To understand and analyze the experiences of the historic inaugural class of students at Duke Kunshan University the Humanities Research Center (HRC) is launching a pilot project recruiting student fellows to produce regular vlogs on their experience at DKU for the Student Experience Pilot Documentary Project. Continue reading “Call for Student Vloggers for the Humanities Research Center”
Duke Kunshan University will formally launch its Humanities Research Center on September 14-15, 2018, featuring two days of lectures, discussions, and arts events on The Future of the Humanities.
The launch event features keynote speeches, roundtable discussions and seminar meetings with four distinguished visitors:
- Ding Naifei, leading scholar of feminist studies, queer theory, and Chinese culture and literature.
- Ranjana Khanna, international literary critic and theorist renowned for her work on psychoanalysis and postcolonial literature.
- Jeffrey Wasserstrom, renowned historian of modern China.
- Yan Lianke, one of contemporary China’s foremost novelists.
A select number of DKU students will be invited to participate in a one-hour seminar with one of the four distinguished visitors. Continue reading “Call for HRC Launch Event Seminar Fellows”
The Planetary Ethics and Artificial Intelligence Lab (PETAL) is recruiting six student fellows for the 2018-2019 academic year.
Students will attend lab meetings, carry out research tasks under the supervision of the co-directors, receive training in humanistic research to carry out an independent research project, and organize one student event each semsester. Continue reading “Call for PETAL Lab Student Fellows”
The DKU Humanities Research Center (HRC) invites proposals from all DKU/Duke faculty and affiliates. Proposals should be sent to Chi Zhang (email@example.com), administrative assistant for the Humanities Research Center, by the specified deadlines. Continue reading “DKU Humanities Research Center Call for Proposals”
Translation and Sustainability, the inaugural workshop of the Humanities Research Center took place on June 8-9, 2018 at Duke Kunshan University. The workshop brought together twelve international scholars working on issues related to translation and sustainability, with Greater Global China as the paradigm.
The two-day schedule consisted of a series of presentations and discussions of working papers, with the view of producing an edited collection of papers that would have an important impact in this interdisciplinary field. Continue reading “Report on the Workshop on Translation and Sustainability”
The Humanities Research Center is pleased to host its first official workshop at Duke Kunshan University, on June 8-9, 2018.
Location: Conference Center 1095 Continue reading “Workshop on Translation and Sustainability”