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October 2017

“So You Want to Go to Grad School?” USP Panel Discussion with Grad/Prof Unis

October 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
John Hope Franklin Center, Ahmadieh Family Conference Hall RM 240, 2204 Erwin Road
Durham, 27708
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USP Breakfast Thurs. October 5

October 5 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Join the University Scholars for a our first USP Breakfast of the fall semester Thursday, October 5!  Start the day off right at the Edge Kitchen (aka Lounge) in Bostock Library to grab some fruit, a bagel, and say hello or hang out with fellow Unis for longer to talk about anything ranging from the (seemingly) mundane to the esoteric.

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USP Seminar Wednesday, Oct. 18, 7-9 pm, Franklin Center

October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
John Hope Franklin Center, Ahmadieh Family Conference Hall RM 240, 2204 Erwin Road
Durham, 27708
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November 2017

USP Breakfast Thurs. November 2

November 2 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Join the University Scholars for a our second USP Breakfast of the fall semester Thursday, November 2!  Start the day off right at the Edge Kitchen (aka Lounge) in Bostock Library to grab some fruit, a bagel, and say hello or hang out with fellow Unis for longer to talk about anything ranging from the (seemingly) mundane to the esoteric.

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‘Fire at Sea’: Migration, Transit and Outcomes in the Mediterranean, Thurs. Nov. 2, Smith Warehouse Bay 4

November 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
FHI Garage, Smith Warehouse – Bay 4, 114 South Buchanan Blvd.
Durham, 27708
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The University Scholars are joining the Rubenstein Library's Human Rights Archive and the Duke Human Rights Center @FHI for a special film screening, photo exhibition, and post-film discussion, Thursday, November 2, from 7:00 - 9:00 pm at the Franklin Humanities Institute in Smith Warehouse, Bay 4, C105 - Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall. The first documentary to ever win the top award at the Berlin International Film Festival, Fire at Sea takes place in Lampedusa, a once peaceful Mediterranean island that has become a major entry point for African refugees into Europe. There, we meet Samuele, a 12-year-old boy who lives simply, climbing rocks by the shore and playing with his slingshot. Yet nearby we also witness thousands of men, women, and children trying to survive the crossing from Africa in boats that are too small for such a journey. Filmmaker Gianfranco Rose masterfully places these realities side by side, and in so doing creates a remarkable third narrative that jolts us into a new understanding of what is really happening in the Mediterranean today. The screening will be accompanied by an exhibit of works by photographer Darrin Zammit Lupi, who will participate in a post-screening discussion. Free and open to the public. Co-sponsored by the Forum for Scholars and…

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USP Seminar Wednesday, Nov. 15, 7-9 pm, Franklin Center

November 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
John Hope Franklin Center, Ahmadieh Family Conference Hall RM 240, 2204 Erwin Road
Durham, 27708
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USP Seminar Tuesday, Nov. 28, 7-9 pm, Franklin Center

November 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
John Hope Franklin Center, Ahmadieh Family Conference Hall RM 240, 2204 Erwin Road
Durham, 27708
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