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Exhibit Tours: Five Hundred Years of Women's Work

Fri, 2019-06-07 18:00
Fri, Jun 07, 2019
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Please join us for a highlights tour of the exhibition "Five Hundred Years of Women's Work: The Lisa Unger Baskin Collection." Guided tours led by Rubenstein Library staff are offered every Friday, March 8-June 14, 2019, at 2:00pm and 3:00pm. (Exceptions: tours not offered April 12 and May 10.) Registration is recommended but not required. Tours will meet inside the Mary Duke Biddle Exhibit Suite in the Rubenstein Library and will last about 30 minutes. Please let us know if you have questions or need to request parking accommodations for accessibility.

Exhibit Tours: Five Hundred Years of Women's Work

Fri, 2019-05-31 18:00
Fri, May 31, 2019
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Please join us for a highlights tour of the exhibition "Five Hundred Years of Women's Work: The Lisa Unger Baskin Collection." Guided tours led by Rubenstein Library staff are offered every Friday, March 8-June 14, 2019, at 2:00pm and 3:00pm. (Exceptions: tours not offered April 12 and May 10.) Registration is recommended but not required. Tours will meet inside the Mary Duke Biddle Exhibit Suite in the Rubenstein Library and will last about 30 minutes. Please let us know if you have questions or need to request parking accommodations for accessibility.

Exhibit Tours: Five Hundred Years of Women's Work

Fri, 2019-05-24 18:00
Fri, May 24, 2019
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Please join us for a highlights tour of the exhibition "Five Hundred Years of Women's Work: The Lisa Unger Baskin Collection." Guided tours led by Rubenstein Library staff are offered every Friday, March 8-June 14, 2019, at 2:00pm and 3:00pm. (Exceptions: tours not offered April 12 and May 10.) Registration is recommended but not required. Tours will meet inside the Mary Duke Biddle Exhibit Suite in the Rubenstein Library and will last about 30 minutes. Please let us know if you have questions or need to request parking accommodations for accessibility.

Exhibit Tours: Five Hundred Years of Women's Work

Fri, 2019-05-17 18:00
Fri, May 17, 2019
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Please join us for a highlights tour of the exhibition "Five Hundred Years of Women's Work: The Lisa Unger Baskin Collection." Guided tours led by Rubenstein Library staff are offered every Friday, March 8-June 14, 2019, at 2:00pm and 3:00pm. (Exceptions: tours not offered April 12 and May 10.) Registration is recommended but not required. Tours will meet inside the Mary Duke Biddle Exhibit Suite in the Rubenstein Library and will last about 30 minutes. Please let us know if you have questions or need to request parking accommodations for accessibility.

Exhibit Tours: Five Hundred Years of Women's Work

Fri, 2019-05-10 18:00
Fri, May 10, 2019
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Please join us for a highlights tour of the exhibition "Five Hundred Years of Women's Work: The Lisa Unger Baskin Collection." Guided tours led by Rubenstein Library staff are offered every Friday, March 8-June 14, 2019, at 2:00pm and 3:00pm. (Exceptions: tours not offered April 12 and May 10.) Registration is recommended but not required. Tours will meet inside the Mary Duke Biddle Exhibit Suite in the Rubenstein Library and will last about 30 minutes. Please let us know if you have questions or need to request parking accommodations for accessibility.

Exhibit Tours: Five Hundred Years of Women's Work

Fri, 2019-05-03 18:00
Fri, May 03, 2019
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Please join us for a highlights tour of the exhibition "Five Hundred Years of Women's Work: The Lisa Unger Baskin Collection." Guided tours led by Rubenstein Library staff are offered every Friday, March 8-June 14, 2019, at 2:00pm and 3:00pm. (Exceptions: tours not offered April 12 and May 10.) Registration is recommended but not required. Tours will meet inside the Mary Duke Biddle Exhibit Suite in the Rubenstein Library and will last about 30 minutes. Please let us know if you have questions or need to request parking accommodations for accessibility.

