Posted: Jan. 29th, 2013 | Last modified: Feb. 13th, 2013 | Category:
The Lecture in Comparative World History, founded in memory of Professor John F. Richards, is intended to build upon Professor Richards’ belief that knowledge should be shared far and wide and that the opportunity for education should be afforded to as wide an audience as possible, while communicating the distinct and subtle cultural nuances when providing those educational opportunities.
Posted: Sep. 20th, 2011 | Category: DUCIS Calendar
Tue, September 20, 2011 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM West Union Old Trinity Room. This year the area studies centers at Duke awarded over 50 FLAS Fellowships. These fellowships, funded by US Department of Education Title VI funds, support graduate students engaged in foreign language and area studies with an emphasis on less commonly taught languages such as Haitian Creole, (…)
Posted: Feb. 18th, 2010 | Last modified: Feb. 24th, 2010 | Category: DUCIS News
Due to illness, this event has been postponed.
Michèle Lamont, Robert I. Goldman Professor of European Studies and Professor of Sociology and African and African-American Studies and Harvard University and Co-Director of the Successful Societies Project, will speak on her book, How Professors Think: Inside the Curious World of Academic Judgment, (and what graduate students can learn from this!) (…)
Posted: Mar. 26th, 2009 | Last modified: Apr. 9th, 2009 | Category: DUCIS News
Dr. John Hope Franklin, James B. Duke Professor Emeritus of History, prolific scholar, Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient and inspiration for the Center for Interdisciplinary and International Studies that bears his name and houses the Duke University Center for International Studies, passed away on March 25, 2009. (…)
Posted: Aug. 21st, 2008 | Last modified: Sep. 2nd, 2010 | Category:
The Duke University Center for International Studies is one of five international and area studies centers at Duke to be awarded National Resource Center status by the Department of Education’s International Education Programs Service.
The National Resource Center (NRC) Program of the U.S. Department of Education provides funding grants to American universities to establish, strengthen, and operate language and area (…)
Posted: Aug. 20th, 2008 | Last modified: Apr. 28th, 2009 | Category:
The Duke University Center for International Studies offers a wide range of programs to communities outside of Duke University. In general, all talks and seminars organized by DUCIS are open without charge to the public. In addition, DUCIS organizes several outreach programs annually. Recent programs have included the webstreamed presentation of “Debating Civilizations” at five North Carolina public libraries and (…)