Events

Saturday, February 1, 2020 - 9:00am

We are fast approaching the date for Duke's first Global Game Jam! The GGJ is a 48-hour game development challenge held January 31st-February 2nd at the Duke Game Lab, Link Classroom 6. The GGJ allows participants of every experience level to explore the development process in a collaborative and... read more about Global Game Jam »

Sunday, February 2, 2020 - 9:00am

We are fast approaching the date for Duke's first Global Game Jam! The GGJ is a 48-hour game development challenge held January 31st-February 2nd at the Duke Game Lab, Link Classroom 6. The GGJ allows participants of every experience level to explore the development process in a collaborative and... read more about Global Game Jam »

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 12:00pm
Old Chemistry 011

Join us for a public talk with Chaédria LaBouvier, curator of the celebrated exhibit, "Basquiat's Defacement: The Untold Story," at the Guggenheim, which showcased artworks by Basquiat and others created in response to the police killing of the young artist Michael Stewart. LaBouvier will explore... read more about Curating Basquiat »

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 12:00pm
Classroom Building, Room 101

Join us for a conversation with Kimberly Whalen, president of The Whalen Agency, representing bestselling authors of romance and general fiction. Light refreshments served. read more about UNSUITABLE #27: What Does a Literary Agent Actually Do? »

Friday, February 7, 2020 - 10:00am

What maps are made by the traces of our everyday lives? Where does service-learning take place and how can faculty members help students critically engage with place? This workshop uses mapping and critical reflection to explore the ways each of us intersects with the many layers of Durham's... read more about Critical Cartography of Space and Place »

Friday, February 7, 2020 - 12:00pm
Classroom Building, Room 101

Ever been intrigued by an image, a painting, a document? Might such inanimate objects have their own agency? Do they create webs of meaning through people who seek to understand them? Explore with David Morgan, Professor of Religious Studies at Duke, how to study objects - historical or... read more about Material Objects, Their Meanings & the People Drawn to Them A MicroWorlds Workshop: Actor-Network Theory »

Monday, February 10, 2020 - 6:30pm
Classroom Building, Room 101

Newly discovered material from the High Court of the Holy Roman Empire provides a point of departure for understanding the overlap of Jewish and Christian societies in Medieval and early modern history. It also highlights the variety of Jewish experiences in early modern daily life. We will use... read more about Microhistory of a Jewish Community »

Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 1:15pm
Friedl 225

This seminar will explore how "reality" is represented in various forms of documentaries (video, podcasting, and comics). It will provide insights into documentary production, ethics, and production cultures. There will be a short presentation followed by an open discussion on the intersections of... read more about Conversations on Documentary: How Form Influences Function »

Monday, February 17, 2020 - 4:30pm
Classroom Building, Room 101

Historians study documents and objects left from the past. They call these items primary sources. In this workshop, we will learn and practice some essential tools for engaging primary sources. Our goal in these exercises will be not to interpret the documents at hand, but rather to craft... read more about Doing History: Analyzing Primary Sources with Shahrazad Shareef »

Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 7:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater

**WEATHER ANNOUNCEMENT**: there is a forecast of snow in Durham on the date of this screening. Please monitor Duke University's Emergency Status web page (http://emergency.duke.edu), as our screening will be canceled *if* Duke University activates its "Severe Weather & Emergency Conditions... read more about Screen/Society--"Fear Of Fear" (1975) | Rainer Werner Fassbinder | BrainCultures Series »

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