The Provost’s Forum is an opportunity for students, faculty, and staff—as well as members of the broader Durham and North Carolina communities—to explore the core values of inquiry, expression, and community in an academic setting where those values are regularly tested by competing concerns.

Provost's Forum 2023: Big Problems in Big Tech

The 2023 Provost’s Forum convened Duke community members and industry experts for wide-ranging exploration of the role of generative AI technologies and social media in society. 


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Immigration in a Divided World

Forum on areas of tension within and between nations over issues of immigration

October 16-17, 2019

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American Universities, Monuments, and the Legacies of Slavery

March 30-31, 2018


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Testing the University: Speech, Freedom, and Civility on College Campuses

March 1, 2018


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Policing Color: Black, Brown and Blue

Forum on Race, Community, and the Pursuit of Justice

March 3, 2017


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