Dwayne Dixon, a graduate student in cultural anthropology at Duke, recently donated a treasure trove of new titles to his zine collection part of the Sallier Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture.
The Center for African and African American Research
has been awarded a major NEH grant for the support of our John Hope Franklin Young Scholars Program. Next year’s program will be called “Crafting Freedom,” concerning now African-American craftspeople managed to secure their own and their families’ manumission and make a living under the oppressive circumstances of the antebellum South.
Hot Spot Issue of the Journal of Cultural Anthropology
CA professor Ralph Litzinger co-edits and contributes an essay on a
Hot Spot issue of the journal of Cultural Anthropology on the recent wave of self-immolations in Tibet.
Professor Ralph Litzinger is the recipient of the DukeEngage Excellence in Mentoring Award (for Faculty/Staff Mentors of Independent Students)
"Reflections of a Major Leaguer: A Conversation with Doug Glanville"
Thursday, March 15, 6 pm Pink Parlor, East Duke Duke Building
Doug Glanville played for the Chicago Cubs and Philadelphia Phillies. He
is now an ESPN baseball commentator as well as writing for the New York
Times and CNN.com. He is the author of the recent book The Game From
Where I Stand," and lives in Raleigh with his wife and three children.
Co-sponsored by the Department of Cultural Anthropology, the Center for
African and African American Research, and the Franklin Humanities
Institute Working Group on Sport.