Wednesdays at the Center is a topical weekly series in which scholars, artists, journalists, and others speak informally about their work in conversation with Duke students, staff, faculty, and community members. The series, which began in March 2006, typically welcomes around 50 audience members every week throughout the academic semesters over the lunch hour. All events in the series are free and open to the public. A light lunch is served at each event.
The John Hope Franklin Center (JHFC) and the Duke Center for International and Global Studies (DUCIGS) are launching the 2020/2021 Wednesdays at the Centers series virtually. The Wednesdays at the Center series, the John Hope Franklin Center, and the international area study centers in DUCIGS have worked in the past to address issues of racism, inequality, and marginalization both globally and locally.
This year, we will intensify our focus on anti racism under the rubric:
The Wednesdays at the Center Series is hosted by the John Hope Franklin Center and organized by the Duke University's Center for International and Global Studies (DUCIGS) and other partners. Recordings from the events are made available on the Franklin Center’s YouTube channel.
For any questions or program proposals, please contact Meredith Watkins.