Upcoming Events

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 5:30pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105
Join the Franklin Humanities Institute for a lecture by novelist, poet, essayist, literary critic, editor, North Indian classical singer and music composer Amit Chaudhuri! This event is part of our World Arts series. Do we discover the 'world' by exploring it from corner to corner and familiarising... Read More »
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 12:00pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105
Please join the Publishing Humanities Initiative at the Franklin Humanities Institute for a lunchtime event with novelist, theorist, essayist and musician Amit Chaudhuri! This event is part of our World Arts series.Literary Activism--activism that revisits and interrogates an idea of literature--... Read More »
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 6:30pm
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Duke English is proud to present Blackburn Fiction Festival! In partnership with Franklin Humanities Institute, Duke Arts, and the Rubenstein Arts Center, the Blackburn Fiction Festival will be a two-day event featuring readings from prominent fiction writers. The opening night will take place at... Read More »
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 4:30pm
Allen 314
The focus of Professor Luzzi's talk will be on how the rediscovery of Sandro Botticelli's art in general, and his recently discovered Dante drawings in particular, contributed to the race to define "the Renaissance" in 19th-century Europe. Attention will be paid to how Vasari's critical reading of... Read More »
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 7:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Ruby Lounge
Duke English is proud to present Blackburn Fiction Festival! In partnership with Franklin Humanities Institute, Duke Arts, and the Rubenstein Arts Center, the Blackburn Fiction Festival will be a two-day event featuring readings from prominent fiction writers. The festival will culminate with... Read More »
Friday, September 27, 2019 - 12:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Ruby Lounge
Drop by the Ruby on Friday at noon for a casual art talk and free lunch to learn about the behind-the-scenes aspect of the creative process, careers in the arts, and more.This is a talk, interspersed with performances, about a music project made possible by multiple inheritances: Bombay's musical... Read More »
Friday, September 27, 2019 - 4:30pm
Allen 314
Milton has long been thought of as the last great figure of the English Renaissance and Newton as the first great figure of the Enlightenment, with the poet looking backward and the natural philosopher looking forward. The reality is more complex and surprising. As Newton's unpublished manuscripts... Read More »
Monday, September 30, 2019 - 2:30pm
East Duke 108
Monique Truong is the Vietnamese American author of the bestselling, award-winning novels, The Book of Salt, Bitter in the Mouth, and The Sweetest Fruits (forthcoming September 2019). Her work has been published in fifteen countries, and her awards and honors include the PEN/Robert Bingham... Read More »
Monday, September 30, 2019 - 4:00pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105
Monique Truong is the Vietnamese American author of the bestselling, award-winning novels, The Book of Salt, Bitter in the Mouth, and The Sweetest Fruits (forthcoming September 2019). Her work has been published in fifteen countries, and her awards and honors include the PEN/Robert Bingham... Read More »
Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 1:30pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105
YONG SOON MIN, Visual ArtistTHURS, OCT 10, 20191:30pm: Conversation with Hong-An TruongAhmadieh Family Lecture Hall C105, Bay 4, Smith Warehouse6:00pm: Artist TalkHanes Art Center @ University of North Carolina at Chapel HillCosponsored by the Franklin Humanities Institute World Arts Series, Duke... Read More »

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