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The Ethics of Now
@ 7:00 pm

The public is invited to a dialogue between former Mayor of Houston, TX Annise Parker and Duke professor of history Adriane Lentz-Smith, as the Kenan Institute for Ethics presents its 2018/2019 discussion series "The Ethics of Now."

Annise Parker is an American politician and the sixty-...

@ 12:00 pm

Join us for a conversation with Clay Risen, editor of the New York Times series Vietnam '67, and Christian Lentz, a specialist on the history of Vietnam, about the ways in which we remember the Indochinese and Vietnam wars. Duke History professor Adriane Lentz-Smith will moderate the discussion...

Early Childhood Initiative Lecture featuring Elika Bergelson
@ 3:00 pm

Within a range of "normal" exposure and "typical" development, all children acquire the language in their environment on a similar timescale. At the same time, the specific input and cognitive faculty a child is endowed with dictates what she is, in principle, able to learn. Elika Bergelson will...

@ 10:15 am

Discussion with Dr. William Ascher, founder of the Duke Center for International Development and now Donald C. McKenna Professor of Government and Economics at Claremont-McKenna College.

@ 5:00 pm

Award-winning author Marcello Di Cintio will speak about his exploration of the Palestinian experience through first-hand reporting about what art and literature mean to modern Palestinians.

Copies of Di Cintio's book, "Pay No Heed to the Rockets" will be available.