Past Events

Digital Imaginaries
Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 4:00pm

New technologies and the soaring accessibility of media production in recent decades have allowed African countries to challenge their place in the cultural world scene. Critic and curator Oulimata... read more about Digital Imaginaries in Africa »

Irma Vep Poster
Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 7:00pm

Irma Vep (Olivier Assayas, 1996, 97 min, France, Color, DCP) The first film in a three-film retrospective on Olivier Assayas hosted by the Rubenstein Arts Center. "Summer Hours (2008)" and "Clouds of... read more about Screen/Society--"Irma Vep" (Olivier Assayas, 1996) »

Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 7:00pm

"Irma Vep" (Olivier Assayas, 1996, 97 min, France, Color, DCP) Olivier Assayas's live-wire international breakthrough stars a magnetic Maggie Cheung as a version of herself: a Hong Kong action movie... read more about Screen/Society--"Irma Vep" (Olivier Assayas, 1996) »

Event Flyer
5510 Munford Road, Raleigh NC
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 7:00pm

A talk about the reception in America of the 19th century novelist by Jean-Michel Margot, Vice President of the North American Jules Verne Society. Presented by the Alliance Française.  September 24... read more about "How Jules Verne Crossed the Atlantic" at the Alliance Française  »

Event Flyer
Forum for Scholars and Publics - 011 Old Chem, West Campus, Duke University
Friday, April 19, 2019 - 12:00pm

Duke Hello, an organization providing resources to Durham's refugee population, will be hosting a roundtable conversation about community-based learning and refugees' stories. Join Duke Hello project... read more about Duke Hello: Connecting Duke and Local African Communities »

Rubenstein Arts Center, (The Cube) Studio 224
Friday, April 5, 2019 - 5:00pm

Get Ready to Move! A dance workshop on traditional dances of Francophone Africa, Friday, April 5, 5:00-6:30pm, Rubenstein Arts Center "Cube" (224). Led by Ava LaVonne Vinesett, Associate Professor... read more about Francophone Africa Dance Workshop »

East Duke Parlors
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 4:00pm

Seven years since the Arab Spring, the prospects for Middle East democracy have diminished markedly. Why? Popular forces mounted uprisings but most didn't follow through. Authoritarians regrouped... read more about The Pendulum in Motion: The Arab World between Revolution and Counterrevolution »

Hicham Alaoui Speaking at Duke
Pink Parlor, East Duke Bldg (East campus)
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 4:00pm

Provided below are Hicham Alaoui's prepared remarks. An original event description and photos from the event can be found at the bottom of the page. The Pendulum in Motion: The Arab World between... read more about The Pendulum in Motion: The Arab World between Revolution and Counterrevolution »

Hicham Alaoui
Rubenstein Library Carpenter Conference Room 249 Duke University West Campus
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 4:00pm

You are cordially invited to join Hicham Alaoui for a tea/coffee conversation with students and faculty on Wednesday, March 27 starting at 4 p.m. This conversation will occur the day prior to his ... read more about A Conversation with Hicham Alaoui »

Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater
Monday, March 25, 2019 - 7:00pm

Film Screening: "Les rendez-vous d'Anna" (Chantal Akerman, 1978, 127 min, France/Belgium, French with English subtitles, color, DCP) -- Introduced by Camille Chanod (Romance Studies) In one of... read more about Screen/Society--"Les rendez-vous d'Anna" (1978) | Chantal Akerman | New Restoration »

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