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October 2021

Works in Rough Going closing reception

October 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Keohane-Kenan Gallery, West Duke Building, 1364 Campus Dr
Durham, NC 27708 United States
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works in rough going closing

Join us for the closing reception for Works In Rough Going, work by 2020-2021 Kenan Graduate Arts Fellow Moriah LeFebvre. Due to restrictions on in-person activities last academic year, we were unable to host a public reception in person for this exhibit, which opened online last spring. (See online exhibit here.) This even is an opportunity to see this work in person in its originally intended space, the Keohane-Kenan Gallery at the Kenan Institute for Ethics.

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Virtues & Vocations Presents Howard Gardner: What is Good Work?

October 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom
Virtues & Vocations presents Howard Gardner

During the 2021-2022 academic year, Virtues & Vocations is offering monthly webinars, Reimagining Education: Conversations on Character and the Common Good. The series will consider issues in pre-professional and professional education related to character, purpose and vocation. On November 29, we are thrilled to welcome Howard Gardner for a conversation about "What is Good Work?" There will be time for audience Q&A. To find out more, visit virtuesvocations.org. Register: https://duke.zoom.us/webinar/register/2016329303695/WN_pILyn-cqSqijavLhAKhtgA

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Author Norman Wirzba in Conversation with Saskia Cornes, Christine Folch and Dirk Philipsen

October 29 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
York Room, Duke Divinity School

Join author Norman Wirzba in conversation with Saskia Cornes, Christine Folch, and Dirk Philipsen in celebration of the release of his new book, "This Sacred Life: Humanity's Place in a Wounded World" (Cambridge University Press, 2021). "This Sacred Life" explores how despair in the face of a wounded and dying world is prompting many to ask about the meaning and value of all life. Climate change, transhumanism, rampant social and economic injustice—these are some of the signs that indicate profound…

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November 2021

The Ethics of the Going Dark Debate, feat. Stephanie Pell

November 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Zoom
Stephanie Pell: The Ethics of the Going Dark Debate

Following the deadly San Bernardino attack in December 2015, two modern-day titans, one of government and one of industry, clashed over a legal question of surpassing importance for modern communications technology: whether the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) could force Apple to write and sign a modified version of its iOS operating system in order to defeat two security features designed by Apple expressly to protect information stored on an iPhone. Ultimately, the DOJ…

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Rock Castle Home Documentary Film Screening and Discussion

November 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Nasher Museum of Art, 2001 Campus Dr.
Durham, 27705 United States
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Free

Duke Professor Charlie Thompson’s new film, Rock Castle Home, is a documentary about people who lived in a farm community known as Rock Castle, now subsumed by the Blue Ridge Parkway. In the film, descendants from this 1930s Virginia mountain community return to their homes in seemingly pristine woodlands preserved within a national park, to show how even invisible home-places remain sacred for generations. Hosted at the Nasher Museum of Art, the screening will include a discussion with director Charlie…

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December 2021

Virtues & Vocations Presents John Inazu: Pluralism & the Purpose of Higher Education

December 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom
Virtues & Vocations presents John Inazu

During the 2021-2022 academic year, Virtues & Vocations is offering monthly webinars, Reimagining Education: Conversations on Character and the Common Good. The series will consider issues in pre-professional and professional education related to character, purpose and vocation. On December 13, 201 we are thrilled to welcome Washington University Professor of Law & Religion, John Inazu, to discuss “Pluralism & the Purpose of Higher Education.” There will be time for audience Q&A. To find out more, visit virtuesvocations.org. Register: https://duke.zoom.us/webinar/register/9016329305619/WN_UlBfviyyQR2VCx5MTuV22Q

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