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Amanda Frederick

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November 2017

Looking at Scholarly Issues from Diverse Angles: Graduate Working Groups on Global Issues Panel

November 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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Grad Working Groups

Speakers: 2017-2018 International Graduate Working Groups A panel of students from selected working groups in the 2017-2018 academic year will present work they have been doing during the Fall semester and share their plans for the Spring. For the past two decades, the Duke University Center for International & Global Studies (DUCIGS) has supported the formation of interdisciplinary, student-driven working groups that meet throughout the academic year to discuss a wide range of topics on global themes. These working groups produce…

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December 2017

The Making and Measure of a Judge: The Honorable Sammie Chess Jr.

December 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Ahmadieh Family Conference Hall, 2204 Erwin Rd. Room 240
Durham, NC 27708 United States
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Judge Joe Webster

Speaker: Judge Joe L. Webster The Making and Measure of a Judge: Biography of the Honorable Sammie Chess, Jr. is the definitive biography of North Carolina’s first African American Superior Court Judge. It is a vivid historical journey of Chess’s humble beginning on the dirt floor of a tenant dwelling, in the midst of the Great Depression, in rural South Carolina. Chess’s journey continues through the Jim Crow era and the civil rights struggle as a civil rights attorney, and his rise to an…

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