UNIV 101 will host a co-curricular speaker series – “UNIV 101 Presents” – during the 2021-2022 academic year. These events are complementary to the course, free of charge, and open to the general public. No Duke affiliation is required to attend.

Signature Events

  • Policing and Race
    Featuring Jerry Blackwell, member of the prosecution team for the Derek Chauvin trial, and moderated by Duke Law professor H. Timothy Lovelace, Jr. and Trina Jones, Jerome M. Culp Professor of Law and Director of the Center on Law, Race, and Politics
    Co-Sponsored by the Duke Center on Law, Race, and Politics in the Duke Law School
    • September 20th, 6-7:30PM EST
    • Online
  • Race and Religion
    A conversation with Anthea Butler, author of “White Evangelical Racism: The Politics of Morality in America” with Frank Stasio, former host of WUNC’s “The State of Things”
    • October 12th, 4:30-6PM
    • Online
  • Race and Reparations
    Featuring Sandy Darity, Samuel DuBois Cook Distinguished Professor of Public Policy and co-author of “From Here to Equality; Reparations for Black Americans in the Twenty-First Century”, and Kirsten Mullen, writer, folklorist, museum consultant, lecturer, and co-author of “From Here to Equality” and moderated by Adriane Lentz-Smith, Associate Professor and Associate Chair of Duke History, and Duncan Williams, Professor of Religion and East Asian Languages & Cultures and the Director of the USC Shinso Ito Center for Japanese Religions and Culture
    C0-sponsored by the Duke Human Rights Center @ Franklin Humanities Institute and the Duke Sanford School of Public Policy
    • October 28th, 6-7:30PM EST
    •  Penn Pavilion and online
  • Haqq & Hollywood: 100 Years of Muslim Tropes and How to Transform Them
    Featuring Dr. Maytha Alhassen, a writer, journalist, professor, and pop culture senior fellow
    Co-sponsored by the Duke Islamic Studies Center (DISC)
    • November 18th, 6PM EST
    • Online

Related Campus Events

In addition to UNIV 101 Presents signature events, we invite you to consider attending events listed below that are hosted by other units and offices at Duke. (Check the event links directly for specifics on location and time, attendance, and prices)