Upcoming Events

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 5:00pm
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The Department of English at Duke University is pleased to present Blackburn Festival: The Mackey Sessions, a multi-day multi-venue poetry festival centered around music and myth in the work of Nate Mackey. 5-6pm - Welcome reception 6-8pm - Opening night reading featuring Fred Moten & Ed... Read More »
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 10:00am
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The Department of English at Duke University is pleased to present Blackburn Festival: The Mackey Sessions, a multi-day multi-venue poetry festival centered around music and myth in the work of Nate Mackey. In partnership with the Vice Provost for the Arts, the Franklin Humanities Center,... Read More »
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 2:00pm
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The Department of English at Duke University is pleased to present Blackburn Festival: The Mackey Sessions, a multi-day multi-venue poetry festival centered around music and myth in the work of Nate Mackey. In partnership with the Vice Provost for the Arts, the Franklin Humanities Center,... Read More »
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 8:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Ruby Lounge
The Department of English at Duke University is pleased to present Blackburn Festival: The Mackey Sessions, a multi-day multi-venue poetry festival centered around music and myth in the work of Nate Mackey. The Ruby Lounge 8 - 10PM - Keynote reading & music accompaniment (Followed by reception... Read More »
Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 12:00pm
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The Department of English at Duke University is pleased to present Blackburn Festival: The Mackey Sessions, a multi-day multi-venue poetry festival centered around music and myth in the work of Nate Mackey. Coltrane-Centric Poetry with music accompaniment & Farewell Brunch In partnership with... Read More »
Sunday, October 14, 2018 - 3:00pm
John Hope Franklin Center, Ahmadieh Family Conference Hall, Room 240
The Jewish Studies Seminar welcomes Benjamin Braude for a paper entitled "Sanhedrin on the Sistine Ceiling: Challenging the Conventions of Western Civilization." Professor Braude (Boston College) teaches courses on the Middle East and on European-Middle Eastern relations. In addition to those... Read More »
Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 3:00pm
John Hope Franklin Center, Ahmadieh Family Conference Hall, Room 240
The Jewish Studies Seminar is proud to welcome Sara Lipton (Stonybrook University). Lipton's work focuses on religious identity and experience, Jewish-Christian relations, and art and culture in the high and later Middle Ages (11th-15th centuries). She is interested in the relationship between... Read More »
Sunday, November 18, 2018 - 3:00pm
John Hope Franklin Center, Ahmadieh Family Conference Hall, Room 240
Professor Krutikov (U Michigan) is currently working on a study of the Soviet Yiddish author Der Nister, A Witness to the People: Der Nister and Soviet Yiddish Literature under Stalin, 1929-1949. His other research projects explore literary representations of the urban spaces of Kiev, Vilnius, and... Read More »