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Events for November 9, 2017
“Yasak/Banned: Political Cartoons from Late Ottoman and Republican Turkey” details the extensive collections held by Duke University Library. The Library’s Turkish satirical journals and cartoons span from the late 19th century to the present. The exhibition highlights three themes: Historical … ContinuedFind out more »
“50 Years of Occupation, 1967-2017: Israel/Palestine, Histories and Futures” | Human Rights on Camera in the Palestinian West Bank, Helen Yanovsky
Forum for Scholars and Publics, Duke's West Campus Quad In 2007, the Israeli NGO B’Tselem (The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories) launched its camera project, distributing video cameras and providing camera training to Palestinians living … ContinuedFind out more »
(Sabine Krayenbühl, Zeva Oelbaum, 2016, 95 mins, UK/USA/France, in English & Arabic w/ English subtitles, Color, Digital) Letters from Baghdad is the story of a true original—Gertrude Bell—sometimes called the “female” Lawrence of Arabia. Voiced and executive produced by Academy award winning … ContinuedFind out more »