Fall 2018 – Wednesdays at the Center

Wednesdays at the Center (W@TC) is a topical weekly series in which scholars, artists, journalists, and others speak informally about their work in conversation with the audience. This semester the John Hope Franklin Center is proud to collaborate with partners across Duke and throughout the larger academic community to present a discipline diverse series.

Join us on Wednesdays throughout the semester from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm in the Franklin Center’s Ahmadiah Family Conference Hall, room 240. A light lunch is served at each event.

September 5, 2018 –

The Geopolitics of Conspiracy from Turkey to Trump

with Erdağ Göknar, Ph.D.

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September 12, 2018 –

By Hook or by Crook: Understanding China’s Shifting Environmental Policy Landscape

with Jackson Ewing, Ph.D.

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September 19, 2018 –

The Invisible “Jungle” of Calais

with  Eric Leleu, Vincent Joos, Ph.D., Helen Solterer, Ph.D.

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September 26, 2018 –

Radical Love: Teachings from the Islamic Mystical Tradition

with Omid Safi, Ph.D.

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October 3, 2018 –

Betraying the Spectacle

with Rashida James-Saadiya

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October 17, 2018 –

The Role of the Mexican Consulate in Bridging Gaps in North Carolina

with Consul General Remedios Gómez Arnau

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October 24, 2018 –

“It’s On” How American Mothers Are Changing the Conversation about Guns

with Kaaren Haldeman

 

October 31, 2018 –

Cultures and Languages Across the Curriculum

with Deborah Reisinger, Ph.D., Edgar Virguez, Maha Houssami, Yan Liu, Ph.D.

 

November 7, 2018 –

Lost Stages and Words: A Historical Perspective of Ottoman and Turkish Theater  

with Özlem Karadag, Özge Ertem, Ebru Nihan Celkan

 

November 14, 2018 –

Meeting Neurosurgical Disparities in East Africa: The 4Ts Approach

with Dr. Michael Haglund, M.D.

 

November 28, 2018 –

Health is Everyone’s Business: A United Nations Global Compact Platform to Address the SDG3

with Deborah Gallagher, Ph.D., Temis Coral