Logistical Visions: Blockchains, Supply Chains, and Anthropological Claims in the Anthropocene

Monday, November 27, 2017
A talk by Bill Maurer Dean, School of Social Sciences Professor, Anthropology and Law Director, Institute for Money, Technology, and Financial Inclusion University of California, Irvine Monday, November 27, 2017 1:30 - 3:00PM 225 Friedl Building, East Campus Without using the word,... Read More »

Video of recent Donna Haraway talk: Making OddKin: Telling Stories for Earthly Survival

Thursday, November 2, 2017
Video of October 26, 2017  talk by Donna Haraway Watch:  Making OddKin: Telling Stories for Earthly Survival Multispecies environmental and reproductive justice must be practiced against human exceptionalism and in resistance to colonial capitalist divisions of species, landscapes,... Read More »

What is ‘ethical development’ in today’s globalized world?

Monday, July 17, 2017
The Kenan Institute Good Question series. Charlie Piot:  What is 'ethical development' in today's globalized world?  Read more.

Faces of Time: The Braceros of Ciudad Juarez

Friday, June 23, 2017
"I had no intention of doing portraits. As Professor Poncho Herrera and I walked up to the group of octogenarians demonstrating quietly in Benito Juárez Park in the middle of the city I had only asked in Spanish if I might make some photographs. I meant... Read More »

Emma Wright: Walking Solo on the Appalachian Trail

Friday, May 12, 2017

Cultural Anthropology major Gabi Weiss awarded a Winfred Quinton Holton Prize

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Gabi Weiss, cultural anthropology major and senior thesis writers, has been awarded a Winfred Quinton Holton Prize for Educational Research by Duke's Program in Education. Gabi's project considers the impacts of elite education on students, finding that the pressure to always succeed... Read More »

Cultural Anthropology major Ashlyn Nuckols named 2017 Beinecke Scholar

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Duke University junior Ashlyn Nuckols is among 20 students nationwide selected as 2017 Beinecke Scholars. The Beinecke Scholarship supports students of exceptional promise as they attend the graduate school of their choice. Beinecke recipients receive $4,000 in their senior year of undergraduate... Read More »

Energy Initiative Awards Seven New Seed Grants

Friday, April 28, 2017
Research projects that explore new possibilities for energy storage, reliability, and sustainable development will receive funding in 2017 from the Duke University Energy Initiative’s Energy Research Seed Fund. Seven projects involving 14 faculty members were selected to receive a total of $240,... Read More »
Some Duke Faculty Rally for Better Pay

Some Duke Faculty Rally for Better Pay

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Bookbag: AAAS/CULANTH 333S The Wire

Monday, March 6, 2017
Television isn’t a standard jumping-off point for an academic course. But The Wire, the acclaimed HBO series that ran from 2002 through 2008 and that Entertainment Weekly ranked as the best-ever TV show, isn’t standard television. Its layered, engrossing depiction of Baltimore—informed by creator... Read More »