Upcoming Events

Friday, March 6, 2020 - 12:30pm
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153

Scholars of the premodern face an increasingly difficult challenge in the modern academy: presenting medieval and early modern texts, materials, ideas, and histories in classrooms and institutions preoccupied to an unprecedented extent with the new and the now. This symposium will address what it... read more about Pedagogy and the Premodern: A Symposium »

Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 9:00am
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153

Scholars of the premodern face an increasingly difficult challenge in the modern academy: presenting medieval and early modern texts, materials, ideas, and histories in classrooms and institutions preoccupied to an unprecedented extent with the new and the now. This symposium will address what it... read more about Pedagogy and the Premodern: A Symposium »

Friday, March 20, 2020 - 4:30pm
Allen 314

Dante's Inferno opens with the unforgettable image of the poet repelled, as he struggles to leave his "dark wood" and ascend a nearby sun-topped mountain, by three fierce beasts who chase him back into the forest. What this allegorical meaning might be has eluded seven centuries of... read more about Besting Dante's Beasts: How Biblical Hermeneutics and the Vice of Curiosity Could Solve the Riddle of Inferno 1 »

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 3:30pm
West Duke 202

Eleonore Stump, Robert J. Henle Professor of Philosophy at Saint Louis University and an American Philosophical Association Past President, is the Inaugural Edward Mahoney Visiting Professor in Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy at Duke. She will give four lectures on January 24, February 21,... read more about Dante's Inferno: Gluttony, Avarice, and Wrath »

Friday, April 17, 2020 - 3:30pm
West Duke 202

Eleonore Stump, Robert J. Henle Professor of Philosophy at Saint Louis University and an American Philosophical Association Past President, is the Inaugural Edward Mahoney Visiting Professor in Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy at Duke. She will give four lectures on January 24, February 21,... read more about Dante's Inferno: The Treacherous »

Sunday, April 19, 2020 - 5:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

Instrumental and vocal music from the Middle Ages, Renaissance, and Baroque. The Duke Collegium Museum is directed by Maxwell Ramage. read more about Duke Collegium Musicum »