Superdeep #6: “Seized by Eros: Desire, Voyeurism, and Inquiry in Herodotus’ Gyges Tale” (Lindsay Mahon Rathnam) | Thu, Jan 27, 7pm

 

Thu, Jan 27, 2022, 7pm CST
IB 2026 | Zoom 69 79 89 79 69

Spring 2022 continues Superdeep: Lindsay Mahon Rathnam (Assistant Professor of Political Theory) is going to discuss with us her work on being “Seized by Eros: Desire, Voyeurism, and Inquiry in Herodotus’ Gyges Tale“, which forms part of Prof. Mahon Rathnam’s forthcoming monograph.

As always, everyone is welcome to join; no prior knowledge of philosophy is required. However, due to current Covid-19 campus regulations in-person attendance will have to be limited to 20 participants.

And, as always, snacks and refreshments will be served at the meeting.

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For more information on DKU’s Superdeep workshop,
see https://sites.duke.edu/dkuhumanities/superdeep/
or contact Nathan Hauthaler.

Superdeep #5: Un prophète (Audiard 2009) | Conversation with Moritz Hauthaler | Tue, Dec 7, 6:30pm, IB 1008

Join us for our next Superdeep workshop session this Tue, Dec 7, 6:30pm: continuing to explore themes from Superdeep #4 (“Dreams in Philosophy & in Film”, with Weifan Mo) we are going to have a streaming of Jacques Audiard’s acclaimed Un prophète (2009). Following the streaming we will have a brief conversation about the film with Moritz Hauthaler (independent filmmaker, theater director, curator based in Berlin & Salzburg; artistic production manager at Salzburg Festival).

The in-person screening will begin at 6:30pm in IB Auditorium (IB 1008); due to current Covid-19 campus regulations attendance will be limited to 20 participants max. The following conversation with Moritz Hauthaler will be held via Zoom (ID 69 79 89 79 69).

As always, everyone is welcome to join; no prior knowledge of philosophy (or film) is required.

And, as always, snacks and refreshments will be served at the meeting.

Season Finale! Third Space Lab Brown Bag Lunch Research Talk: Laura Davies

You are cordially invited to attend the TSL Brown Bag Lunch Research Talk season finale by Laura Davies on Intercultural engagement at Duke Kunshan University: an evaluation of first year student experience and perception in times of restricted mobility at 3:30 pm on Friday Dec. 10th, 2021 (China Standard Time).

Location: CC 1095
Zoom link will be sent to remote participants. Snacks and bubble tea provided—please be sure to RSVP.

Please RSVP by 5 pm China Standard Time Thursday Dec. 9th :
https://duke.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_emtkQQxi79lt4Fg

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Superdeep #4: “Dreams in Philosophy & in Film” (Weifan Mo) | Thu, Nov 25, 6:30pm

Thu, Nov 25, 2021, 6:30pm CST; screening 8:10pm CST

IB 2026 | Zoom 69 79 89 79 69

Join us for our next session with DKU’s Superdeep workshop for philosophically-minded or -interested students & projects. Weifan (Michelle) Mo (’23, Ethics & Leadership (Philosophy)) is going to share with us her current work on “Dreams in Philosophy & in Film“.
Following our discussion we will screen Ingmar Bergman‘s 1957 Wild Strawberries (starting at 8:10pm in IB Auditorium, IB 1008), parts of which inform Michelle’s work.

As always, everyone is welcome to join; no prior knowledge of philosophy (or film) is required.

And, as always, snacks and refreshments will be served at the meeting.

 

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Black or black?

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Presented by Freedom Lab

Friday, December 3rd
Time: 9PM (China Time)
Zoom: 261 330 4845

Speaker: Elizabeth Walcott-Hackshaw

Elizabeth Walcott-Hackshaw is a Professor of French Literature at The University of the West Indies (St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago). She is both an award-winning fiction writer as well as widely-known scholar of the French Caribbean. Her fiction books include such titles as Four Taxis Facing North (2007) and Mrs. B (2014). She has edited such books as Border Crossings: A Trilingual Anthology of Caribbean Women Writers (2011), Echoes of the Haitian Revolution (2008), and Reinterpreting the Haitian Revolution and Its Cultural Aftershocks (2006). In 2021, she published a biography of the poet Aime Cesaire.

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Africa for the Africans: A History of Self-Determination before Decolonization

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Presented by Freedom Lab

Friday, November 26, 2021
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: CC1103
Zoom: 261 330 4845

Speaker: Prof. Adom Getachew

Adom Getachew is the Neubauer Family Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago. She has published numerous academic articles on topics related to political sovereignty, the Haitian Revolution, Pan-Africanism, and postcolonial/anti-colonial thought. Her work has also appeared in such famous periodicals as Dissent, Boston Review, the Nation. Her most recent book is titled World Making After Empire: The Rise and Fall of Self-Determination (2019). A highly acclaimed rethinking of the Pan-African movement, the book won the W.E.B. Du Bois Distinguished Book Award from the National Council of Black Political Scientists as well as the Best Theory Book Award from the International Studies Association.

Third Space Lab Brown Bag Lunch Research Talk: ZHANG Minghao (Rainie)

November 19, 2021
Noon-1pm (China Time)

You are cordially invited to attend the TSL Brown Bag Lunch Research Talk by ZHANG Minghao (Rainie) on The Fallacy of Fossilized Language Learners: An updated understanding of fossilization and a longitudinal case study of an advanced adult learner of Mandarin at noon on Friday Nov. 19th, 2021 (China Standard Time).

Location: CC 1095. Zoom link will be sent to remote participants. Bring your own lunch and enjoy the talk! Snacks and bubble tea provided—please be sure to RSVP.

Please RSVP by 5 pm China Standard Time Thursday Nov. 18th :
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Superdeep #3: “Tongqi Marriage & Epistemic Injustice (Yao Jingying) | Tue, Nov 16, 7pm

Tue, Nov 16, 2021, 7pm CST

IB 2026 | Zoom 69 79 89 79 69

Join us for our third session with DKU’s Superdeep workshop for philosophically-minded or -interested students & projects. This time Yao Jingying (Cecilia) (’22, Ethics & Leadership (Philosophy)) is going to share with us her work on “Tongqi Marriage & Epistemic Injustice“.
Everyone is welcome to join; no prior knowledge of philosophy is required.

Snacks and refreshments will be served at the meeting.

 

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The Thursday Night Tea Research Group|DISSENSUS

November 18, 2021

8-9pm CST
Zoom ID 298 656 1787
(Online only!)

In the second to last event of the Thursday Night Tea Series we welcome one of the most provocative scholars on translation, Prof. Jon Solomon, to give a talk on the modern regime of translation and the crisis of the outside. Working (and translating) between Chinese, French, English, and Japanese, his publications have focused on the biopolitics of translation, developing a critique of the disciplinary divisions of the Humanities in their relation to the economic and political divisions of the postcolonial world.

This is a unique opportunity to interact with this one-of-a-kind thinker. All are welcome to join!

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