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Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372721-023
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7272-1
... Richard Brodhead speaks at the 2012 annual meeting of faculty at Duke University on the issue of race and inclusion in Duke’s history, present, and future. ...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372721-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7272-1
... Speaking to the class of incoming freshmen at Convocation in his first semester as president of Duke University in fall 2004, Richard Brodhead discusses the ritual of signing the Duke Community Standard, how to derive the maximum value from a Duke education, and the value of skilled argument. ...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372721-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7272-1
... In his inaugural address to the Duke community in 2004, President Brodhead characterizes Duke as a university that has always been rising and striving for greatness. He reflects on the relationship between theory and practice in academic research. He also notes the cost of higher education and...
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012955-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1295-5
...CHAPTER 4 We Were Their Sons and Daughters Occupation of University House In the spring semester of 1968, student activism at Duke sharply intensified almost as soon as the semester began. In late November 1967, Douglas Knight had asked William Griffith for suggestions on the best time to try to...
Published: 30 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378938-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7893-8
Published: 14 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012382-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1238-2
... / article / 31937. Ahmed, Sara. 2017. Living a Feminist Life. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. Allen, Lori A. 2009. Martyr Bodies in the Media: Human Rights, Aesthetics, and the Politics of Immediation in the Palestinian Intifada. American Ethnologist 36(1): 161 80. https doi . org / 10 . 1111 / j...
Published: 14 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373933-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7393-3
... enterprise in which clinical practice, research, and medical education began to fuse. The leading site of this fusion was the American academic medical center, which began at such leading institutions as Johns Hopkins, Harvard, and the University of Pennsylvania. Duke University joined the trend in 1924 and...
Published: 03 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007432-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0743-2
... Code and the Provincial Gov- ernment Act, 609. 49. Julian Go, American Empire and the Politics of Meaning: Elite Po liti cal Cultures in the Philippines and Puerto Rico during U.S. Colonialism (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2008), 20. 50. Go, American Empire and the Politics of Meaning, 28. 51...
Published: 01 January 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0442-4
... PART II ETHNOPORNOGRAPHY AS COLONIAL HISTORY This page intentionally left blank Franciscan Voyeurism in Sixteenth- Century New Spain They had a dirty and painful sacrifice, coming together in the temple and placed in order, each one pierced their virile members. They passed through the great...
Published: 15 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009214-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0921-4
... PART I The History of Responsibility To begin this history of responsibility we require a date and a prob lem. The date is the moment of the birth of two fundamental texts, the 1789 Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen and the 1804 Civil Code. The Constitution of October 4...
Published: 24 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012245-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1224-5
... Chicago who described the situation with cash- register bluntness : In the Thirties, Satch [Louis Armstrong] and Fletcher [Henderson] did the work, but Benny Goodman and Tommy Dorsey made the bread (money). In the Forties, Duke and Count did the work, but Glenn Miller and Harry James went to the bank. In...
Published: 15 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009214-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0921-4
... objective average, as in the crucial experi- ment of the gladiator or the statue. What are we to make of the real ity of such a coincidence? Let us follow the experiment as Quetelet described it to the Duke of Saxe- Coburg: The gladiator is unquestionably one of the most beautiful works of ancient sculpture...
Published: 15 January 2021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1271-9
..., racism, and the putting of military spending ahead of human rights. The situation of the artist is a reflection of Amer i ca s whole attitude towards life and creativity. There was a period during the 1960s in which John Coltrane, Malcolm X, Duke Ellington, Cecil Taylor, Ornette Coleman, Bill Dixon, Sun...
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By Ralph Snyderman
Published: 14 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7393-3
... to Duke University. A brief history of Western medicine starts with Galen and takes one from the humoral-imbalance theory to the late 19 th century germ theory of disease. A key turning point in medicine was the Flexner Report of 1910, which facilitated the transformation of medicine into a...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372721-035
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7272-1
... These remarks were given on April 1, 2015, to about one thousand students, faculty, and others gathered in front of Duke Chapel to express their outrage over a racial incident—a rope noose found hanging in a tree on the Bryan Center Plaza. ...
Published: 06 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012818-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1281-8
..., 2002), xxiii. 8 Foucault, Order of Things, xvii. 9 For a critique of Foucault s lack of attention to colonialism and racism see Ann Laura Stoler, Race and the Education of Desire: Foucault s His- tory of Sexuality and the Colonial Order of Things (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1995). 10 Here we...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374039-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7403-9
... chapter also discusses the appeal of student-initiated development in today’s global university while describing the initiatives of Duke students in Togo and the background context of the region in which they are located. Two lessons emerge: for any development project to succeed, it must tap into local...
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377566-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7756-6
...2  YUK HYUN KIM Fisticuffs, High Kicks, and Colonial Histories The Ambivalence of Modern Korean Identity in Postwar Narrative Comics This chapter was originally conceived as a brief history of Korean comic books between 1953 and today, focusing on how the comics reflect the...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391517-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9151-7
... 5 “You Look Beautiful Like That” Black Dandyism and Visual Histories of Black Cosmopolitanism I ask you to note how, within the black repertoire, style—which mainstream cultural critics often believe to be the mere husk, the...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372721-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7272-1
... John Hope Franklin (1915–2009), the distinguished historian, major contributor to the Brown v. Board of Education case, and author of the groundbreaking work From Slavery to Freedom , had taught history and law at Duke as the James B. Duke Professor of History. These remarks were delivered at...