Upcoming Events

Monday, March 6, 2017 - 6:00pm
Freeman Center for Jewish Life
Danielle Bailly is the author of "The Hidden Children of France, 1940-1945: Stories of Survival" (2010). The history of France's "hidden children" and of the French citizens who saved six out of seven Jewish children and three-fourths of the Jewish adult population from deportation during the Nazi... Read More »
Monday, March 20, 2017 - 6:30pm
Smith Warehouse - Bay 4, C105 - Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall
Professor Owen Gottlieb comes to Duke to discuss medieval religious law and learning games in this interactive seminar.Professor Gottlieb is Assistant Professor of Interactive Games and Media at the Rochester Institute of Technology, where he also founded and Directs the Initiative in Religion,... Read More »
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 5:30pm
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Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks is a British rabbi, philosopher and scholar of Judaism. Since stepping down as the Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth - a position he served for 22 years between 1991 and 2013 - Rabbi Sacks has held a number of professorships at several... Read More »
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 5:30pm
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Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, a religious leader, philosopher and author of more than 30 books, will deliver two public lectures at Duke University and meet with scholars, students and local clergy March 27-29. On Tuesday, March 28, 5:30 p.m. he will deliver a 2017 Terry Sanford Distinguished Lecture, "Not... Read More »
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 5:00pm
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What is to be done with David Cronenberg? Although widely considered one of world cinema's most original and significant contemporary directors (and perhaps Canada's most famous), many critics have a difficult time describing just what sort of filmmaker he actually is. This talk argues that... Read More »
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 6:00pm
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The Rudnick lecture is proud to welcome Michael Oren, Deputy Minister for Diplomacy in the Prime Minister's Office, former Israeli ambassador to the United States, and current member of the Knesset for the Kulanu party.Michael B. Oren served as Israel's ambassador to the United States from 2009 to... Read More »
Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 3:00pm
John Hope Franklin Center Room 240 -- Ahmadieh Family Conference Hall
The North Carolina Jewish Studies Seminar presents Kata Gellen, Assistant Professor of Germanic Languages and Literature at Duke University. Gellen's main areas of research are German literary modernism, German-Jewish culture, Weimar cinema, and Austrian literature. Her manuscript, Kafka and Noise... Read More »