorium
Prominent public intellectual and memoirist, Richard Rodriguez, will provide the keynote address for "Latino/a Cultural and Intellectual Life in the 21st Century" (22-23 March 2018), a conference celebrating 10 years of Latino/a Studies at Duke University. A master of the personal essay, Rodriguez... Read More »
Friday, March 23, 2018 - 12:00am
Penn Pavilion
The Program in Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies at Duke University hosts an annual Feminist Theory Workshop. This annual event is a free two-day workshop featuring Keynote lectures and working seminars. Keynote speakers this year include: Jennifer Nash, Northwestern Univ.; Denise Ferreira... Read More »
Friday, March 23, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm
Old Chemistry 011
At its origins in the 1970's, mainstream genre romance emphasized the love stories of heterosexual, cisgendered couples. LGBTQ romance was often categorized as "erotic" romance, even when the level of sensuality was similar to mainstream non-erotic romance. But recently, authors of genre romance... Read More »
Friday, March 23, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Law School 4000
A faculty seminar open to interested guests featuring Jenny Martinez, Professor of Law and Warren Christopher Professor in the Practice of International Law and Diplomacy at Stanford Law School, and Gwendolyn Gordon, Assistant Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics at The Wharton School,... Read More »
Friday, April 6, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm
Friedl 225
For decades, genre romance novels featuring heroes and heroines of color were considered niche market fiction, and likewise for "inspirational" romance featuring characters facing spiritual challenges. Now Christian fiction accounts for a massive proportion of the US fiction market, while authors... Read More »
Monday, April 9, 2018 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Carr 229
Andrés Resendez from the University of California Davis will be the guest speaker for the History Department Colloquium. Reception immediately following.
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm
Old Chemistry 011
"Women's Fiction" is a broad category including contemporary blockbusters like Elizabeth Gilbert's Eat, Pray, Love and Nicholas Sparks's The Notebook, as well as light popular comedy like Helen Fielding's Bridget Jones' Diary and rich historical narratives like Kristin Hannah's The Nightingale. If... Read More »
Friday, April 13, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:30pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105
A faculty seminar open to interested guests featuring Turkuler Isiksel, James P. Shenton Assistant Professor of the Core Curriculum in Columbia's Political Science department. These workshops are sponsored by the Mellon Foundation-funded yearlong Sawyer Seminar series on "Corporate Rights and... Read More »