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April 2019

“Are We Home Yet?” Newcomer Youth Reflect on Life in Durham Through Photography

April 12 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Ahmadieh Family Conference Room, West Duke, Room 101, 1364 Campus Drive
Durham, NC
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are we home yet?

Are we home yet?" is a photomontage and audio exhibit sharing how recently resettled refugee youth articulate the idea of home. This exhibit is part of the Kenan Refugee Project and Sloan Talbot's (T’19) Senior Graduation with Distinction Project. The exhibit opens with a cocktail reception on April 12, 2019 at 5:30pm. 

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Yes She Can! The Changing Face of Politics

April 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Ahmadieh Family Conference Room, West Duke, Room 101, 1364 Campus Drive
Durham, NC
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jaimie Woo Yes She Can

With the 2020 field of presidential candidates boasting more women than ever, join Jaimie Woo (T’13) as she reflects on her time  working in the White House under the Obama administration, the role of women in politics, and what might be coming next.  Jaimie is the author of Yes She Can: 10 Stories of Hope & Change from Young Female Staffers of the Obama White House (Schwartz & Wade, 2019).

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Tech Ethics and Governance: 2019 Conference on the Ethics of Emerging Tech

April 18 @ 12:00 pm - April 19 @ 5:30 pm
The Ahmadieh Family Conference Room, West Duke, Room 101, 1364 Campus Drive
Durham, NC
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TechRight 2019 Conference

  Technically Right at the Kenan Institute for Ethics is proud to host: "Tech Ethics and Governance: 2019 Conference on the Ethics of Emerging Tech."   Emerging tech--including AI, algorithmic decision making, predictive analytics, cybersurveillance, and cyberwar--is forcing a re-evaluation of the relationship between the citizen, the state, and tech corporations. The shift of power invites a robust dialogue on the ethics of the deployment of these technologies and their impact. This conference will examine the ethical considerations that attach…

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I am here, waiting. Narratives of Iraqi, Palestinian and Syrian Refugees

April 20 @ 5:30 pm
Nasher Museum of Art, 2001 Campus Dr.
Durham, 27705 United States
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DukeImmerse 2019

DukeImmerse Monologue Performance Students from the Kenan Institute for Ethics' DukeImmerse program "(De/Re) Constructing the Refugee Experience" will recite personal narratives of refugees collected during their field work in refugee camps in Jordan earlier in the semester. The narratives reveal themes of hopefulness, despair, isolation, the strength of family, and more. The program is followed by a reception. Photo credit: Ryan Hastings  

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Providential Modernity Seminar: “Demons and Disaster” with Robin Barnes

April 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Classroom Building 229
Robin Barnes

Robin Barnes is professor emeritus at Davidson College and a leading scholar on early modern apocalypticism. He will present a paper entitled "Prodigies, Providence, and the Devil in German Evangelical Culture c. 1540-1620." Professor Barnes retired as Professor of History in 2016. A scholar of late medieval and early modern Europe, he is best known for his studies on the German Reformation. In 2005 he received the Sixteenth Century Society and Conference (SCSC) Medal. In 2009-10 he was a Fellow…

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Candace Vogler: The Importance of Virtue

April 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
friedl 107 NC + Google Map
The Importance of Virtue, Candace Vogler

Candace Vogler (Univ of Chicago)

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