Wednesdays at the Center is a topical weekly series in which scholars, artists, journalists, and others speak informally about their work in conversation with the audience. The series is organized and presented by the John Hope Franklin Center with the support of the Duke University's Center for International and Global Studies (DUCIGS) and other partners. All events in the series are free and open to the public. A light lunch is served at each event.
Wednesdays at the Center is a weekly series in which scholars, artists, journalists, and others speak informally about their work to an audience of students, faculty, staff, and community members.
The series is organized, hosted, and archived by the John Hope Franklin Center. Collaborating partners provide support with lunch and guest services. All events in the series are free and open to the public.
Each event in the series is one hour, running from 12:00pm – 1:00pm. Speakers should prepare a 45-50 minute presentation and allow for an open forum conversation with the audience at the end of the talk.
Recordings from the events are made available on the Franklin Center’s YouTube channel.
Proposals for the Fall 2020 series will open during the latter part of the spring semester. Questions can be directed to Meredith Watkins.