"Living with Grace" a film by Alexis Ligon

Monday, October 21, 2019
Living with Grace Alexis Ligon Cultural Anthropology graduate student 2019 | 24 min | USA Director in Attendance Can exercise be a kind of medicine? Grace, the filmmaker’s mother, has been living with various cancers for 19 years. During that time, as a way of mastering her illnesses, she... Read More »
Race: past, present, and future

Race: Past, Present, and Future

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
The event will be a conversation exploring the ways in which, over time, different fields conceptualize, interpret, and utilize the race concept. 
Christine Folch

A Duke Anthropologist Takes on the Politics of the Itaipu Dam, on the Border of Brazil and Paraguay

Monday, September 30, 2019
Christine Folch examines water and energy politics that center on the Itaipu Dam at the border of Brazil and Paraguay. Read more...  

Turkey’s Crackdown on Academics Represses History Once Again

Tuesday, July 16, 2019
In support of Ayse Gul Altinay. Turkey’s Crackdown on Academics Represses History Once Again A campaign of silencing and prosecution is creating a vacuum at a pivotal moment. By Brennan Cusack Ms. Cusack, a journalist, was based in Cairo and Istanbul from 2017 to 2018. https://www... Read More »


Tuesday, July 16, 2019  
Statement of Support for Ayşe Gül Altinay

Statement of Support for Ayşe Gül Altinay

Friday, May 24, 2019
The Turkish government is prosecuting hundreds of academics who signed a petition by a group called "Academics for Peace" advocating a peaceful solution to the Kurdish conflict. It is part of the on-going crackdown on free expression and speech in the country. A beloved academic and renowned... Read More »
The Fixer: Visa Lottery Chronicles

The Fixer: Visa :Lottery Chronicles

Thursday, April 25, 2019    
Senior Seminar Presentations Graduation with Distinction

Senior Seminar Presentations

Monday, April 22, 2019
Senior Seminar Thesis Presentations Room 225  Friedl Building, East Campus 1:30-3:00PM Lunch will be provided  Please join us to celebrate our senior thesis writers! Erick Daniel Aguilar: A Home of Our Own: Social Reproduction of a Precarious, Migrant Class Margaret... Read More »
Orin Starn and Miguel La Serna book reading and signing

The Shining Path: Love, Madness and Revolution in the Andes

Thursday, April 11, 2019
The Regulator welcomes Orin Starn and Miguel La Serna for a book reading and signing of The Shining Path: Love, Madness, and Revolution in the Andes.  The Shining Path tells the gripping history of the unlikely Maoist rebellion that nearly took power in Peru before its final defeat. ... Read More »