Upcoming Events

Laura Lieber, “Bodies of Knowledge: Recovering the Lost Drama of the Early Synagogue” Please join the Franklin Humanities Institute for its Friday morning series, tgiFHI! tgiFHI gives Duke faculty… read more about Laura Lieber, "Bodies of Knowledge: Recovering the Lost Drama of the Early Synagogue" »

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“The whole world, all of it, is a narrow bridge; the essential thing is not to be afraid.”  This saying, attributed to the 18th century Polish Jewish mystic, Rabbi Nachman of Breslov, was set to… read more about All the World is a Narrow Bridge »

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This session offers an introduction to the work of poetry and the poetry of work. We’ll read some of Virgil’s Georgics, written in 29 BCE, and think together about how the poem's engagement with the… read more about The Way Should Not Be Easy »

“Environmental Aesthetics: Tracing a Latent Image” This lecture and Q&A will be held remotely on Zoom. There will be a Zoom invitation sent on the day of the event read more about Works in Progress - Inga Pollmann - German & CMPL, UNC »

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UNC Chapel Hill, Hamilton Hall, Room 569

In the spirit of communist internationalism, Eastern Bloc regimes provided ample opportunities for children, teenagers, and students to travel and become acquainted with their peers from other… read more about NCGS: FDJ-ler Make New Friends: International Youth Exchanges in the Eastern Bloc, 1972-1989 »

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More about this session and a registration link will be shared in the weeks to come. Stay tuned! read more about I, Too, Sing America: How Poets Help Us Think About Race »

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Online

Please join the Franklin Humanities Institute for its Friday morning series, tgiFHI!tgiFHI gives Duke faculty in the humanities, interpretative social sciences and arts the opportunity to present… read more about Henry Pickford »

Karina Griffith - University of Toronto/UdK Berlin This lecture and Q&A will be held remotely on Zoom. There will be a Zoom invitation sent on the day of the event.   read more about The Black German Studies and Critical Race Theory Workshop Series  »

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UNC Chapel Hill, Fedex Global Education Center, Room 003

Antisemitism seems to be on the rise, in Germany and elsewhere. However, the scope of this rise, its reason, its agents and last but not least its meaning, as well as the political consequences to be… read more about New NCGS Series “CHALLENGING CONVERSATIONS”: On Numbers and Feelings: Antisemitism in Germany Today »

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Join a conversation about the myriad ways in which we talk about and around food and culture, especially as it pertains to Asian foodways – what are some frameworks for talking about food, and the… read more about I Eat, Therefore I Am: East Asian Food Cultures »

Vance Byrd - Grinnell College This lecture and Q&A will be held remotely on Zoom. There will be a Zoom invitation sent on the day of the event.   read more about The Black German Studies and Critical Race Theory Workshop Series »

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Igiaba Scego’s “Sausages” (“Salsicce,” 2003) is a prize-winning, 12-page story about a woman who considers how eating sausage would affect her identities, as Italian, Somali, Sunni, and Black. We… read more about Visions of Community & Racism (via Italy) »

“The World as War: Schopenhauer's Politics”   This lecture and Q&A will be held remotely on Zoom. There will be a Zoom invitation sent on the day of the event read more about Works in Progress - Jakob Norberg - German, Duke »

Title will be sent in early March and the paper will be pre-circulated one week before the event. This lecture and Q&A will be held remotely on Zoom. There will be a Zoom invitation sent on the… read more about (DIS) UNITY Workshop Series - Professor Sabine Hake »

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UNC Chapel Hill, HM 569

Moderation: KONRAD H. JARAUSCH   I  UNC-Chapel Hill, Department of History Co-Convener: UNC-Chapel Hill, Peace, War and Defense Curriculum read more about NCGS: Feeding War: Nutrition, Health, and National Belonging in Germany, 1914-1924 »

This will be a  professionalization workshop, geared for graduate students, on the subject of academic journal entries. Title will be sent in early March and the paper will be pre-circulated one… read more about (DIS) UNITY Workshop Series »