Past Events

Nasher Museum of Art
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 5:00pm

Duke Professor Helen Solterer will give a talk about "In Transit: Arts & Migration Around Europe" with undergraduate students who contributed to the exhibition. This fall, the Nasher Museum... read more about In Transit: Exhibition Opening and Gallery Talk »

Nasher Museum of Art
Thursday, September 13, 2018 (All day)

An experimental installation designed by faculty and students provides context and gives significance -again - to the political talk of caravans and a "medieval" border wall. Read more about In... read more about Callot's Caravan & Cresques' Atlas, inTransit: Arts and Migration Around Europe »

Pascal Bruckner
East Duke Bldg., Pink Parlor, Duke University
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 5:00pm

For many years now, Pascal Bruckner has been one of the keenest observers of the French society if not “the West” at large. His award-winning essays and novels – from The Tears of the White Man (Le... read more about A Conversation with Pascal Bruckner, French Essayist & Novelist »

Michele Audin
East Duke Bldg., Duke University
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 5:00pm

Bring your paper and pen! MICHÈLE AUDIN from the experimental writing group OuLiPo (Ouvroir de littérature potentielle, or Workshop for Potential Literature) invites us to a ludic encounter of... read more about Geometry & Literature: Figures to Create Narratives »

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 5:00pm

Featuring the French writer and journalist (Le Monde), Marie Charrel. Organized in collaboration with Des Livres et De/ices. In-class workshop at Duke and "Jeffersonian Dinner" read more about Journalism & Fiction, A two-legged Journey »

WWI soldier
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 5:00pm

A tourney of historians coming to the Triangle to mark the centenary of the American involvement in World War One. Our partners at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in Washington have... read more about From the Front: Private Lives and Personal Letters in World War I »

Smith presentation
Old Chemistry 011, Duke University
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 12:00pm

This week Geraldine Smith, French journalist, writer, and Chapel Hill-er,  presents her latest book. Returning to Belleville where she had lived for years, she investigates how her neighborhood has... read more about Geraldine Smith & Rue Jean-Pierre Timbaud »

Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 8:00am

Co-sponsored with Art, Art History & Visual Studies; Office of the President; and Office of the Provost read more about Visit of painter Telemaque »

Macron- Le Pen candidates
Old Chemistry 011, Duke University
Monday, April 24, 2017 - 12:30pm

As we head into the last week of classes, millions of voters have gone to the polls in France on Sunday.  The first round of the presidential election marks another major test in the rise of the far... read more about L'apres-1er tour: Stakes and Consequences of the French Elections  »

Languages Building 114, West Campus
Friday, March 31, 2017 - 3:30pm

his Friday, March 31, we welcome our colleague from Florida State.  Prof Treacy  will talk on contemporary Algerian literature, on two controversial figures and their novels :  Daoud’s Meursault,... read more about Corbin Treacy on Kamel Daoud & Boualem Sansal »