Events

Saturday, November 17, 2018

(All day)

The art exhibit Visionary Aponte: Art & Black Freedom focuses on an extraordinary - and now lost - historical artifact: a "Book of Paintings" created by José Antonio Aponte, a free black... read more »

10:15AM to 12:15PM

Explore your artistic side through an informal sketching program held on the third Saturday of each month. Durham artist Rachel Goodwin leads today's program, which begins with a brief demonstration... read more »

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

6:30PM to 9:30PM

Each summer, CDS Courses (the continuing education program at CDS) offers a week-long video intensive in which students collaborate with community members to make a short documentary. Summer 2018 was... read more »

7:30PM to 9:00PM

Much of the population of rural America does not have adequate access to health care. The El Centro Family Health system in northern New Mexico covers 22,000 square miles and has a chronic shortage... read more »

Thursday, November 29, 2018

5:00PM to 6:00PM

This talk aims to explore some of the questions and debates concerning idolatry and figural representation from the beginning of Islam until today. It will focus in particular on the specific... read more »

7:00PM to 8:00PM

Join us for a talk and conversation by Hisham Matar, a writer born of Libyan parents in New York City whose memoir, The Return: Father, Soul, and the Land in Between, won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for... read more »

Friday, November 30, 2018

10:00AM to 2:30PM

The Documentary and the Middle East Conference showcases undergraduate documentary work (from the Documenting the Middle East course / AMES 204FS) at 10:00 am, followed by a light lunch. At 12:30 pm... read more »

12:00PM to 12:30PM

Lunchtime gallery tour led by photographer Bill Bamberger, Durham resident and instructor at Duke's Center for Documentary Studies, whose work is part of Across County Lines. Plan your lunch at the... read more »

6:00PM to 8:00PM

A 6 p.m. reception precedes a 7 p.m. talk and book reading by esteemed historian Ted Ownby, director of the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at the University of Mississippi. The event is co-... read more »

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

5:30PM to 7:00PM

The AAHVS Visiting Speaker Series presents a lecture with Mabel O. Wilson (Professor of Architecture, Co-Director of Global Africa Lab (GAL), Associate Director at the Institute for Research in... read more »

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