Center Series

Wednesdays at the Center

Wednesdays at the Center (W@TC) is a topical weekly series in which scholars, artists, journalists, and others speak informally about their work in conversation with the audience. The series is jointly organized and presented by the John Hope Franklin Center, OASIS, and Duke Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, and coordinated by Miguel Rojas-Sotelo. All events in the series are free and open to the public. A light lunch is served – no reservations are necessary.  ………………………………………………….. W@TC SPRING

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Left of Black

Left of Black

Left of Black is a weekly webcast hosted by Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal and produced by the John Hope Franklin Center of International and Interdisciplinary Studies at Duke University. Left of Black features interviews with academics, authors, artists and others discussing cultural issues.     The show is taped on Tuesday afternoons and broadcast the following Monday at 1:30 via UStream (http://www.ustream.tv/dukeuniversity). Show are then archived at http://leftofblack.tumblr.com/ and can also be downloaded at iTunes U (http://tinyurl.com/4o3d758). Follow

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Globalization and the Artist (GATA)

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The arts have a long global history. The movement of both artists and their products reaches far back in time and over wide geographical expanses. Perhaps the difference today is that it is now hard to determine the geographical origin of a work. Styles and technologies, sites of production and sites of distribution are no longer bound by national traditions, although traditions may be among the influences. Over the course of the last decade DUCIS has taken numerous opportunities to

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Jewish Studies Seminar

Since its inception in 2001, the Duke-UNC Seminar on Jewish Studies has gained a reputation as one of the more acclaimed intellectual meeting grounds in the area, bringing together faculty, graduate students, and visiting scholars who discuss various aspects of Jewish history and culture. Monthly meetings discuss current work by either seminar members or internationally renowned guests, the papers distributed in advance for all to read. Scholars from throughout North Carolina attend, and the seminar has become the major venue

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