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March 2020

Postponed // “Spanish Narratives of Migration”: Abolitionist Organizing on the US-Mexico Border

March 19 @ 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
Smith Warehouse, Bay 4, C106
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Postponed Abolitionist Organizing on the US-Mexico Border, Thursday, March 19  Nina Ebner, an advocate with the Detained Migrant Solidarity Committee (DMSC)/Fronterizx Fianza Fund, will unpack recent developments in Juarez/El Paso during an hour-long workshop. In it, she will discuss her work with DMSC, an abolitionist collective of femmes and queer individuals, fighting for more equitable immigration policy, the demilitarization of border communities and an end to migrant detention. The talk will be followed with time for Q&A addressing how space—and…

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Postponed // Do Snack with Francisco Cantú

March 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Ahmadieh Family Conference Room, West Duke, Room 101, 1364 Campus Drive
Durham, NC
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Postponed The southern border has loomed large in the contemporary American imagination as landscape, lifeline, weapon, and metaphor. Drawn from his own experiences, Francisco Cantú’s account of policing that border starkly depicts how fully the current system dehumanizes migrants, agents, and those of us who do not demand a better way. Do Events are open to undergraduate students only. Come ready to discuss immigration politics, the place of the border in contemporary American discourse, and any other questions you want…

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Postponed // Ethics of Now: Francisco Cantú

March 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris St
Durham, NC 27701
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Postponed The Ethics of Now is a series of conversations between Duke historian Adriane Lentz Smith and a range of artists, advocates, and authors that explore the ethical challenges facing the Durham and Duke communities.”

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Postponed // A Design Sprint To a Transformative Future

March 21 - March 22
The Ahmadieh Family Conference Room, West Duke, Room 101, 1364 Campus Drive
Durham, NC
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Postponed When? POSTPONED Location? The Kenan Institute for Ethics: The Ahmadieh Family Conference Room, West Duke Building 101 Questions? Contact jeremy.buotte@duke.edu Application Deadline?  March 16th /// Extended! Apply Now  What Is WEAll and What Do They Need? The Kenan Institute is hosting a Transformative Futures Design Sprint, in collaboration with several programs and organizations, on an off campus, working to change the economic system to serve the wellbeing of People and Planet. This event is about imagining a digital hub…

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Cancelled // Get on the Bus – National Farmworker Awareness Week.

March 23 - March 29
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A bus surrounded by flowers for National Farmworkers Awareness Week

Cancelled Get on the Bus, a week-long program highlighting NC farmworkers' stories, will be hosted from March 23 – March 29 during National Farmworker Awareness Week (NFAW) at Duke University, the NC Farmworker Institute, and Durham community nonprofit, El Futuro, to bridge communities through conversations about those who harvest our food in North Carolina.  The program features an interactive Bus Sculpture created from a retired school bus by artist Sally Jacobs, designed to foster stories from rural and urban visitors alike. The bus’s exterior features large photographs, an…

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Postponed // Hope for a Planet in Peril

March 26 - March 28
Divinity School Goodson Chapel, 403 Chapel Drive
Durham, NC 27708 United States
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Postponed Hope for a Planet in Peril   The realities of anthropogenic climate change, species extinction, and sea level rise compel a rethinking of humanity’s place in the world, and a reimagining of the dominant cultural and political forms that threaten life on our planet. Our situation is one in which many of the built environments — the food and energy systems, the infrastructures for production, transport, and dwelling — designed for human flourishing now imperil the lives of countless…

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