Puppies in Perkins

Tue, 2019-04-30 17:00
Tue, Apr 30, 2019
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Classes are ending, food points are running out, and the weather is getting especially nice. You might be saying, "I'm so over this year!" Well, we've got one last treat for you before you dig into finals week. What's that? It's the sound of collars jingling, tails wagging, and all of your stresses melting away. That's right. It's doggo time. Puppies in Perkins is back! Come join the Libraries and Duke PAWS in the Korman Assembly Room (Perkins 217) for some quality time with Student's Best Friend. From 1:00-3:00 pm, therapy dogs will be visiting the library to provide you with the study break-and snuggles-you need to finish this semester strong. We look furward to seeing you there!
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Exhibit Tours: Five Hundred Years of Women's Work

Fri, 2019-04-26 18:00
Fri, Apr 26, 2019
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Please join us for a highlights tour of the exhibition "Five Hundred Years of Women's Work: The Lisa Unger Baskin Collection." Guided tours led by Rubenstein Library staff are offered every Friday, March 8-June 14, 2019, at 2:00pm and 3:00pm. (Exceptions: tours not offered April 12 and May 10.) Registration is recommended but not required. Tours will meet inside the Mary Duke Biddle Exhibit Suite in the Rubenstein Library and will last about 30 minutes. Please let us know if you have questions or need to request parking accommodations for accessibility.

A Whitman Sampler: A Bicentennial Celebration

Thu, 2019-04-25 20:00
Thu, Apr 25, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Join the Duke University Libraries as we celebrate Walt Whitman's 200th birthday with readings and remarks by Richard H. Brodhead, President Emeritus of Duke University and William Preston Few Professor Emeritus of English, on why he loves the "Good Gray Poet" and you should, too. Also featuring original Whitman manuscripts and materials from one of the most significant Whitman collections in the world, right here in Duke's Rubenstein Library.

SSRI~ Workshop: Introduction to Qualitative Research

Thu, 2019-04-25 15:15
Thu, Apr 25, 2019
11:15 AM - 1:15 PM
This workshop provides an overview of key steps in the qualitative research process. Topics covered include creating an interview guide, conducting interviews, coding, analyzing data, and reporting results. Registration required; please click "More Event Information" below to access the registration form.

Exhibit Tours: Five Hundred Years of Women's Work

Fri, 2019-04-19 18:00
Fri, Apr 19, 2019
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Please join us for a highlights tour of the exhibition "Five Hundred Years of Women's Work: The Lisa Unger Baskin Collection." Guided tours led by Rubenstein Library staff are offered every Friday, March 8-June 14, 2019, at 2:00pm and 3:00pm. (Exceptions: tours not offered April 12 and May 10.) Registration is recommended but not required. Tours will meet inside the Mary Duke Biddle Exhibit Suite in the Rubenstein Library and will last about 30 minutes. Please let us know if you have questions or need to request parking accommodations for accessibility.

Sharing Data: Frontline Experiences from Duke Researchers

Thu, 2019-04-18 16:00
Thu, Apr 18, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Stakeholders across academia are increasingly discussing the value of making research data publicly available. In response to this dialogue, Duke faculty members and research support units have spearheaded initiatives to enhance accessibility to data. This event will include a panel of Duke researchers as they discuss how they are engaged with sharing and archiving research data. Whether you have been asked to share your own research data by a funder or journal publisher, you would like to keep an official record of the data generated by your project or lab, you support the research enterprise, or you are just interested in the topic of data sharing - join us as we explore the mechanics, platforms, benefits, and challenges of sharing and archiving research data. Panelists include - Patrick Charbonneau, Associate Professor of Chemistry and Physics, Doug Boyer, Associate Professor of Evolutionary Anthropology, and Ana Barros, Edmund T. Pratt, Jr. School Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Women Across the Disciplines Symposium

Tue, 2019-04-16 12:30
Tue, Apr 16, 2019
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Two panels of distinguished scholars will explore the significance and transformational potential of the Lisa Unger Baskin Collection. This program is in conjunction with the exhibit "Five Hundred Years of Women's Work: The Lisa Unger Baskin Collection." 8:30 a.m. Registration and light breakfast 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Panel presentations <b>Welcoming Remarks</b> Deborah Jakubs, Rita DiGiallonardo Holloway University Librarian & Vice Provost for Library Affairs, Duke University <b>Panel One: Teaching with archives and special collections; scholarship informed by teaching; inspiring students</b> Tom Robisheaux, Professor of History, Duke University Courtney Baker, Associate Professor of American Studies, Occidental College Britt Rusert, Associate Professor, W. E. B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies, University of Massachusetts Amherst Moderator: Mandy Cooper, History Department, Duke University <b>Panel Two: Uncovering/discovering contributions of women, transmission of knowledge to support social justice</b> Genna Miller, Professor of Economics, Duke University Fiona Brideoake, Literature, American University Moderator: Meggan Farish Cashwell, Departments of History and African and African-American Studies, Duke University
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Women Across the Disciplines: Keynote by Dr. Johnnetta Cole

