Upcoming Events and Lectures

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 4:00pm
Rubenstein 349
Guest Lecturer: Rita Chin, Professor, Department of History - University of Michigan "Europe and the Crisis of Multiculturalism" Rita Chin
Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 9:00am
Carpenter Conference Room - Perkins 249
Religion & Philosophy in Germany: 1918-1933 Interdisciplinary Symposium * This event  will begin at 9:00 a.m.  and run until  5:00 p.m. on both days
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 1:45pm
IAH (Institute for Arts & Humanities), Seminar Room - UNC Campus
Françoise Meltzer with a response by Annabel Wharton This talk will focus on the destruction of Germany by the Allies, seen in heretofore unpublished photographs taken in 1945-6. The talk will pose the question, among others, of how the gaze is constructed to view these photos of disaster, and of... Read More »
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 4:45pm
Sanford School -- Rubenstein Hall, Room 153
Francois Meltzer, chair of the Department of Comparative Literature and professor in the Divinity School and the College at the University of Chicago, will give a talk entitled "When Words Fail: Images of Germany at the End of WWII." Professor Annabel Wharton (Duke, Art, Art History & Visual... Read More »
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 7:30pm
Pink Parlors - East Duke Campus
Speaker: Christina Weiler - " Johann Gottfried Herder and Metaphors of Environmental Empathy"
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 7:30pm
Pink Parlors - Duke East Campus
Speaker: Eric Downing, " Walter Benjamin: Child Reading"
Monday, March 5, 2018 - 7:30pm
Pink Parlors - Duke East Campus
Speaker: Priscilla Layne - "Wenn eine Eisbärin spräche, könnten wir verstehen?: Animals, Fantasy, Race and Gender in Intercultural Writing"
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 7:30pm
Pink Parlors - Duke East Campus
Speaker: Christoph Schaub - " Making Proletarian Worlds: Internationalist World Literature and Montage Aesthetics in the Republic"