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September 2019

Civil War Refugee Camps: Camp “Commandants” and Black Women and Children

September 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Ahmadieh Family Conference Hall, 2204 Erwin Rd. Room 240
Durham, NC 27708 United States
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Civil War Refugee Camps

Speaker: Thavolia Glymph, Ph.D., Duke University Thavolia Glymph, professor of history and law, studies the U.S. South with a focus on nineteenth-century social history. She has published numerous articles and essays and is the author of Out of the House of Bondage: The Transformation of the Plantation Household (Cambridge University Press, 2008) and The Women's Fight: The Civil War's Battles for Home, Freedom, and Nation (Littlefield History of the Civil War Era, University of North Carolina Press, forthcoming February 2020).…

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Conversations with Duke’s Religious Life Leaders

September 18 @ 12:00 pm
Ahmadieh Family Conference Hall, 2204 Erwin Rd. Room 240
Durham, NC 27708 United States
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Fr. Michael Martin Headshot

Speaker: Fr. Michael Martin, O.F.M Conv. This conversation will feature Father Michael Martin of the Duke Catholic Center. The discussion will include the role of faith leaders, creating community, and examining religiosity on campus. Fr. Michael Martin, O.F.M. Conv was named Director of the Duke Catholic Center in August 2010 by Bishop Michael Burbidge, Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Raleigh, NC. Since 2001 Fr. Mike served as President of his high school alma mater, Archbishop Curley High School…

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Collecting the Web Collaboratively: Web Archiving and the Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation

September 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Ahmadieh Family Conference Hall, 2204 Erwin Rd. Room 240
Durham, NC 27708 United States
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Samantha Abrams

Speaker: Samantha Abrams, Columbia University Libraries Much of what we write, create, and document now exists exclusively on the web, and web archiving — the process of collecting, preserving, and providing access to web materials — is what enables individuals and organizations to build and maintain collections of these at-risk resources. In her talk, Samantha Abrams will discuss the Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation’s collaborative approach to archiving the web, and answer questions about how researchers, scholars, and practitioners across multiple…

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