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Crossing Borders: Experience, Scholarship, and Art

April 17, 2016

On March 30, 2016, the Forum for Scholars and Publics was privileged to host a discussion about the Dominican Republic and Haiti, featuring Évelyne Trouillot, Edward Paulino, and Samantha Galarza, and moderated by Duke doctoral student Nehanda... more

Talking About War, Veterans, and Society's Responsibility

April 3, 2016

On March 8, 2016, the Forum for Scholars and Publics hosted a panel discussion entitled, “Veterans Observed/Veterans Observing.” Panelists brought different frameworks and experiences to the table: Zoë Wool, a cultural anthropologist who recently... more

What is Brussels? Laurent Dubois puts terror attack in context.

March 23, 2016

Over the past couple of years, we've held several discussions at the Forum for Scholars and Publics about global terrorism.

Marco Werman and Alex Harris in Conversation

February 2, 2016

On Thursday, November 5, Duke alumnus Marco Werman, journalist and host of Public Radio International’s show, “The World,” and Alex Harris, Duke University professor and acclaimed documentary photographer, looked back at Werman’s early work in... more

PRACTICE: Listening to Nathaniel Mackey and Abdullah Ibrahim in Conversation

November 24, 2015

Tsitsi Jaji is Associate Research Professor in the Department of English at Duke University, where she teaches courses on African American, African and Caribbean expressive cultures and exchanges among them throughout the global black world. Her... more

Ana Tijoux's Passion and Creativity: An educator reflects on music and empowerment

October 19, 2015

On Thursday, October 8, the Forum for Scholars and Publics partnered with Duke Performances to host a conversation between French-Chilean musician/activist

Welcome to our Blog!

September 30, 2015

This fall, we're excited to launch this new feature of our public scholarship programs at the FSP. What will you find under this heading, "Blog"? It will, like everything we do, be very much defined by the wonderfully creative collaborators who... more

How Do We Make Sense of a Place?

September 23, 2015

How do we make sense of a place?


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