Past Events

Monday, March 18, 2019 - 11:30am
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105
Award-winning Italian author, academic, activist,and journalist, Igiaba Scegohas produced wide-ranging work that plays a vital role in current debates on Italy's colonial past, its sexist and racist legacy, and the identity of Italians of African origins. It also raises the question of fiction's... Read More »
Sunday, March 3, 2019 - 4:00pm
Rubenstein Library Breedlove Room 349
The NC Jewish Studies Seminar welcomes Martina Steer (University of Vienna) to discuss her paper "Moses Mendelssohn: A Modern Icon through the Ages."Martina Steer is a faculty member at the Vienna School of International Studies and a current Fellow at the Remarque Institute at NYU. She received... Read More »
Friday, March 1, 2019 - 9:30am
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105
Join the Franklin Humanities Institute for its new Friday morning series, tgiFHI! tgiFHI gives Duke faculty in the humanities, interpretative social sciences and arts the opportunity to present on their current research to interlocutors in their fields. A light breakfast will be served at 9am.About... Read More »
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 6:00pm
Social Sciences 139 LaBarre
J Street U brings to campus Combatants for Peace, a grassroots organization of Israelis and Palestinians that takes direct action to pursue mutual non-violence in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Each member has played a direct role in the cycle of violence in this conflict. We will be joined by... Read More »
Monday, February 25, 2019 - 6:00pm
Freeman Center for Jewish Life
The Rudnick lecture at the Duke Center for Jewish Studies welcomes Susan Silverman who will give a lecture entitled: "Pharaoh was Scared Too." Rabbi Susan Silverman will turn common suppositions on their heads in her talk about asylum seekers in Israel and the US from the perspective of Jewish... Read More »
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 6:45pm
Freeman Center for Jewish Life
Join Jewish Life at Duke as we welcome social justice and pro-Israel activist Erin Schrode to the Freeman Center. Erin will be speaking about her work which takes her around the world championing issues from the #metoo movement and environmentalism to helping Puerto Rico recover from Hurricane... Read More »
Monday, February 4, 2019 - 1:30pm
Social Sciences 139 LaBarre
February 27th @ 6 PM "Breaking the Cycle of Violence"Social Sciences 139 We're pleased to help co-sponsor this event brought by J Street U Duke: Combatants for Peace, a grassroots organization of Israelis and Palestinians that takes direct action to pursue mutual non-violence in the Israeli-... Read More »
Sunday, February 3, 2019 - 4:00pm
Rubenstein Library Breedlove Room 349
Dr. Carina Brankovic is a Research Associate in Religious Studies at the Institute of Protestant Theology, the University of Oldenburg. She was trained in Religious Studies, Protestant Theology and Jewish Studies at the University of Heidelberg, the College of Jewish Studies Heidelberg and the... Read More »
Friday, January 18, 2019 (All day)
Nasher Museum of Art Auditorium
This public conference seeks to reflect synthetically on the first decade of historical and spatial analysis of the Holocaust through the use of digital methods. What interpretive problems are illuminated by different physical, textual, and visual sources, such as physical killing sites,... Read More »
Sunday, January 13, 2019 - 3:00pm
Rubenstein Library Breedlove Room 349
The NC Jewish Studies Seminar welcomes Yair Mintzker (Princeton U.) Yair Mintzker studies the history of early modern and modern Germany, with particular interest in the Sattelzeit (1750-1850).Professor Mintzker is the author of The Defortification of the German City, 1689-1866 (New York: Cambridge... Read More »

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