Spring Breakthrough

Spring Breakthrough
Kristine Stiles, France Family Professor of Art, Art History and Visual Studies will be leading a course in Trauma in Art, Literature, and Film as part of Duke University's Spring Breakthrough courses program:


WHAT is Spring Breakthrough?

Five-day seminars taught by some of Duke’s most engaging professors. These courses, and all meals and materials, are 100% free. There are no pre-reqs, grades, or credits. Participation will be noted on transcripts.

WHO is it for?

Duke sophomores and first-year students before they declare a major.


(Spring Break 2017) Sunday, March 12, through Thursday, March 16. Courses generally run from mid-morning through afternoon.

WHERE will it take place?

On campus, with possible field trips. Stay in your residence hall!

HOW do I sign up?

Rolling registration starts Nov 7. First come, first serve. The only expectation is that you attend and engage with the group.


To encourage you to indulge an intellectual interest just for the fun of it. You never know where it might take you.