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March 2017

PINKS: Social Justice and Filmmaking in South Korea

March 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Ahmadieh Family Conference Hall, 2204 Erwin Rd. Room 240
Durham, NC 27708 United States
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Speakers: PINKS Cooperative The Academy of Korean Studies, Duke Korean Forum, Asian Pacific Studies Center, Duke’s Program in Arts of the Moving Image in collaboration with the Department of Asian and Middle East Studies will host four South Korean members of the film cooperative ‘PINKS’. The PINKS cooperative creates films that advocate for sexual minorities and workers’ rights as well as investigating state violence. This panel will discuss PINKS work and the Korean film industry more broadly. This presentation is…

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April 2017

Iraqi Pioneer Art

April 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Ahmadieh Family Conference Hall, 2204 Erwin Rd. Room 240
Durham, NC 27708 United States
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Speaker: Dr. Nedda Ibrahim   The Iraqi Pioneer Art era began in the 1930s and flourished throughout the mid-century until its abrupt end in the 1990s. Dr. Ibrahim's presentation will introduce the main pioneer artists of the movement, focus on the Iraqi diaspora’s artists, and on the impact of the current political situation towards the future of Iraq's cultural heritage. Dr. Ibrahim's grandfather, Mohammed Saleh Zeki, and uncle, Zaid Saleh Zeki, were both active in the Iraqi Pioneer art movement…

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Graduate Working Groups on Global Issues

April 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Ahmadieh Family Conference Hall, 2204 Erwin Rd. Room 240
Durham, NC 27708 United States
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Speakers: Representatives from the 2016 - 2017 International Graduate Working Groups Duke graduate students will join in a panel to share interesting aspects of their topical working groups. Duke University's Center for International & Global Studies (DUCIGS) sponsors graduate working groups researching global issues. These interdisciplinary groups, each comprised of students from an array of graduate programs and professional schools, meet several times per semester to discuss topics with a global focus and to share their research. During the 2016…

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