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Archive for January, 2014

  • Emily Stewart

    Emily Stewart

    Stewart joined the Duke Human Rights Center at the Franklin Humanities Institute in fall of 2012. She has a BA in sociology with minors in feminist studies and Spanish from Southwestern […]

  • Laurent Dubois

    Laurent Dubois

    Laurent Dubois is Professor of Romance Studies and History and the Faculty Director of the Forum for Scholars & Publics at Duke University. He is the author of six books, […]

  • James Chappel

    James Chappel

    James Chappel received his PhD in history from Columbia University. He studies modern European history, and is currently completing a manuscript, tentatively entitled “Catholic Modern: Religion, Secularism, and the Remaking […]

  • Wesley Hogan

    Wesley Hogan

    Wesley Hogan is the director of the Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) at Duke University, where she teaches the history of youth social movements, African American history, women’s history, and oral history. […]

  • Barbara Lau

    Barbara Lau

    Barbara Lau is director of the Pauli Murray Project at the Duke Human Rights Center/Franklin Humanities Institute where she connects her commitment to justice with her belief in the power […]

  • Protecting Durham’s History: Future Home of the Pauli Murray Center for History and Social Justice

    Protecting Durham’s History: Future Home of the Pauli Murray Center for History and Social Justice

    Update from PMP Director, Barbara Lau We are excited to report that water damage to the foundation and chimneys of the Pauli Murray-Robert Fitzgerald House is being addressed by the City of […]

  • The Self-Made Man

    The Self-Made Man

    The right-to-die debate goes West in this riveting portrait of a man and his family grappling with a darker side of rugged individualism. At 77, self-made man Bob Stern finds […]

  • Escuela


    There are over 800,000 students enrolled in migrant education programs in the United States and, of those, only 45-50% ever finish high school. Escuela, the sequel to Hannah Weyer’s critically acclaimed […]

  • No Umbrella

    No Umbrella

    Are you convinced that there were no voting irregularities in 2004?  Then witness Fannie Lewis in action on November 2, 2004 as she struggles to manage a polling station in […]

  • Michael Geyer

    Michael Geyer

    Michael Geyer is a Samuel N. Harper Professor of German and European History and the Faculty Director of the Human Rights Program at the University of Chicago. His research includes German […]