Forum News Stories
Immigration Experts Weigh in During Provost Forum 2019 (Duke Global)
Resources and Considerations for Civil Discourse
Related Events and Resources
There are multiple student groups who have organized book clubs including the Migration Lab with Jose Vargas' book, Dear America, and Michael Dougherty's book, My Father Left Me Ireland
Through December 12, RefugiARTE Exhibit, an exhibition of editorial cartoons from Latin American artists reflecting the journey of people fleeing conflict and persecution
November 21, Middle Ground, a student-organized discussion centered on various topics related to immigration following the Provost's Forum.
November 11, Distinguished Lecture on Immigration with Jason DeParle, New York Times reporter and author
November 4, Talent From All Corners Symposium; RSVP here. In this panel discussion on “Talent From All Corners: How Immigration Helps Shape American Scientific Leadership”, a group of prominent and highly promising scientists, led by Nobel Laureate Professor Robert Lefkowitz, will share their own stories as first, second, or third generation immigrants, their research and its significance, and their perspective on immigration and its role in shaping American scientific leadership.
October 28, Future of DACA Information Session with Kate Evans, Director of the Duke Immigrant Rights Clinic
October 24, Immigration Enforcement in North Carolina presented by Kate Evans, Director of the Duke Immigrant Rights Clinic and Eisha Jain, Visiting Professor of Law, Duke School of Law
October 24, “Concentration Camps: Then and Now”- A panel discussion hosted by the Franklin Humanities Institute. Speakers Andrea Pitzer, Jonathan Katz and Roxana Bendezú talk about migrant camps on the US-Mexico border: how they compare to different forms of mass civilian detention around the world from the 19th century onward and how this historical context can help the American public think about recent controversies on what to call these camps.
The Forum is organized by a university-wide steering committee, and is sponsored by the Office of the Provost. The committee is co-chaired by Associate Provost Noah Pickus and Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement Abbas Benmamoun. Additional members include: Abdullah Antepli, Gary Bennett, Joseph Blocher, Peter Feaver, Jennifer Goins, Eisha Jain, Hallie Knuffman, Mitchell Melkonian, Şeun Bello Olámosù, Liliana Paredes, Gunther Peck, and Suzanne Shanahan. Members of the Student Advisory Committee are: Daisy Almonte, Reiss Becker, Lizzie Bond, Saheel Chodavadia, Corey Pilson (artist), Axel Herrera Ramos, and Nicolás Sánchez.
Parking will be available in the Bryan Center parking deck. Free parking passes will be available from the attendant when exiting the deck. Faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to use their on-campus parking assignments.
For more information, contact Jennifer Goins