Events

Sep 6 2019 (All day) to Dec 21 2019 (All day)
Southbound: Photographs of and about the New South On view: September 6-December 21, 2019 The Power Plant Gallery, in collaboration with the Forum for Scholars and Publics at Duke University and the Gregg Museum of Art & Design at North Carolina State University, present Southbound: Photographs... Read More »
Nov 11 2019 (All day) to Nov 22 2019 (All day)
UNC's Center for the Study of the American South is partnering with the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke to host a series of interdisciplinary, public conversations on persistent and emerging issues in southern communities. Led by the Fall 2019 Keohane Visiting Professor Dr. Sherry Magill,... Read More »
Nov 19 2019 - 7:00pm
Charlie Thompson, Professor of the Practice of Cultural Anthropology and Documentary Studies at Duke, will present his latest book Going Over Home: A Search for Rural Justice in an Unsettled Land, for a reading and book signing at the Regulator Bookshop. Thompson will be joined in conversation by... Read More »
Nov 21 2019 - 7:00pm
Using clips from the award-winning Starz series America To Me, panelists Sandra Wilcox Conway, Ashley Kazouh, and Danita Mason-Hogans will address the myths and realities of pre-K to 12 educational opportunity in North Carolina and the possibilities for new leadership and change. This discussion is... Read More »
Dec 5 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
December 5 12-1:30pm Film screening with Lonnie Holley: THE MAN IS THE MUSIC, directed by Maris Curran and I Snuck Off the Slave Ship, directed by Lonnie Holley and Cyrus Moussavi. The screenings will be followed by Q&A with Lonnie Holley and Matt Arnett, producer and screenwriter for I Snuck... Read More »
Dec 5 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
5:30 PM Cash Bar 6 PM Program in the Lecture Hall, followed by reception "Once there was another city here and now it is gone. There are almost no traces of it anymore, but millions of us know it existed, because we lived in it: the Lost City of New York." –Pete Hamill, New York magazine Five... Read More »
Dec 14 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
December 14 3-4pm Spend an hour with a photograph on this slow tour led by current MFAEDA students at Duke. The Slow Tour is part of the programming for "Southbound: Photographs of and about the New South" on view at the Power Plant Gallery September 6-December 21, 2019. For more information on the... Read More »
Jan 24 2020 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
This panel debates the concept of care - the vast amount of laboring and affective labor - gendered and racialized - that exists (often simultaneously) in varying states of commodification and non-commodification and whose consistent performance is indispensable for survival. This care labor... Read More »
Jan 28 2020 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Tickets available 12/3/19. Darren Walker is president of the Ford Foundation, an international social justice philanthropy with a $13 billion endowment and $600 million in annual grant making. He chaired the philanthropy committee that brought a resolution to the city of Detroit's historic... Read More »