Ege Duman, a 2nd year DKU undergraduate recently published an open-peer commentary in the American Journal of Bioethics: Neuroscience entitled “The Continuity of BCI-Mediated and Conventional Action.” The article was written with Professor Daniel Lim, Co-Director of the Planetary Ethics and Artificial Intelligence Lab (PETAL).
This is the first paper published in a peer-reviewed scientific journal by a DKU undergraduate with a DKU professor. Continue reading “HRC Student Ege Duman Co-Authors Paper on Brain-Computer Interface”
Spirituality is the new cultural buzzword. Increasingly, North Americans prefer to call themselves “spiritual but not religious.” Yoga studios, and mindfulness programs, offering people help along their spiritual paths, are popping up left and right, and discussions of ‘spiritual intelligence’ are increasingly the norm. This talk will delineate and historicize the religious tradition that informs what goes by ‘spirituality’ today— a ‘religion of the heart’ that has ties to a religious legacy that has longstanding North American roots. Why is this religion of the heart so popular in late modernity, and what implications does its recent rise have for questions of community and societal wellbeing in liberal democracies? Continue reading “The Religion of the Heart: Spirituality in 21st Century North America”
Global Engagements: Asian, African American and Asian American Internationalisms and Solidarities, 1918-2018
An exhibition co-hosted by Duke University and Duke Kunshan University
Co-organizers: Sucheta Mazumdar (Duke) and Selina Lai-Henderson (DKU)
Dates: February 10 – March 10 Continue reading “Freedom Lab Exhibition”
Date and Time: 5:30-7PM, Thursday February 6
Featured Speaker: Professor Geoffrey Harpham, Visiting Fellow, Kenan Institute, Duke University
Topic: Freedom and the Character of Scholarship
Light refreshments will be provided & opportunities for student researchers will be announced Continue reading “Freedom Lab Opening Reception”
On Friday January 10, the Humanities Research Center welcomes Professor Mark Larrimore from the New School, New York City to give a presentation on Religious Texts in the Anthropocene and to enter into a conversation with HRC Co-Director James Miller.
IB1046: Friday 10 January, 2-3pm
Professor Larrimore is Associate Professor of Religion at the New School, and author of two important books about contemporary religion and politics. Continue reading “Religious Texts in the Anthropocene: A Conversation on Interdisciplinary Integration”
The Humanities Research Center at Duke Kunshan University is pleased to announce a three day event Africa: Migration, Culture & Conflict featuring three keynote scholars:
- Fati Abubakar Gangaran, Duke University
- Shamil Jeppie, University of Cape Town
- Charles Piot, Duke University.
Continue reading “Africa: Migration, Culture, Conflict”
By Bolin Song
The World AIDS Day (WAD) on December 1st is an international day aimed at raising people’s awareness of AIDS and related problems and mourning those who have died of the disease. On December 2nd, a World AIDS Day event was held in DKU, in support of World AIDS Day. This event was supported by the Global Health Research Center and PETAL (Planetary Ethics and Planetary Ethics Lab). The event was organized by undergraduate students Bolin Song, Qianyu(Sherry) Pan, and other undergraduate student volunteers. Continue reading “DKU 1st World AIDS Day: Communities Make a Difference”
By Young Yang (Class of 2023)
11月21日晚上，昆山杜克大学蓝色绿洲学生中心（Blue Oasis Student Center）迎来了四位特殊的客人。他们是专注于蓝草音乐(Bluegrass Music)演奏的“新草乐队”（NewGrass Band），由来自中国的曼陀铃手Tom Pang，主唱Nancy Nan,贝斯手Shun Z,以及来自美国的吉他手John Crespi组成。他们运用自己的才华与热情，给昆山杜克大学的学生带来了一场难忘的视听盛宴。 Continue reading “在蓝草音乐中打破文化隔阂”
The DKU Office of Study Abroad & The Humanities research Center Proudly Present:
An Evening of Bluegrass Music
Thurs. Nov 21, 8-9 pm
Blue Oasis Student Center, Dayu Bay
Tom Pang: Mandolin
Nancy Nan: Singer
Shun Z: Bass
John Crespi: Guitar
Continue reading “An Evening of Bluegrass Music”
Please note that due to the uncertain health situation in China, the undergraduate humanities research conference has been postponed. We hope to hold the conference once the situation returns to normal.
Duke Kunshan University is pleased to announce its second Undergraduate Humanities Research Conference from March 13-15, 2020. Distinguished keynote speakers will speak on the conference theme of hum/animal.
Students may present papers on all topics broadly within the humanities and interpretive social sciences; they need not relate to the conference theme.
Panels will be formed around themes based on the applications. Continue reading “Hum/Animal: Undergraduate Humanities Research Conference Call for Papers”