Upcoming Events and Lectures

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 7:30pm
Pink Parlors - Duke East Campus
Speaker: Eric Downing, " Walter Benjamin: Child Reading"
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 12:00pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105
Please join the Franklin Humanities Institute for the first event in its Monument series. This event is free and open to the public; a light lunch will be served at 11:30am. Please be so kind as to RSVP for our catering numbers through the FHI Facebook page (www.facebook.com/events/342451599571925... Read More »
Friday, March 2, 2018 - 9:30am
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105
Seven scholars from Cardiff University and Duke University will present work intended to facilitate discussion on how scholars from the humanities can most productively engage with work in the social and natural sciences. Some of the talks will focus explicitly on methodological questions (... Read More »
Friday, March 2, 2018 - 10:00am
Duke Campus
This talk will be organized by Rob Mitchell's Center for Interdisciplinary Studies and Cultural Theory and co-sponsored by Duke German *more  information forthcoming *Time subject to change  
Monday, March 5, 2018 - 7:30pm
Rubenstein 349 - West Campus
Speaker: Priscilla Layne - "Wenn eine Eisbärin spräche, könnten wir verstehen?: Animals, Fantasy, Race and Gender in Intercultural Writing"
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 5:30pm
Dey Hall - Toy Lounge - UNC Campus
Friday, March 23, 2018 - 3:30pm
Dey Hall 314 - UNC Campus
There will be a seminar designed for graduate students given by both Eckart Goebel and Leif Weatherby. More information will be forthcoming.  Stay tuned!    
Friday, April 6, 2018 - 1:30pm
Duke University Campus
This symposium will be with two  lectures and a roundtable discussion. Co-organized by Dr. Kata Gellen, Dr. Cate Reilly, Dr. Christoph Schaub and Dr. Saskia Ziolkowski  More precise information will be forthcoming.   Stay tuned!
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"