Mon, 2019-04-15 22:00
Mon, Apr 15, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Dr. Johnnetta B. Cole, Chair & President of the National Council of Negro Women, will offer a keynote lecture on how collections like the Lisa Unger Baskin Collection ensure that activist history and strategies are communicated across the generations. This keynote is the opening program for a symposium on Women Across the Disciplines, which is held in association with the exhibit "Five Hundred Years of Women's Work: The Lisa Unger Baskin Collection." 6pm: Exhibit Preview and Reception, Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room, Rubenstein Library 7pm: Keynote, Griffith Film Theater, Bryan Center Dr. Johnnetta B. Cole is a Principal Consultant with Cook Ross, Inc. Previously she served for eight years as the Director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art. Recently, she was named the seventh President and Board Chair of The National Council of Negro Women (NCNW). Dr. Cole holds a Ph.D. in anthropology with a specialization in African Studies from Northwestern University. After holding teaching and administrative positions in anthropology, women's studies and African American studies at several colleges and universities, she served as the president of both of the historically Black colleges for women in the United States-Spelman College and Bennett College.
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Exhibit Tours: Five Hundred Years of Women's Work

Fri, 2019-04-12 18:00
Fri, Apr 12, 2019
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Please join us for a highlights tour of the exhibition "Five Hundred Years of Women's Work: The Lisa Unger Baskin Collection." Guided tours led by Rubenstein Library staff are offered every Friday, March 8-June 14, 2019, at 2:00pm and 3:00pm. (Exceptions: tours not offered April 12 and May 10.) Registration is recommended but not required. Tours will meet inside the Mary Duke Biddle Exhibit Suite in the Rubenstein Library and will last about 30 minutes. Please let us know if you have questions or need to request parking accommodations for accessibility.

VFF: Visualizing People: A Year of People Analytics in the Duke Health System

Fri, 2019-04-12 16:00
Fri, Apr 12, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Human resources departments have traditionally relied on intuition and anecdotal information to make decisions about recruitment, retention, and work culture. The field of people analytics is new to most HR departments and seeks to apply statistical thinking and data analysis to every step of the employee life cycle in order to help organizations make the best decisions possible. Data visualization and data storytelling become central priorities, allowing complex ideas to be communicated to audiences with all levels of data literacy. In this presentation, I'll walk through a variety of visual analyses created in the first year of people analytics in the Duke health system.
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Visualization Friday Forum

Fri, 2019-04-12 16:00
Fri, Apr 12, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
The Visualization Friday Forum seminar series is a forum for faculty, staff and students from across the university (and beyond Duke) to share their research involving the development and/or application of visualization methodologies. Our goal is to build an interdisciplinary community of visualization experts whose combined knowledge can facilitate research and promote innovation. Anyone is welcome to attend.

Global Cafe on the Road - Perkins Library

Fri, 2019-04-12 13:30
Fri, Apr 12, 2019
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
This is a social event that helps build community and relationships; intended for both domestic and international students, post-docs, scholars, staff and spouses.
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Radio Haiti Culmination: A Conversation with Mich&#xE8;le Montas

Thu, 2019-04-11 21:30
Thu, Apr 11, 2019
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Haitian journalist and human rights activist Michèle Montas discusses the legacy of Radio Haïti-Inter, Radio Haiti's archive at Duke's Rubenstein Library, and the past, present, and future of justice and impunity in Haiti. With additional remarks by Laurent Dubois, Radio Haiti project archivist Laura Wagner, and AV archivist Craig Breaden. Light refreshments served. Free and open to the public. More Info: https://fsp.trinity.duke.edu/projects/radio-haiti-culminating-event
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Why Did the United States Medical School Admissions Quota for Jews End?

Thu, 2019-04-11 21:30
Thu, Apr 11, 2019
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
At the end of World War II anti-Semitic medical school admissions quotas were deeply entrenched in the United States. Twenty-five years later they were gone. Why did that happen and what are the implications for the current controversy regarding alleged quotas directed against Asian-Americans? Edward C. Halperin M.D., M.A., is Chancellor/Chief Executive Officer of the New York Medical College, Valhalla NY.