Working Groups

Interdisciplinary Consortium Working Groups

Established in 1990, the Working Groups program provides an environment in which to foster graduate student mentorship, promote inter-disciplinary collaboration, and encourage the production and dissemination of new knowledge. The Working Group format is usually structured around monthly discussion/study sessions, public talks, and workshops, often with invited guest speakers. Membership in Working Groups consists of UNC-Duke faculty and graduate students representing the social sciences, humanities and the professional schools. Each academic year the Consortium supports a number of Working Groups with funds from the Andrew W. Mellon endowment.

Proposing a new Working Group

Tools for existing Working Groups

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Exploring Wellbeing

Exploring Wellbeing: Human-environment relations in indigenous and Afro-descendant communities Coordinated...
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Immigration, Illegality, and Citizenship

Immigration, lllegality, and Citizenship in the Americas Coordinated by: Prof....
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Latin American Politics

The Travails of Democracy in Latin America  Coordinated by Prof....
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Transnational Bodies

Transnational Bodies: Disability, Illness, and Health in Latin America Coordinated...
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